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January 2016. The importance of understanding the demographic-economic make-up and patterns for state legislative districts can hardly be overstated. Community and neighborhood challenges and opportunities are shaped by demographic-economic dynamics. Legislative district incumbents and stakeholders need this information to assess conditions and plan to meet the needs of residents. Only by knowing "where we are" can we develop the most effective plans for improvement. Use the GIS project to examine state legislative districts in context of neighborhoods and small area socioeconomic patterns (details below).

General Demographics
State legislative districts are diverse; they range in population from 2,706 to 971,140. The median age ranges from 19.5 years to 63.7 years. Use the interactive table below to view other demographic characteristics. Compare districts of interest.
.. related sections/tables: Social.. Economic .. Housing characteristics.

New York Metro House Districts & Economic Prosperity by ZIP Code
Illustrative GIS application showing legislative districts contextually with other geography & subject matter. House districts black boundary & district code; patterns of median household income by ZIP code.

- View developed using CV XE GIS and related GIS project.
- see below in this section about using this GIS project.

This section is focused on tools, resources and methods that you can use to access, integrate and analyze state legislative district general demographics data. The U.S. national scope ACS 2014 (released December 2015) State Legislative District Demographic-Economic Dataset contains approximately 600 subject matter items tabulated for each state legislative district organized into four subject matter groups:
  • General Demographics -- this section
  • Social Characteristics
  • Economic Characteristics
  • Housing Characteristics

See more about the importance of these data.

Data reviewed in this section are based on the American Community Survey (ACS) 2014 5-year estimates for state legislative districts defined as of the 2014 legislative session. See notes on importance of these data. See similar ranking tables for: Congressional Districts | Census Tracts | ZIP Codes | State, Metro & County.

Texas State Legislative Districts -- Upper
Patterns of percent population age 65 years and over by upper/senate legislative district.
Metros shown with red-brown boundary.

- View developed using CV XE GIS and related GIS project.

Texas State Legislative Districts -- Lower
Patterns of percent population age 65 years and over by lower/house legislative district.
Metros shown with red-brown boundary.

- View developed using CV XE GIS and related GIS project.

Get a Custom Map for Your State of Interest
Use this form to request a no fee map graphic similar to the one shown above for a state of interest. Enter the request with state name in the text section; e.g., "Requesting state legislative district %population 65 years & over for Illinois SLDL."

Using the Interactive Table
Use the interactive ranking table in this section to view, query, rank, compare general demographics of the population, households and families for these areas. The scroll box shown below lists each of the subject matter items available for each area via the ranking table. In the subject matter items scrollbox, subject matter items are organized into to mini-tables with related items. The number at the left of the subject matter item is also used as the short name for the subject matter item in the column header in the ranking table.

General Demographics Items
  D001     Total population
  D002 Male
  D003 Female
  D004 Under 5 years
  D005 5 to 9 years
  D006 10 to 14 years
  D007 15 to 19 years
  D008 20 to 24 years
  D009 25 to 34 years
  D010 35 to 44 years
  D011 45 to 54 years
  D012 55 to 59 years
  D013 60 to 64 years
  D014 65 to 74 years
  D015 75 to 84 years
  D016 85 years and over
  D017 Median age (years)
  D018 18 years and over
  D019 21 years and over
  D020 62 years and over
  D021 65 years and over
  D022     18 years and over
  D023 Male
  D024 Female
  D025     65 years and over
  D026 Male
  D027 Female
  D028     Total population
  D029 One race
  D030 Two or more races
  D031 One race
  D032     White
  D033     Black or African American
  D034     American Indian and Alaska Native
  D035         Cherokee tribal grouping
  D036         Chippewa tribal grouping
  D037         Navajo tribal grouping
  D038         Sioux tribal grouping
  D039     Asian
  D040         Asian Indian
  D041         Chinese
  D042         Filipino
  D043         Japanese
  D044         Korean
  D045         Vietnamese
  D046         Other Asian
  D047     Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  D048         Native Hawaiian
  D049         Guamanian or Chamorro
  D050         Samoan
  D051         Other Pacific Islander
  D052     Some other race
  D053 Two or more races
  D054     White and Black or African American
  D055     White and American Indian and Alaska Native
  D056     White and Asian
  D057     Black or African American and American Indian and Alaska Native
    Race alone or in combination with one or more other races
  D058     Total population
  D059 White
  D060 Black or African American
  D061 American Indian and Alaska Native
  D062 Asian
  D063 Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander
  D064 Some other race
  D065     Total population
  D066 Hispanic or Latino (of any race)
  D067     Mexican
  D068     Puerto Rican
  D069     Cuban
  D070     Other Hispanic or Latino
  D071 Not Hispanic or Latino
  D072     White alone
  D073     Black or African American alone
  D074     American Indian and Alaska Native alone
  D075     Asian alone
  D076     Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
  D077     Some other race alone
  D078     Two or more races
  D079         Two races including Some other race
  D080         Two races excluding Some other race, and Three or more races
  D081     Total housing units

State Legislative District ACS 2014 Interactive Tables -- General Demographics
  Click ShowAll button between Find/Queries. Use mouseover on column header to view column description.
  See usage notes below table. See related tables --

Usage Notes
  • If table not showing any rows; click ShowAll button below table.
  • Use vertical and horizontal scroll bars to navigate up/down or left/right.
  • Adjust column widths using column divider between header cells.
  • Type> -- use to select Upper/Senate (610) or Lower/House (620)
  • Find Name> button -- use to select district based on exact spelling of partial name in column 1.
    .. Key in exact up/low case spelling of partial name of district in the edit box to right of Find Name> button.
    .. overwriting the value "State House District 79".
    .. click the Find Name> button ... table refreshes with all districts with matched spelling in column 1.
  • Selected columns -- "Pop.W1.B1.AIAN1.Asn1.NHPI1.Hisp" below the table to show only these columns;
    .. click "All columns" button to restore view to all columns.

  • All items are estimates centric to mid-2012.
  • Click ShowAll button between specific area queries.
  • Cells with -1 value could not be estimated (for this geography and this time frame).

State Legislative Districts GIS Project/Datasets
1. Install the ProximityOne CV XE GIS
... omit this step if CV XE GIS software already installed.
... run the CV XE GIS installer
... take all defaults during installation
2. Download the State Legislative Districts GIS Project fileset
... requires ProximityOne User Group ID (join now)
... unzip State Legislative Districts GIS project files to local folder State Legislative Districts GIS Project
3. Open the sld2014b.gis project
... after completing the above steps, click File>Open>Dialog
... open the file named C:\sld2014\sld2014b.gis
4. Done .. the start-up view is similar to Texas SLD graphic shown above.

GIS Layers
The GIS project includes these layers/shapefiles/datasets:
1. U.S. by state
2. U.S. by CBSA/Metro - set to MSA only at start-up
3. U.S. by County - check layer checkbox in legend to show in map window
4. Texas Primary and Secondary Roads - set to Interstate only at start-up; names as labels optionally turned on
5. Houston Super Neighborhoods (SNBR) - check layer checkbox in legend to show in map window
The following graphic shows the SNBRs in context of patterns of economic prosperity (median household income) by ZIP code area. Use the GIS project to examine relationships between neighborhoods and state legislative districts. Click graphic for larger view (expand browser window for best quality view).
6. Texas State Legislative Districts - Upper with integrated DP1 demographics
7. Texas State Legislative Districts - Lower with integrated DP1 demographics
8. Texas ZIP Code Area with integrated selected demographic-economic items
    - initially set to patterns of median household income
9. MapQuest OpenStreetMaps

Need assistance using any aspect of these tools or data? Join us in a Data Analytics Lab session. There is no fee for these one-hour Web sessions.

State Legislative Districts
State legislative districts are the areas from which members are elected to state or equivalent entity legislatures. State legislative districts are comprised of upper (senate) and lower (house) chambers. Nebraska has a unicameral legislature and the District of Columbia has a single council; these are treated as upper-chamber legislative areas in the interactive table.

Importance of State Legislative District Demographic-Economic Data
The American Community Survey provides "richer" demographic-economic characteristics for national scope 2014 session state legislative districts. Only ACS sourced data provide details on topics such as income and poverty, labor force and employment, housing value and costs, educational participation and attainment, language spoken at home, among many related items. The approximate 600 items accessible via the dataset are supplemented by a wide range of additional subject matter.

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Additional Information
ProximityOne develops geodemographic-economic data and analytical tools and helps organizations knit together and use diverse data in a decision-making and analytical framework. We develop custom demographic/economic estimates and projections, develop geographic and geocoded address files, and assist with impact and geospatial analyses. Wide-ranging organizations use our tools (software, data, methodologies) to analyze their own data integrated with other data. Follow ProximityOne on Twitter at Contact us (888-364-7656) with questions about data covered in this section or to discuss custom estimates, projections or analyses for your areas of interest.

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