Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: AC-027-003-1-1-United States-GeoLytics-2000

Subject Area: County

Bibliographic Citation: CensusCD 2000: short form summary file 1 (SF1).  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [principal investigator(s)] / Ease Brunswick, NJ: GeoLytics Inc.  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: SF12000

Date Accessioned: 1/13/2004

Number of Files Received: 0

Comments: Geolytics Release 1.0. Ran setup from the CD-ROM and installed the program to C:\SF12000 directory on public-use PC. This program has built-in data reporting and exporting capabilities as well as thematically shaded, color-mapping capabilities. Users can extract data as dbf, ASCII, shape or mid/mif files and use them as input files for other programs e.g. statistical (SAS, SPSS), database (Access, Oracle), spreadsheet (Excel, 1-2-3), and mapping (Arc View, MapInfo). 9/06 Program is installed on Ketchup and Mustard. 7/09 Beer and Wine replaced Ketchup and Mustard. 5/14 An ISO image was created on the network drive for this CD-Rom.

Access Status: Access limited to UW Campus

Date Ordered: 12/15/2003

Documentation: Machine-readable and one volume hard copy user's guide shard with AC-027-001 and AC-027-002 through AC-027-006. Geolytics web site has a online Guided Tour for using this product. A report called Summary File 1, Census of population and housing 2000, technical documentation is availble from the CD-ROM in the Doc folder in PDF format. View online CensusCD 2000 User's Guide . See CDE acquisition number 1714.01 for User's Guide (updated 4/17/07).

Abstract: The data on CensusCD 2000/Short Form provides details about the population of the United States. It has demographic information down to the neighborhood level (block groups) from the most recent US 2000 Census. The variables include race (and Hispanic designation), age of head of household, age of children, presence of older relatives, composition of the family, family size, rent vs. own, etc. The CensusCD/2000 Short Form has data at 8 levels of geography: State, County, Tract, Block Group, MCD/CCD, Place, Congressional divisions and Zip (ZCTA). For a complete list of short form variables, please click this link.

Media/File Reports:

7324 (CD-ROM)
6020 (CD-ROM)