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NYC Area $MHI by 113th CD
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New January 2013. Based on Census 2010 data, 40 of the 113th Congress congressional districts were 100% urban. View/rank/compare/query 2010 urban-rural characteristics for the 113th Congress congressional districts (in session January 2013 to January 2015) using the interactive table in this section. These data are based on the Census 2010 Summary File 1 (SF1) census block level data. The SF1 urban/rural version (released September 2012) was used to compute the urban and rural population for the new 113th congressional district boundaries.

155 of the 113th Congressional Districts were 95% urban or more. More than half of the districts were 86% or more urban. 34 districts were more than 50% rural. The most rural district was 76.5% rural.

See related urban/rural patterns by state legislative district -- http://proximityone.com/sld2013.htm.

"Urban" and "rural" refer to the urban/rural character of the population. The population in urban census blocks is defined as urban for purposes of this section. See more about urban/rural definition and concepts.

See related section http://proximityone.com/cd113_demographics.htm for "richer demographics" based on the American Community Survey 2011 1-year estimates.

Maps & Visual Pattern Analysis. Examine individual congressional district thematic maps of economic prosperity (median household income) by neighborhood/census tract. View maps now ... choose by state or select district from contents: http://proximityone.com/cdgallery/guide/overview.htm

Use the U.S. by 113th Congressional Districts shapefile with CV XE GIS, or other GIS software, to create thematic pattern maps such as the one shown at right. This view shows patterns of median household income by 113th Congressional District for the New York City area. Click graphic for larger view. Create maps like this for any area of the U.S. with ready-to-use integrated demographic-economic attributes shown in the ranking table below and more. Optionally add your own data. Contact us for more information (mention "US by 113th CD thematic mapping").

113th Congressional Districts Census 2010 Urban/Rural Interactive Ranking Table
  Click column header to sort; again to sort other direction. Usage notes below table.
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Using the Ranking Table
  • Click on a column header to sort on that column; click column header again to sort in other direction.
  • Click ShowAll button to show all areas and restore full set of data view.
  • Click State to select all areas in a selected state (click ShowAll between selections).
  • View additional rows/areas by sliding vertical scrollbar at table right.
  • Modify column width by dragging column separator in header row.
  • View additional columns by sliding horizontal scrollbar (leftmost columns remain fixed).

Defining Urban and Rural
The population in urban census blocks is defined as urban for purposes of this section. How can the Wyoming population be 65% urban? As an example ... see in table above. There are 16,147 census blocks in Wyoming that are urban and whose land area is approximately 195 square miles with population of 364,993. There are 70,057 census blocks in Wyoming that are rural and whose land area is approximately 96,899 square miles with population of 198,633. The population that is urban (population in urban blocks) is approximately 65% of the state (100*364993/(364993+198633)). All terms and numbers here relate to Census 2010.

Data in this section were developed using the Census 2010 Summary File 1 (SF1) data. The urban/rural vintage SF1 (released September 2012) contains an urban/rural indicator for each of the more than 11 million census blocks. ProximityOne coded each census block record with the 113th Congressional District code. The block level population and housing data were then aggregated into urban and rural population and housing unit counts for each 113th Congressional District.

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