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Mapping Statistical Data
  -- GIS tools & data resources you can use

.. statistical mapping & visual data analysis ... Geographic Information Systems (GIS) provide flexible and powerful capabilities to combine maps with data. In our increasingly data rich environment, we often experience "drowning in data." GIS tools can help harness disparate and voluminous data and assist with data linkage. This section provides links to other sections that provide information on ready-to-use, "production" GIS projects and datasets that you can use.

May 2017. Individual shapefiles and related data are now included in this section. See details below. Shapefiles can be added to existing GIS projects as new layer(s). The full GIS projects section is retained for now. Providing access to individual shapefiles offers an à la carte approach to adding data to an existing GIS project.

GIS Projects -- Topics in this Section
  • K-12 Curriculum Program
    - Data Analytics & Mapping Statistical Data in the Classroom
  • Recent Additions
    - Individual Metro Series - Houston -- 04/17/17 - see below
    - School District, Roads, Census Blocks - 02/16/17 - see below
    - State Population & Components of Change 2010-2016 - 12/22/16 - see below
    - Mapping Tract Demographics - 10/19/16 - see below
    - Mapping Roads & Census Blocks - 08/16/16 - see below
    - Regional Price Parities by Metro & State - 07/09/16 - see below
    - Census Divisions & Regions - 07/08/16 - see below
    - Real Gross Domestic Product by State & Area - 06/23/16 - see below
    - Housing Price Index by Metro; 2015Q1-2016Q1 - 07/02/16 - see below
    - Housing Price Index by 5-Digit ZIP Code; 2010-2015 - 07/02/16 - see below
  • GIS Projects/Datasets/Applications
    - Metros -- individual metros/metro groups; new April 2017
    - World by Country
    - U.S. by State
    - U.S. by Congressional District
    - State Legislative Districts
    - U.S. by Metropolitan Area
    - U.S. by County
    - U.S. by City/Place
    - U.S. by ZIP Code Area
    - State by Census Tract (each/all states)
    - State by Block Group
    - State by Census Block
    - Roads & Census Blocks
    - K-12 Schools & School Districts
    - K-12 Schools & School District Data Analytics

Patterns of Per Capita Personal Income Change: 2008 to 2014 by County
  -- relative to U.S. 2008-2014 change
To illustrate, the following graphic shows patterns of per capita personal income change 2008 to 2014 by county relative to the U.S. See more information. Click graphic for larger view with legend and additional details. Make variations of this map view using resources described in this section. Optionally integrate your own data.

  -- view created using CV XE GIS and associated REIS GIS Project

GIS provides us with a way to improve collaboration; we can more easily comprehend and understand geographic relationships and patterns among "variables" and statistical data. As we reduce tabular data to visual representations, we are better able to communicate "what the data are telling us" among stakeholders and teams/committees. This second dimension, learning what the data are telling us, provides the power of creating insights for more effective decision-making.

Guide to Mapping Statistical Data
Resources described in this section can be used by most anyone with a Windows-based computer, Internet and basic familiarization with related operations. Many interested users can proceed directly to use the software and data. Others might benefit from background information and guidance in using the resources. For example, we make extensive use of terms including shapefile, geocodes, census tracts, etc. While many of these terms are described in the glossary, the User's Guide and learning modules provide extended contextual information.

Selected User's Guide topics:
  • Getting started overview .. GIS & Geospatial Analysis
  • Types of vector maps and geographic objects.. Area, line, point maps
  • Creating a map from scratch

Data Analytics & Mapping Statistical Data in the Classroom: K-12 Curriculum Program
Most of the GIS projects described in sections presented below already include a set of steps, mini-tutorials and information about installing and getting started with each GIS project. For K-12 schools, we also develop teacher/student classroom materials. There are no fees for these resources. The teacher/student materials are designed as classroom modules that can be revised/extended by the instructor. The classroom modules include teacher and student notes with suggested exercises. For more information, check the checkbox "K-12 Curriculum Program" in the Contact Us form.

GIS Projects & Applications
Applications make use of a range of statistical data from the Federal Statistical System, and other sources, integrated with shapefiles from the Census Bureau TIGER/Line shapefiles, OpenStreetMaps, and other sources.

About GIS
.. http://proximityone.com/aboutgis.pdf

Applications with Google
.. extracting geometry from TIGER/Line shapefiles for integration with Google Maps
.. Data Analytics Blog

World by Country
.. http://proximityone.com/world2015.htm

U.S. by Division & Region
.. http://proximityone.com/regions.htm

U.S. by State
  • state population & components of change estimates 2010-2016 -- 12/22/16
    .. features new 2016 estimates released 12/16.
    .. http://proximityone.com/states2016.htm
  • applications using American Community Survey (ACS) median household income
    .. http://proximityone.com/state_mhi2013.htm
  • applications using Census 2010-2015 population estimates
    and Bureau of Economic Analysis 2015 personal income estimates; 12/26/15
    .. http://proximityone.com/states2015.htm
  • applications using Gross Domestic Product
    patterns of real GDP by year; 06/23/15
   .. http://proximityone.com/gdp.htm

U.S. by Congressional Districts
.. applications using urban areas layer in combination with congressional districts layer
.. http://proximityone.com/cd113_maps.htm

State Legislative Districts
.. 2014 session state legislative district demographic-economic characteristics
.. http://proximityone.com/sld14dp1.htm
     New York metro house districts & ZIP code $MHI patterns
    

U.S. by Metropolitan Area
  • Regional Price Parities by Metro - 07/09/16
    .. http://proximityone.com/rpp.htm
  • Housing Price Index by Metro; Quarterly Update 2015Q1-2016Q1 -- 07/02/2016
    .. http://proximityone.com/hpi.htm
  • Largest 50 Metropolitan Areas - 01/05/16
    .. all U.S. Core-Based Statistical Areas (CBSAs=metros) are included
    .. each/all metros populated with annual population estimates 2010-2014
    .. start-up view is 50 largest; user can change this to, say, the largest 100 CBSAs
    .. project illustrates layer with thematics pattern map of all CBSAs (%population change)
    .. see project details: http://proximityone.com/largest_50_metros.htm

Individual Metros and Metro Groups
... metros are progressively added:
  • Houston, TX Metro .. GIS Project details (same page)

U.S. by County
  • applications using County Business Patterns 2014 -- 4/22/16
    .. http://proximityone.com/cbp14.htm
  • applications using Per Capita Personal Income by county
    .. http://proximityone.com/reis.htm

U.S. by City/Place
.. applications using model-based city/place population estimates and trend data
.. http://proximityone.com/places2014.htm

U.S. by ZIP Code Area
  • Housing Price Index by 5-Digit ZIP Code; Annual 2010-2015 -- 07/02/2016
    .. http://proximityone.com/hpizip.htm
  • applications using ACS data
  • http://proximityone.com/mapping_zipcode_demographics.htm

U.S. by Census Tract
.. about census tracts
  • key in an address here to determine census tract code.
  • Mapping Census Tract Demographics -- 10/19/2016
    .. http://proximityone.com/mapping_tract_demographics.htm
    .. map any county by census tract; choose your own subject matter
  • applications using ACS data
  • State by Neighborhood -- updated 7/14/16
    .. Iowa by Census Tract -- select any state

State & County Areas by Block Group
1. key in an address here to determine block group code.
  .. about block groups
2. applications using ACS data
  .. http://proximityone.com/mapping_bgdata.htm
3. Linguistic Isolation Patterns by Block Group - 01/09/16
  .. illustrates analytical steps using Los Angeles County by block group
  .. illustrates using API tools to access ACS 2014 5-year estimates
  .. replicate operations for any county in U.S.
  .. http://proximityone.com/linguistic_isolation_bg.htm
4. Crime Incidence and Socioeconomic Patterns - 01/12/16
  .. illustrates analytical steps using Kansas City, MO crime data and ACS census block and block group data
  .. illustrates using API tools to access ACS 2014 5-year estimates
  .. replicate operations for any area in U.S. where location-based/address crime data are available.
  .. http://proximityone.com/crime_data_analytics.htm

State & County by Census Block
Census block demographics only available from Census 2010/decennial census
  .. not available from American Community Survey or other statistical programs
1. key in an address here to determine census block.
  .. about census blocks
2. applications using Census 2010 Summary File 1 data
  .. http://proximityone.com/mapping_census_blocks_gis.htm
3. applications focused on urban/rural characteristics & patterns
  .. http://proximityone.com/mapping_census_blocks.htm
4. Crime Incidence and Socioeconomic Patterns - 01/12/16
  .. illustrates analytical steps using Kansas City, MO crime data and ACS census block and block group data
  .. illustrates aggregating crime data by location to create census block level summary statistics
  .. replicate operations for any area in U.S. where location-based/address crime data are available.
  .. http://proximityone.com/crime_data_analytics.htm

Roads & Census Blocks
1. UsIng TIGER 2016 roads & blocks shapefiles.
  .. about TIGER/Line

K-12 School & School Districts Data Analytics
• Texas School Districts Demographic/Enrollment Patterns -- 05/03/16
.. examine annual enrollment and enrollment change 2011-12 - 2015-16
.. apply tools to your districts of interest
.. http://proximityone.com/tx_sd_2016.htm
• Dallas ISD Data Analytics.
.. tools, data & methods to analyze schools in context
.. apply tools to your districts of interest
.. http://proximityone.com/k12_schools_data_analytics_dallasisd.htm

Shapefiles & Related Files -- goto top
Download individual shapefiles and related data described below. Add these files to existing GIS projects as new layer(s). These files are available to CV XE GIS Level 2 or Level 3 licensed users with an active support license. UserID and password are required. Unzip shapefile zip files of interest to your existing GIS project folder. The list of available shapefiles is updated frequently. Watch GISNews updates for new items being added.

These files generally update annually. The current version is 2016 vintage. 2017 vintage files are expected to become available in AUgust/September 2017.

Shapefile Table of Contents
  • View U.S. Primary-Secondary Roads Shapefile
  • View U.S. City-Places Shapefile with Integrated Demographics
  • View U.S. County Shapefile with Integrated 2010-2016 Population & Housing
  • View U.S. School Districts Shapefile with Integrated School District Finances
  • extended set of shapefiles to be added.

SPRISEC U.S. Primary-Secondary Roads Shapefile -- goto Shapefile TOC
285MB zip file expanding to 500MB shapefile
See related section for application details.
Click this link to download the zip file; expand the zip file to an existing GIS project folder.
Shapefile Name: tl_2016_us_prisecroads.shp

S160010 U.S. City-Places Shapefile with Integrated Demographics -- goto Shapefile TOC
See related section for application details & interactive table.
Click this link to download the zip file; expand the zip file to an existing GIS project folder.
Shapefile Name: cb_2016_us_place_500k_pop2016.shp
Attributes/Fields (scroll section):
1 STATEFP C, 2, 0
2 PLACEFP C, 5, 0
3 PLACENS C, 8, 0
4 AFFGEOID C, 16, 0
5 GEOID C, 7, 0
6 NAME C, 100, 0
7 LSAD C, 2, 0
8 ALAND N, 14, 0
9 AWATER N, 14, 0
10 CEN2010 N, 9, 0
11 BASE2010 N, 9, 0
12 POP2010 N, 9, 0
13 POP2011 N, 9, 0
14 POP2012 N, 9, 0
15 POP2013 N, 9, 0
16 POP2014 N, 9, 0
17 POP2015 N, 9, 0
18 POP2016 N, 9, 0
19 CHG1016 N, 9, 0
20 CHG1016P N, 9, 1

See field descriptions in DMD Guide (base file, geography only, before subject matter integrated).

Suggested 5 interval thematic pattern settings; vary as desired.
For Caption/view -- Places 10000+ Pop %Chg 2010-16
Interval 1
Area.Color=$FFA8A8
Area.OutlineColor=$FF5B5B
Legend=20% or more
Query=pop2016>10000 and CHG1016P>=20

Interval 2
Area.Color=$77FFBB
Area.OutlineColor=$A653
Legend=10 - 20%
Query=pop2016>10000 and CHG1016P>=10 and CHG1016P<20

Interval 3
Area.Color=$9BFFFF
Area.OutlineColor=$B3B3
Legend=0 - 10%
Query=pop2016>10000 and CHG1016P>0 and CHG1016P<10

Interval 4
Area.Color=$AEC9FF
Area.OutlineColor=$1562FF
Legend=-5 - 0%
Query=pop2016>10000 and CHG1016P>-5 and CHG1016P<=0

Interval 5
Area.Color=$6A6AFF
Area.OutlineColor=RED
Legend=-5% or less
Query=pop2016>10000 and CHG1016P<-5


S050010 U.S. County Shapefile with Integrated 2010-2016 Population & Housing -- goto Shapefile TOC
See related section for application details & interactive table.
Click this link to download the zip file; expand the zip file to an existing GIS project folder.
Shapefile Name: cb_2016_us_county_500k_pophsg2016.shp
Attributes/Fields (scroll section):
1 GEOID C, 5, 0
2 NAME C, 100, 0
3 CSAFP C, 3, 0
4 CBSAFP C, 5, 0
5 METDIVFP C, 5, 0
6 POP2010 N, 9, 0
7 POP2011 N, 9, 0
8 POP2012 N, 9, 0
9 POP2013 N, 9, 0
10 POP2014 N, 9, 0
11 POP2015 N, 9, 0
12 POP2016 N, 9, 0
13 CHG1015 N, 9, 0
14 CHG1015P N, 9, 1
15 CHG1016 N, 9, 0
16 CHG1016P N, 9, 1
17 HU2010 N, 9, 0
18 HU2011 N, 9, 0
19 HU2012 N, 9, 0
20 HU2013 N, 9, 0
21 HU2014 N, 9, 0
22 HU2015 N, 9, 0
23 HU2016 N, 9, 0
24 HUCHG1016 N, 9, 0
25 HUCHG1016P N, 9, 1


See field descriptions in DMD Guide (base file, geography only, before subject matter integrated).

Suggested 5 interval thematic pattern settings; vary as desired.
For Caption/view -- HsgUnits %Chg 2010-16
Interval 1
Area.Color=$FF9797
Area.OutlineColor=BLUE
Legend=10% or more
Query=HUCHG1016P>=10

Interval 2
Area.Color=$FF80
Area.OutlineColor=$C462
Legend=5 - 10%
Query=HUCHG1016P>=5 and HUCHG1016P<10

Interval 3
Area.Color=$B7FFFF
Area.OutlineColor=$B9B9
Legend=1 - 5%
Query=HUCHG1016P>=1 and HUCHG1016P<5

Interval 4
Area.Color=$A6C2FF
Area.OutlineColor=$50F4
Legend=-1 - 1%
Query=HUCHG1016P>=-1 and HUCHG1016P<1

Interval 5
Area.Color=$9B9BFF
Area.OutlineColor=$F4
Legend=Less than -1%
Query=HUCHG1016P<-1



S950010 U.S. School Districts Shapefile with Integrated School District Finances -- goto Shapefile TOC
See related section for application details & interactive table.
Click this link (available June 8, 2017) to download the zip file; expand the zip file to an existing GIS project folder.
Shapefile Name: cb_2016_us_schooldistricts_sdfa15.shp
... FY 2015 sources & uses of funds by school district.

GISNews Group -- goto top
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GISNews is a member-based group. There is no fee. Join here. GISNews is intended for those interested in GIS but with little or no experience. as well as for developers and GIS specialists.

ProximityOne User Group -- goto top
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