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Researching Your Service Area John Graham, Department Manager Public Documents & Patents Dept. Researching Your Service Area John Graham, Department Manager Public Documents & Patents Dept.

Uses of Census Data + Find demographics of community + Get a profile of Uses of Census Data + Find demographics of community + Get a profile of non-users – who are we not seeing in the agency +Program planning & collection development + Anticipate & meet changing needs

Geographic Areas • Data available for towns, cities, townships, counties, and Census Designated Places, Geographic Areas • Data available for towns, cities, townships, counties, and Census Designated Places, such as Turpin Hills or Kenwood • Neighborhoods, not used in Census publications. Need to find tract boundaries

Census Geography II • Census Tracts first used for Cincy in 1930. Designed to Census Geography II • Census Tracts first used for Cincy in 1930. Designed to be homogenous population groups, which today average 4, 000 people. • Neighborhood borders usually match tract borders. • Tract boundaries have changed over time. • Blocks are smallest Census geography; data available 1980 -2000.

Cincinnati Census Tract Boundaries • Neighborhoods composed of 1 or more tracts • Tracts Cincinnati Census Tract Boundaries • Neighborhoods composed of 1 or more tracts • Tracts may cross municipal boundaries • Use Government Resources-Census to find chart of tract boundaries • Or use Enter a Street Address feature

Census 2000 • www. census. gov -- American Fact. Finder • Phased release of Census 2000 • www. census. gov -- American Fact. Finder • Phased release of data in Summary Files • Summary File 4 recently released. Has ancestry, disability, language data • Website has 1990 & 2000 data only • Tract/block boundaries only – no neighborhoods listed

Summary File 1 (SF 1) • • Basic population & housing counts Covers 63 Summary File 1 (SF 1) • • Basic population & housing counts Covers 63 racial groups Actual counts, no sampling or adjustments From the national level down to the block level • Used for House apportionment

Summary File 2 (SF 2) • • Detailed population & housing data Reported in Summary File 2 (SF 2) • • Detailed population & housing data Reported in up to 63 racial/ethnic groups Also complete count, no sampling From tract level up to national level

Summary File 3 (SF 3) • Sample data of 1 in 6 households • Summary File 3 (SF 3) • Sample data of 1 in 6 households • 813 detailed housing, social, and economic tables, including income, education, and language • From block group up to national level • Lots of breakdowns by race/ethnicity: 51 tables across 9 separate groups

Summary File 4 (SF 4) • 335 population tables across racial/ethnic groups • From Summary File 4 (SF 4) • 335 population tables across racial/ethnic groups • From tract level to national level • Detailed characteristics: grandparents as caregivers, ancestry groups • Released for Ohio July 27, 2003

What’s Not Available • Religion • Appalachian origin • Names of individuals or businesses What’s Not Available • Religion • Appalachian origin • Names of individuals or businesses • Anything more recent than the last Census in most cases • Homeless population – labeled as Homeless population

4 -part search strategy • Define your geographic area: be flexible regarding specific area 4 -part search strategy • Define your geographic area: be flexible regarding specific area • Time period. Remember detailed data available only decennially, every 10 years • Characteristics. Be sure you’re in the right Summary File to find what you need • Output. Excel, PDF, just a quick figure

Search Strategy 2 • Visit the Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission Website • Visit Search Strategy 2 • Visit the Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission Website • Visit the Census Bureau Website as needed or for more details, using the Summary Files of interest • Visit the “Census” category in the Government Resources Website

Search Strategy 3 • www. census. gov • Go to American Factfinder • Choose Search Strategy 3 • www. census. gov • Go to American Factfinder • Choose your file, Summary File 1, 2 etc. • Go to Quick Tables • Choose your Geographic level, place, tract, block, etc. • Pick the data you want • You can always click “Change Selections” to make a change

Census Documents • • • Hard copy documents 1790 -2000 Arranged by Document Call Census Documents • • • Hard copy documents 1790 -2000 Arranged by Document Call number Multiple volumes per year Use Census Catalog for index Just ask for assistance! PLCH has a complete collection

Government Resources Page Government Resources - Census Government Resources Page Government Resources - Census

Useful Websites • PLCH: www. cincinnatilibrary. org • Census Bureau: www. census. gov • Useful Websites • PLCH: www. cincinnatilibrary. org • Census Bureau: www. census. gov • UVA Historical Census Browser http: //fisher. lib. virginia. edu/census/ • Hamilton County Regional Planning Commission http: //www. hamiltonco. org/hcrpc/ • OKI www. oki. org Click on Maps & Data

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GIS Service Available • (Geographic Information System) GIS • Makes custom maps using Census GIS Service Available • (Geographic Information System) GIS • Makes custom maps using Census or other data • Staffed at Main by G&B, PD, and History • 10 -day turnaround time • Free of charge

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