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Census Reference Publications

Censuses of Population: 2010

Census Data

Census of Population and Housing Publications
http://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html

This page contains links to all of the historical census reports from 1790 to 2010, including Census of Housing reports). Note: Not all titles are available within these online individual census reports series. Those titles indicated as not available can be searched using the Library of Congress Online Catalog to determine LC holdings: Direct links to the catalog records pertaining to the 2010 decennial Census are included below.
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A Guide To Locating Selected U.S. Decennial And Economic Census Publications In The Library Of Congress

Table of Contents

Overview
Introduction
Census Reference Publications
      Censuses of Population
            Census Data
            History
            Catalogs/Guides/Indexes
            Specific Censuses
            State Censuses
      Economic Censuses
Census Search Strategies
Current Business Reports
Special Censuses
LC Catalog Searches


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2010 Census of Population and Housing
http://www.census.gov/prod/cen2010/index.html

Includes links to CPH-1. Summary Population and Housing Characteristics, CPH-2. Population and Housing Unit Counts, Technical Documentation, Notes and Errata, and the 2010 Census Briefs

Redistricting 2010 [electronic resource]. Version 1.0. E. Brunswick, NJ : GeoLytics, [2011]. 1 CD-ROM : col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 user guide. Scales differ. Accompanying user guide has title: 2010 redistricting (PL 94-171) user guide
LC Catalog Record: 2012594267
LC Call Number: G3701.E25 2011 .R4 CD (Request in Geography and Map Reading Room)

Contains Census 2010 redistricting data. Includes the following tables:

P1: Race;
P2: Hispanic/Latino, and not Hispanic/Latino by Race;
P3: Race for the Population 18 Years and Over;
P4: Hispanic/Latino, and not Hispanic/Latino by Race for Those 18 and Older;
H1: Occupancy Status of Housing Units and covers all of the following geographies:
Nation, State, County, City/Town, Congressional District, Tract, Block Groups, Blocks, Place, County Subdivision (CMD, CCD), Elementary School District, Secondary School District, Unified School District, American Indian Area/Alaskan Native Area/Hawaiian Home Land (Native Lands), State Legislative District - Lower Chamber, State Legislative District - Upper Chamber, Voting District, Metropolitan Statistical Area, Micropolitan Statistical Area, and Metropolitan Division.

Summary file 1 2010 [electronic resource]. Version 1.1. E. Brunswick, NJ : GeoLytics, [2011]. 2 CD-ROMs : col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 user guide. Scales differ.
LC Catalog Record: 2012594268
LC Call Number: G3701.E25 2011 .S8 CD (Request in the Geography and Map Reading Room)

"Provides details about the population of the United States. It is a 100% count of all Americans. It has variables including race, Hispanics, age of head of household, age of children, presence of older relatives, composition of the family, family size, rent vs. own, etc. It has many levels of geography including: State, County, Tract, Block Group, Block, MCD/CCD, Place, Congressional divisions and Zip (ZCTA) and many Geographic Indicators as well."--Geolytics web site.

Summary file 1 2010 in 2000 boundaries [electronic resource]. Version 1.0. E. Brunswick, NJ : GeoLytics, [2011]. 1 CD-ROM : col. ; 4 3/4 in. + 1 user guide. Scales differ.
LC Catalog Record: 2012594270
LC Call Number: G3701.E25 2011 .S81 CD (Request in the Geography and Map REading Room)

"Provides details about the population of the United States. It is a 100% count of all Americans. It has variables including race, Hispanics, age of head of household, age of children, presence of older relatives, composition of the family, family size, rent vs. own, etc. It has many levels of geography including: State, County, Tract, Block Group, Block, MCD/CCD, Place, Congressional divisions and Zip (ZCTA) and many Geographic Indicators as well."--Geolytics web site..

American Community Survey 2010 [electronic resource] (USB drive) Prepared by the U.S. Census Bureau. E. Brunswick, N. J. : GeoLytics, [2011]. 1 USB Flash Drive (16GB) : sd., col. ; 3/4 x 2 in.+ 1 User's guide. Scales not given.
LC Catalog Record: 2012594269
LC Call Number: G3701.J3 2011 .A4 (Request in the Geography and Map Reading Room. Some restrictions may apply.

Contains economic, demographic, social and housing information.

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Census History

A short introduction to the U.S. Census by John D. Carl. Boston : Pearson Education, c2012. 148 p.
LC Call Number: HA37.U55 C32 2012
LC Catalog Record: 2011410242

Countdown to census day : progress report on the Census Bureau's preparedness for the enumeration. Washington : U.S. G.P.O. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., 2010. 113 p.

LC Call Number: KF26 .H6323 2010b (Request in Law Library)
LC Catalog Record: 2011388684
Also available online via GPO.

Hearing before the Federal Financial Management, Government Information, Federal Services, and International Security Subcommittee of the Committee on Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs, United States Senate, of the One Hundred Eleventh Congress, second session, February 23, 2010. Additional hearings on preparations for the 2010 Census can be identified by searching the Library of Congress United States--Census, 2010.

Coverage measurement in the 2010 census / Panel on Correlation Bias and Coverage Measurement in the 2010 Decennial Census, edited by Robert M. Bell and Michael L. Cohen. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2009. 161 p.
LC Call Number: HA201.14 .N375 2009
LC Catalog Record: 2009281688
Also available online External Link via the National Academy Press.

Designing the 2010 census : first interim report. Panel on Research on Future Census Methods; Michael L. Cohen and Benjamin F. King, editors. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, c2000. 41 p.
LC Call Number: HA201.14 .N38 2000
LC Catalog Record: 00701508

Experimentation and evaluation plans for the 2010 census: interim report, Panel on the Design of the 2010 Census Program of Evaluations and Experiments ; Lawrence D. Brown, Michael L. Cohen and Daniel L. Cork, editors. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, c2008. 97 p.
LC Call Number: HA201.14 .N385 2008
LC Catalog Record: 2009284631

Planning the 2010 census : second interim report Panel on Research on Future Census Methods, Daniel L. Cork, Michael L. Cohen, and Benjamin F. King, editors. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 2003. 133 p.
LC Call Number: HA201.14 .N38 2003
LC Catalog Record: 2004271145

Reengineering the 2010 census : risks and challenges, Panel on Research on Future Census Methods ; Daniel L. Cork, Michael L. Cohen, and Benjamin F. King, editors. Washington, D.C. : National Academies Press, 2004. 269 p.
LC Call Number: HA201.14 .N38 2004
LC Catalog Record: 2004103813
Online: http://www.nap.edu/books/0309091896/html/ External Link via National Academies Press

Catalogs, Guides, Indexes

U.S. Census and Demographic Information: A general guide to understanding and finding demographic data produced by the U.S. Census Bureau University of Michigan Library. January 17, 2013.

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Census Tracts: 2010

2010 Census - Census Tract Reference Maps
http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/maps/reference.html

2010 Census Tract Relationship Files
http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/relationship.html

Select the link Tract Relationship Files for links to the files as well as an overview and other information about these files. According to the Census Bureau web site, the 2010 Census Tract Relationship files allow users to "compare the universe of Census 2000 tracts to the universe of 2010 Census tracts. From these files, data users may determine how Census 2000 tracts relate to 2010 Census tracts and vice versa."

Finding Census Tract Data External Link, by Kathleen Weessies, Head Map Library. Michigan State University Libraries.

Although written for a Michigan State University audience, this guide includes a brief overview of census tracts, their history, and links to other sources of census tract data.

Census Maps: 2010

2010 Census - Census Block Maps
http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/maps/block/2010/index.html

2010 Census - Census Tract Reference Maps
http://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/maps/reference.html

2010 Census, local Census offices with type of enumeration areas
[Washington, D.C.] : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Economic and Statistics Administration, Bureau of the Census, [2009?] 1 map : Scale 1:5,000,000 (W 130--W 60/N 55--N 25).
LC Call Number: G3701.E25 2009 .U5 Request in the Geography & Map Reading Room.
LC Catalog Record: 2010587946

American Indians and Alaska natives in the United States ; American Indians and Alaska natives in Alaska . United States Census Bureau ; prepared by Geography Division. [Washington, D.C.?] : U.S. Department of Commerce, Economic and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census Bureau, [2010?] 2 maps on 1 sheet : both sides, color ; each 87 x 118 cm. Scale 1:4,300,000; Scale 1:3,300,000.
LC Call Number: G3701.G6 2010 .U5 Request in Geography & Reading Room.
LC Catalog Record: 2011594821

2010 Census Geographic Products at a Glance
http://www.census.gov/geo/www/2010census/

Geographic Relationships Over Time
https://www.census.gov/geo/maps-data/data/relationship.html

"The geographic comparability file provides a simple relationship between each 2010 Census county subdivision and its comparable Census 2000 county subdivision (if comparability exists) with an additional comments section to describe more detailed changes. For the vast majority of records, there is a one-to-one relationship between a 2010 Census county subdivision and a Census 2000 county subdivision, although names and codes may have changed between censuses." Census Bureau Web site as viewed July 31, 2013.

Substantial Changes to Counties and County Equivalent Entities: 1970-Present
http://www.census.gov/geo/reference/county-changes.html

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