Census Tract Demographic-Economic Patterns
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June 2023 .. updated U.S. census tract demographic-economic estimates and projections, annual 2020 through 2030 available in July 2023. Subject matter items include selected items:
general demographics .. social .. economic .. housing
.. E-mail us for more information, updates and briefs or call (888-364-7656).
Averaging 4,000 population, the most populous census tract as of 2020 was in San Diego County, CA -- tract 06073018700 (Camp Pendleton, 37,892 population). Use the interactive table below to view, rank, examine Census 2020 demographics by tract. Access 2020 tract data online use VDA Web GIS. The Neighborhoods Project includes ~600 subject matter items for 84,414 tracts based on ACS 2021 estimates.
How have trade/market areas, neighborhoods and other small area geographies changed since 2010? 2020? We develop geographic-demographic-economic data; integrate multi-sourced data for analysis and decision-making; and work with stakeholders to facilitate data access and analysis. We specialize in small area data and difficult to estimate populations. This section provides information on new developments and resources, and direct access to many tools, that can facilitate improved data-driven planning and analysis.
Illustrative Patterns of Diversity 2010 & 2020 by 2020 Tract Views ..
.. learn how and where diversity is changing
.. Los Angeles area; create your own views using VDA Web GIS
Census Tract Neighborhood GIS Project Illustrative Views ..
.. based on ACS 2021
.. choose from ~600 topics .. click graphic for larger views
2020 Tract Data Resources
Download no fee ACS 2020 (xlsx) California tracts file (requires user group id)
.. zip file includes metadata text file
01 ACS 2020 Data Profile Datasets (4 files) fee based; one time download
02 use Open VDA Web GIS (OVDAW); map and view/analyze tract demographics (all U.S.)
.. click here to start OVDAW; no login; no fee; only requires Web browser
.. click here to learn more about using OVDAW.
03 Census 2020 with Integrated ACS 2020 & Related Items
.. 1 dBase or xlsx file; fee-based; one time download
.. related items: housing price index, LMI measures, HUD QCT measures, other
05 Item #03 as shapefile; fee-based
07 Item #03 as annual subscription
.. updates during year includes Census 2020 items not yet released
09 Item #07 with DEDE annual subscription
.. DEDE .. build your own custom files; use without restriction
11 DEDE annual subscription
.. build your own tract custom files (different vintages) ; use without restriction
Bank Locations in Context of %Majority-Minority Population by Census 2020 Tract
.. central Oklahoma; red-orange %MM patterns in Oklahoma city area
.. bank locations shown by green circle markers
.. %MM color patterns shown in legend at left of map
.. partial profile for tract 40-051-000901 (at pointer) shown at right of map
Patterns of Majority-Minority Population by Census 2020 Tract
.. click graphic for larger view with legend.
.. use the Visual Data Analytics VDA Web GIS .. create similar views
zoom & label; integrate your data; knit with different geography.
.. nothing to install; use browser with most any device (desktop suggested).
Census Bureau ACS 2020 Tract "Richer Demographics" Delayed
.. until March 2022 .. the latest demographic-economic data for census tracts from the American Community Survey (ACS 2019) are estimates centric to mid-2017 for survey respondents over the 5-year period 2015-2019. Updated and extended annually, the ProximityOne annual time series tract estimates-projections are available for the period 2017 through 2026 (using Census 2020 geography). The scope of subject matter is broader that available from ACS. These data are the best resource for analyzing national scope small area demographic-economic-business characteristics, patterns and change. Corresponding subject matter at the county, metro, state and national levels enable wide ranging geographic comparisons.
Census Block, Block Group & Census Tract Pattern Analysis
Join us in an upcoming one-hour Data Analytics Lab session; information.
Census Tract Updates (scroll section)
Census Tract Demographic Characteristics: 2020 Geography & Demographics .. goto top
.. Interactive Table .. see related interactive tables
.. 84,122 tracts in states & D.C.; total population: 331,449,281.
.. access via VDA Web GIS in map or grid/table with SQL features.
.. click column header to sort; click again to sort other direction.
.. initial load may require 10 seconds.
Table Usage Notes
.. click ShowAll button between queries
.. find all tracts in a county; use Find GeoID with only 5 state+county code
default is 06019 -- Fresno County, CA
.. find all tracts in a CBSA; use Find CBSA with 5 character CBSA code
default is 19100 -- Dallas CBSA
See state, county, CBSA codes
Column Headers; Subject Matter Items
- GeoID -- 11 character unique Census 2020 tract code
- Land Area sqmt
- Water Area sqmt
- Population One Race 2020
- White alone 2020
- Black alone 2020
- AIAN alone 2020
- Asian alone 2020
- NHOPI alone 2020
- Other alone 2020
- Multi Race 2020
- White NonHisp 2020
- Black NonHisp 2020
- Hispanic (any race) 2020
- Population 18+ 2020
- Population 18+ One Race 2020
- White alone 18+ 2020
- Black alone 18+ 2020
- AIAN alone 18+ 2020
- Asian alone 18+ 2020
- NHOPI alone 18+ 2020
- Other alone 18+ 2020
- Multi Race 18+ 2020
- White 18+ NonHisp 2020
- Black 18+ NonHisp 2020
- Hispanic 18+ (any race) 2020
- Group Quarters 2020
- Group Quarters Inst 2020
- Group Quarters NonInst 2020
- Total Housing Units 2020
- Occupied Units 2020
- Vacant Units 2020
About Census Tract Geography and Codes
.. see about census tract geography
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Learn more about census tract demographic economic data and related analytical tools. Join us in a Data Analytics Lab session. There is no fee for these one-hour Web sessions. Each informal session is focused on a specific topic. The open structure also provides for Q&A and discussion of application issues of interest to participants.
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