Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AC-021-002-2-1-United States-GeoLytics-1990

Subject Area: County

Bibliographic Citation: CensusCD+maps, 1990.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [principal investigator(s)] / Ease Brunswick, NJ: GeoLytics Inc.  [distributor].

Date Accessioned: 7/12/2000

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: A mapping software is included. The program allows users to export data, boundaries and map images. It also contains time series data for counties, 2000 estimates and 2005 projections of demographics. The 2000 consumer expenditure data are also included on this CD-ROM. This program can NOT read CensusCD version 1.1. The imputation indicator fields are only available on CensusCD version 1.1, AC-021-001. Users reported problems reading version 3.0 CD. 12/00 Version 4 CD was received from Geolytics. For some peculiar reasons, Salt or Pepper can not read files off this new CD. A copy was made from the original and the duplicate copy works well on both machines. 10/03 user interface program was installed to Peppermint and Spearmint. 9/06 Program is installed on Ketchup and Mustard.

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison Campus

Date Ordered: 6/15/2000

Documentation: One volume hard copy user's guide, one volume hard copy variable list, online documentation and one volume STF 3 technical documentation (shared with AC-019-001 and AC-020-001).

Abstract: Census CD contains data from 1990 Census of population and housing summary tape file 3. It provides summary statistics for various geographic areas about persons, families, households and housing units. There are 375,000 geographic areas including block groups, census tracts, MCDs, Zip codes (1992), places (cities and towns), counties, American Indian, urban areas, 104th Congressional Districts, MSA/CMSA, PMSA, states, Alaska native RC, divisions, regions and United States. Population and housing variables include age, ancestry, disability, citizenship, education, income, marital status, race, sex, travel time to work, rent, tenure, value of housing unit, number of vehicles and monthly owner costs. The map viewer can create various thematic maps using 1990 census on this CD-ROM. The graphic user interface is friendly and there is extensive on-line help assists users with the software.

Media/File Reports:

7064 (CD-ROM)
6030 (CD-ROM)