Census 2000 Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs)
-- using Census 2000 PUMA boundaries/shapefiles
Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) provide most detailed U.S. wall-to-wall geography for which custom-defined demographic estimates can be developed using Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) data. More about PUMS. Summary statistics are also tabulated for PUMAs for selected statistical programs.
Census 2000 5-percent Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA) boundaries and shapefiles are used with Census 2000 Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) and American Community Survey (ACS) 2011 and earlier years. Starting with ACS 2012, the 2010 vintage PUMAs are used.
2010 PUMAs. See the following related sections:
Public Use Microdata Areas -- Census 2010
Public Use Microdata Samples
Install CV XE GIS to access and use 2000 & 2010 PUMA shapefiles
Use CV XE Crosstabs to:
- create custom estimates using PUMS data
- save custom estimates into shapefile structure for pattern analysis/thematic mapping
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