Category Archive: US Census Bureau

National Employment Map

Using the Longitudinal Employment Household Dynamics (LEHD) data provided by census, Harvard University PhD student Robert Manduca created a web-based mapping application of all the employment locations in the U.S.  The website allows the user to visualize the location of employment including job categories.  I found this map to be both insightful and revealing to …

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Population Statistics: Hardly Ever Talked

Commuter -adjusted population  indicates that where the jobs are and which communities do little more than give people to sleep. As a major job center Manhattan  has one of the most  dramatic changes in the daytime population.The latest report reveals that 1.5 million people live in Manhattan which is larger than the population of Dallas,Phoneix …

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Sustainable Communities HotReport

The HotReport is to give community leaders and residents a quick and easy way to determine how well the community is performing on a variety of sustainability indicators.This HotReport was developed by the HUD-DOT-EPA Partnership for Sustainable Communities – with support from the US Census Bureau. The report provides indicators for  topics such as Transportation, Housing, Economic development, …

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Dot Map of U.S. Population

Using U.S. and Canadian Census data, Brandon Martin-Anderson has developed a Census Dotmap of population patterns that is not restricted by boundaries such as roads, state lines, or other borders. A Python script was used to generate data points from U.S. Census block-level calculations. Each dot on the map corresponds to a single person. For …

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U.S. Census Bureau’s TIGERweb and TIGERweb Viewer

  TIGERweb and TIGERweb Viewer are intuitive applications released by the U.S. Census Bureau that enable users to view and query boundaries and attribute information stored in the MAF/TIGER database. They are particularly useful in linking geographic entity codes to demographic data provided by the Census Bureau, as such data are available from AmericanFactfinder. TIGERweb …

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