Metadata: 2010 Census Block Groups

2010 Census Block Groups

Category Census
Feature Dataset Name STAND-ALONE
Item Name CENSUS_BLOCK_GROUPS_2010_PDX
Database Type
Originator
Bureau Bureau of Technology Services - Corporate GIS
Publication Date 01/01/1900
Abstract A Census Block Group is a geographical unit used by the United States Census Bureau which is between the Census Tract and the Census Block. It is the smallest geographical unit for which the bureau publishes sample data, i.e. data which is only collected from a fraction of all households.
Purpose For displaying demographic characteristics through table joins with 2010 Census summary file information.
Supplemental Information
Last Dataset Update 07/08/2015 07:41
Last Source Update 12/14/2016 01:21
Maintenance/Update Frequency Every Ten Years
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Shape Type Polygon
Feature Count 1421
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North Bounding Coordinate 996351.167650919
South Bounding Coordinate 446896.050853014
East Bounding Coordinate 7943768.28313648
West Bounding Coordinate 7353828.28969817
Theme Keyword(s) census, block group, demographics, summary file
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Place Keyword(s) Portland, Multnomah County, Washington County, Clackamas County, Oregon
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Use Constraints These data are distributed under the terms of the City of Portland Data Distribution Policy. Care was taken in the creation of this data but it is provided 'as is'. The City of Portland cannot accept any responsibility for error, omissions, or positional accuracy.
Source Dataset Type File Geodatabase
Output Geodatabase EGH_Public
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Bureau of Technology Services - Corporate GIS
503 823-5632
503 823-5194
Maps@portlandoregon.gov
1120 SW Fifth Avenue, Suite 450
Portland, OR 97204

City of Portland - BTS/CGIS
503-823-4000
503-823-5194
Maps@portlandoregon.gov
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Attribute Tables & Domains

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census_block_groups_2010_pdx
Table Description
Table Jurisdiction
Column Sort Column Name Column Alias Column Type Column Size Domain Value(s) Column Description
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1 STATE STATE String 2
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1 COUNTY COUNTY String 3
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1 TRACT TRACT String 6
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1 TRACT_NO TRACT_NO Numeric 8
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1 BG BG String 1
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1 TRBG TRBG String 7
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1 FIPS FIPS String 12
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