2000 Block Population

This page last updated: 04/06/2007
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


Metadata Summary

Originator Legislative Coordinating Commission - GIS Office
Abstract A polygon dataset at which population data was collected and tabulated for the 2000 census. The block boundaries are physical features, such as streets, highways, rivers, lakes, pipelines, and power lines; and political boundaries, such as counties, cities, and towns.
Browse Graphic View a sample of the data.
Time Period of Content Date 2000
Currentness Reference Data current as of 2000 Census Bureau TIGER line file publication
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Distributor Organization LCC-GIS Office
Ordering Instructions This data set is distributed on the internet in two ways. Clicking the link under 'Online Linkage' allows you to preview the data and download part or all of the data set in shapefile format. Alternatively, you can download the entire dataset in shapefile format from the LGO FTP site.

Interactive map download: When you access the interactive map download site from the 'Online Linkage', this data layer appears in the map box. The interactive map allows you to examine the linework of the data set and its attributes before you decide to download it. You can designate the area you wish to download by drawing a box on the screen with the 'zoom in' tool. Then use the 'download' tool to download the subset of the file to your own machine in ArcView shapefile format. The shapefile, associated data tables, metadata, and liability notice are all included in the download. Besides the data layer which you have selected, this map may contain related data sets as well as reference information. You may choose to examine and download any of the related data sets at the same time. See the help at the site for more detail.

FTP download: To download the entire file, point your browser to:

ftp://ftp.commissions.leg.state.mn.us/pub/gis/Redist2000/Shape/lccblk2000.zip

The 'ZIP' file contains the following:
- DBF file
- SHP file
- SHX file
Choose the option to save this file to disk and designate a local location.
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" in Section 6 of this metadata.

Full Metadata

2000 Block Population

Go to Section:
1. Identification Information
2. Data Quality Information
3. Spatial Data Organization Information
4. Spatial Reference Information
5. Entity and Attribute Information
6. Distribution Information
7. Metadata Reference Information

 
Section 1 Identification Information   Top of page
Originator Legislative Coordinating Commission - GIS Office
Title 2000 Block Population
Abstract A polygon dataset at which population data was collected and tabulated for the 2000 census. The block boundaries are physical features, such as streets, highways, rivers, lakes, pipelines, and power lines; and political boundaries, such as counties, cities, and towns.
Purpose This database of Block Boundaries was developed from U.S. Census Bureau 2000 TIGER/Line files as part of the most recent redistricting effort.
Time Period of Content Date 2000
Currentness Reference Data current as of 2000 Census Bureau TIGER line file publication
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency As needed
Spatial Extent of Data State of Minnesota
Bounding Coordinates -97.5
-89.0
49.5
43.0
Place Keywords Minnesota
Theme Keywords boundaries, block, blocks, block groups, tract, tracts, census blocks
Theme Keyword Thesaurus ISO 19115 Topic Category
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur, Director
LCC GIS Office
Room 85; State Office Building
St. Paul, MN, Minnesota 55155
Phone: Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: Fax: 651-297-3699
E-mail: lee.meilleur@commissions.leg.state.mn.us
Browse Graphic View a sample of the data.
Browse Graphic File Description
Associated Data Sets

 
Section 2 Data Quality Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Attribute Accuracy
Logical Consistency
Completeness Block boundaries are complete statewide
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Vertical Positional Accuracy Not Applicable
Lineage Census Bureau TIGER/Line File, Version 2000
After the data was received from the Census Bureau, Legislative GIS staff added/standardized the attribute items, and created Maptitude Caliper files that were converted to ESRI Shapefiles. More information about the PL-94-171 data can be found at http://www.census.gov/
Source Scale Denominator
 
Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Native Data Set Environment Maptitude 4.5
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data Census Block Number
Spatial Object Type Vector
Vendor Specific Object Types Arc, Polygon
Tiling Scheme State
 
Section 4 Spatial Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme UTM
Ellipsoid GRS80
Horizontal Datum NAD83
Horizontal Units Meters
Distance Resolution
UTM Zone Number 15
 
Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Entity and Attribute Overview ''AREA''
''PERIMETER''
''BLK2000_'' Internal Record Number
''BLK2000_ID'' Unique Record Number
''ID'' Caliper Record Number
''BLK'' Census Block Number, 2000
''TRACT'' Census Tract Code, 2000
''NAME'' Name of Geographic Area
''NUMBER'' Block Number
''COUNTY'' FIPS County Code, 2000
''VTD'' Census Voting District Code, 2000
''MCD'' Minor Civil Division Codes, 2000
''CD00'' Congessional District Codes, 2000
''SD00'' Senate District Codes, 2000
''HD00'' House District Codes, 2000
''POPULATION'' Population 1990
''POPULATION1'' Population 1999
''POPULATION2'' Population 2000
''HISPANIC_O'' Hispanic Origin
''HISPANIC_1'' Hispanic Origin %
''NH_WHT'' Non-Hispanic White
''NH_DOJ_BLK'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black
''NH_DOJ_BL1'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black %
''NH_DOJ_IND'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian
''NH_DOJ_IN1'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian %
''NH_DOJ_ASN'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian
''NH_DOJ_AS1'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian %
''NH_DOJ_HWN'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Hawaiian
''NH_DOJ_OTH'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Race
''NH_DOJ_OT1'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Multi Race
''NH_OTHM'' Non-Hispanic Other Multi Race
''MINORITY'' Total Minority Population
''F18_POP_19'' 18+ Population 1990
''F18_POP'' 18+ Population 2000
''H18_POP'' 18+ Hispanic
''H18_POP1'' 18+ Hispanic %
''NH18_WHT'' 18+ Non-Hispanic White
''NH18_DOJ_B'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black
''NH18_DOJ_1'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Dep. of Justice) Black %
''NH18_DOJ_I'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian
''NH18_DOJ_2'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Dep. of Justice) Indian %
''NH18_DOJ_A'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian
''NH18_DOJ_3'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Dep. of Justice) Asian %
''NH18_DOJ_H'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Hawaiian
''NH18_DOJ_O'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Race
''NH18_DOJ_4'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Multi Race
''NH18_OTHM'' 18+ Non-Hispanic Other Multi Race
''F18_MINORI'' 18+ Minority Population
''BLKD'' Population Density - Black
''ASND'' Population Density - Asian
''INDD'' Population Density - Indian
''HSPD'' Population Density - Hispanic
''BLKCLASS'' Black Population Density Class
''ASNCLASS'' Asian Population Density Class
''INDCLASS'' Indian Population Density Class
''HSPCLASS'' Hispanic Population Density Class
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation ''Black'' - Non Hispanic Black or African American + Non Hispanic Black or African American and White

''Asian'' - Non Hispanic Asian + Non Hispanic Asian and White

''Hispanic'' - Hispanic of Any Race

''Indian'' - Non Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native + Non Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native and White

''Other'' - Non Hispanic Some Other Race

''Other Multi Race'' - Where more than one minority race is listed
 
Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher LCC-GIS Office
Publication Date 03/29/2001
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur
Director
LCC-GIS Office
Room 85; State Office Building
St. Paul, Minnesota 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail: lee.meilleur@commissions.leg.state.mn.us
Distributor's Data Set Identifier Live Data and Maps - ArcIMS Image Service
Distribution Liability The Geographic Information System (GIS) Data to which this notice is attached are made available pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13). THE GIS DATA ARE PROVIDED TO YOU AS IS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY AS TO THEIR PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The GIS Data were developed by the LCC - GIS Office for its own internal business purposes. The LCC - GIS Office does not represent or warrant that the GIS Data or the data documentation are error-free, complete, current, or accurate. You are responsible for any consequences resulting from your use of the GIS Data or your reliance on the GIS Data. You should consult the data documentation for this particular GIS Data to determine the limitations of the GIS Data and the precision with which the GIS Data may depict distance, direction, location, or other geographic features. If you transmit or provide the GIS Data (or any portion of it) to another user, the GIS Data must include a copy of this disclaimer.
Transfer Format Name Shapefile
Transfer Format Version Number
Transfer Size 209 MB
Ordering Instructions This data set is distributed on the internet in two ways. Clicking the link under 'Online Linkage' allows you to preview the data and download part or all of the data set in shapefile format. Alternatively, you can download the entire dataset in shapefile format from the LGO FTP site.

Interactive map download: When you access the interactive map download site from the 'Online Linkage', this data layer appears in the map box. The interactive map allows you to examine the linework of the data set and its attributes before you decide to download it. You can designate the area you wish to download by drawing a box on the screen with the 'zoom in' tool. Then use the 'download' tool to download the subset of the file to your own machine in ArcView shapefile format. The shapefile, associated data tables, metadata, and liability notice are all included in the download. Besides the data layer which you have selected, this map may contain related data sets as well as reference information. You may choose to examine and download any of the related data sets at the same time. See the help at the site for more detail.

FTP download: To download the entire file, point your browser to:

ftp://ftp.commissions.leg.state.mn.us/pub/gis/Redist2000/Shape/lccblk2000.zip

The 'ZIP' file contains the following:
- DBF file
- SHP file
- SHX file
Choose the option to save this file to disk and designate a local location.
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above.
 
Section 7 Metadata Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Metadata Date 04/06/2007
Contact Person Information Anelia Milbrandt, GIS Specialist
LCC - GIS Office
Room 60; State Office Building
St. Paul, Minnesota 55155
Phone: 651-215-3848
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail: anelia.milbrandt@commissions.leg.state.mn.us
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/gc/stds/metadata.htm


This page last updated: 04/06/2007