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Geolytics--Census Information in a New Package: 1990 Long Form (STF 3)

Geolytics provides repackaged census data from the 1970, 1980, 1990 and 2000 censuses. Data extraction is by menu choices. Creates thematic choropleth maps as images, reports in dbase (or text) format. Boundaries and data can be exported as shapefiles.

1990 Long Form

CensusCD 1990 Long Form is a unique software package that combines an enormous amount of valuable demographic statistics with the power to easily select, map, and export the data. This one CD-ROM is the easiest-to-use and most complete source for detailed information about the people, housing, and economy of the United States in 1990.

CensusCD 1990 Long Form is an integrated data and software package. Data reports and thematically shaded, color maps are created on the fly from the one CD. You don't have to open multiple programs, import boundaries, or edit files and tables, and you don't have to be an expert in statistics or mapping to use this product.

It includes all of the data, map boundaries, and software you need in one seamless package.

The data provide details about the population and housing of the United States. It has demographic information down to the neighborhood level (block groups) from the 1990 US Census (STF3 A, B, C and D).

The Software on CensusCD 1990 Long Form makes it simple to search and select the data you're interested in. You can custom tailor reports down to the neighborhood level, around a central point, or for several areas at once. You can view, export, or print results as maps, text, or data reports. CensusCD 1990 Long Form lets you create your own computed fields from the data and maps too. You can even export any of the geographic boundaries to other mapping packages.

1990 Long Form in 2000 Boundaries

CensusCD 1990 Long Form in 2000 Boundaries allows users to access US Census data from 1990 and easily compare it with the 2000 Census data. It is the finest source of Census data from 1990 expressed at all of the 2000 geographies. The CensusCD 1990 Long Form in 2000 Boundaries is based upon the long form (STF 3) questions answered by one in six households in the 1990 census. It includes detailed demographic data about topics such as population, household structure, income, poverty, education level, employment, housing costs, immigration, and other variables. The 1990 Long Form in 2000 Boundaries is an invaluable resource for policy makers, community organizations, and researchers who want to analyze the changes that have occurred in the U.S. from 1990 to 2000.

Why Normalize 1990 Data to 2000 Geographic Boundaries? Geographic boundaries change from census to census based on many factors. In the example below Pima County, Arizona is shown broken-out at the census tract level. At a glance, one can observe that there are changes in the census tracts from 1990 to 2000. In fact, Pima County split tracts into multiple parts, with the overall number of tracts growing from 115 to 198 tracts.