Taos 2000 Census Tracts

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Identification Information

Citation
Citation Information
Originator U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census Geography Division
Publication Date 2009-02-16
Publication Time 00:00:00
Title Taos 2000 Census Tracts
Geospatial Data Presentation Form vector digital data
Publication Information
Publication Place Washington, DC
Publisher U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census Geography Division
Other Citation Details
Online Linkage https://gstore.unm.edu/apps/rgis/datasets/10125378-6fe8-4980-ae39-f6d0d89bfacc/tgr55tr00shp.original.zip
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Online Linkage https://gstore.unm.edu/apps/rgis/datasets/10125378-6fe8-4980-ae39-f6d0d89bfacc/metadata/ISO-19115:2003.xml
Online Linkage https://gstore.unm.edu/apps/rgis/datasets/10125378-6fe8-4980-ae39-f6d0d89bfacc/metadata/ISO-19115:2003.html
Larger Work Citation
Description
Abstract TIGER, TIGER/Line, and Census TIGER are registered trademarks of the Bureau of the Census. The Redistricting Census 2000 TIGER/Line files are an extract of selected geographic and cartographic information from the Census TIGER data base. The geographic coverage for a single TIGER/Line file is a county or statistical equivalent entity, with the coverage area based on January 1, 2000 legal boundaries. A complete set of Redistricting Census 2000 TIGER/Line files includes all counties and statistically equivalent entities in the United States and Puerto Rico. The Redistricting Census 2000 TIGER/Line files will not include files for the Island Areas. The Census TIGER data base represents a seamless national file with no overlaps or gaps between parts. However, each county-based TIGER/Line file is designed to stand alone as an independent data set or the files can be combined to cover the whole Nation. The Redistricting Census 2000 TIGER/Line files consist of line segments representing physical features and governmental and statistical boundaries. The Redistricting Census 2000 TIGER/Line files do NOT contain the ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) and the address ranges are of approximately the same vintage as those appearing in the 1999 TIGER/Line files. That is, the Census Bureau is producing the Redistricting Census 2000 TIGER/Line files in advance of the computer processing that will ensure that the address ranges in the TIGER/Line files agree with the final Master Address File (MAF) used for tabulating Census 2000. The files contain information distributed over a series of record types for the spatial objects of a county. There are 17 record types, including the basic data record, the shape coordinate points, and geographic codes that can be used with appropriate software to prepare maps. Other geographic information contained in the files includes attributes such as feature identifiers/census feature class codes (CFCC) used to differentiate feature types, address ranges and ZIP Codes, codes for legal and statistical entities, latitude/longitude coordinates of linear and point features, landmark point features, area landmarks, key geographic features, and area boundaries. The Redistricting Census 2000 TIGER/Line data dictionary contains a complete list of all the fields in the 17 record types.
Purpose In order for others to use the information in the Census TIGER data base in a geographic information system (GIS) or for other geographic applications, the Census Bureau releases to the public extracts of the data base in the form of TIGER/Line files. Various versions of the TIGER/Line files have been released; previous versions include the 1990 Census TIGER/Line files, the 1992 TIGER/Line files, the 1994 TIGER/Line files, the 1995 TIGER/Line files, the 1997 TIGER/Line files, the 1998 TIGER/Line files, and the 1999 TIGER/Line files. The Redistricting Census 2000 TIGER/Line files were originally produced to support the Census 2000 Redistricting Data Program.
Supplemental Information To find out more about TIGER/Line files and other Census TIGER data base derived data sets visit http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger.
Time Period of Content
Single Date/Time
Calendar Date 2000
Currentness Reference 2000
Status
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency TIGER/Line files are extracted from the Census TIGER data base when needed for geographic programs required to support the census and survey programs of the Census Bureau. No changes or updates will be made to the Redistricting Census 2000 TIGER/Line files. Future releases of TIGER/Line files will reflect updates made to the Census TIGER data base and will be released under a version numbering system based on the month and year the data is extracted.
Spatial Domain
Bounding Coordinates
West Bounding Coordinate -106.058363
East Bounding Coordinate -105.200117
North Bounding Coordinate 36.996017
South Bounding Coordinate 36.013014
Keywords
Theme
Thesaurus None
Keyword Line Feature
Keyword Feature Identifier
Keyword Census Feature Class Code (CFCC)
Keyword Address Range
Keyword Geographic Entity
Keyword Point/Node
Keyword Landmark Feature
Keyword Political Boundary
Keyword Statistical Boundary
Keyword Polygon
Keyword County/County Equivalent
Keyword TIGER/Line
Keyword Topology
Keyword Street Centerline
Keyword Latitude/Longitude
Keyword ZIP Code
Keyword Vector
Keyword TIGER/Line Identification Number (TLID)
Keyword Street Segment
Keyword Coordinate
Keyword Boundary
Theme
Thesaurus ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Keyword boundaries
Place
Thesaurus FIPS Publication 6-4, FIPS Publication 55
Keyword United States
Keyword County
Place
Thesaurus None
Keyword Taos County
Keyword New Mexico
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None. Acknowledgment of the U.S. Bureau of the Census would be appreciated for products derived from these files. TIGER, TIGER/Line, and Census TIGER are registered trademarks of the Bureau of the Census.
Point of Contact
Contact Information
Contact Person Primary
Contact Person
Contact Organization
Contact Organization Primary
Contact Organization Earth Data Analysis Center
Contact Person
Contact Position RGIS Clearinghouse Manager
Contact Address
Address Type mailing address
Address MSC01 1110
Address 1 University of New Mexico
City Albuquerque
State or Province NM
Postal Code 87131-0001
Country USA
Contact Voice Telephone (505) 277-3622
Contact Facsimile Telephone (505) 277-3614
Contact Electronic Mail Address clearinghouse@edac.unm.edu
Hours of Service 8:00-5:00 Mountain Time Zone
Contact Instructions
Native Data Set Environment Microsoft Windows 2000 Version 5.0 (Build 2195) Service Pack 4; ESRI ArcCatalog 9.2.4.1420
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Data Quality Information

Attribute Accuracy Report
Report Accurate against Federal information Processing Standards (FIPS), FIPS Publication 6-4, and FIPS-55 at the 100% level for the codes and base names. The remaining attribute information has been examined but has not been fully tested for accuracy.
Quantitative Attribute Accuracy Assessment
Attribute Accuracy Value
Attribute Accuracy Explanation
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Report
Report The information present in these files is provided for the purposes of statistical analysis and census operations only. Coordinates in the TIGER/Line files have six implied decimal places, but the positional accuracy of these coordinates is not as great as the six decimal places suggest. The positional accuracy varies with the source materials used, but generally the information is no better than the established national map Accuracy standards for 1:100,000-scale maps from the U.S. Geological Survey (USGS); thus it is NOT suitable for high-precision measurement applications such as engineering problems, property transfers, or other uses that might require highly accurate measurements of the earth's surface. The USGS 1:100,000-scale maps met national map accuracy standards and use coordinates defined by the North American Datum, 1983. For the contiguous 48 States, the cartographic fidelity of most of the Redistricting Census 2000 TIGER/Line files, in areas outside the 1980 census Geographic Base File/Dual Independent map Encoding (GBF/DIME) file coverage and selected other large metropolitan areas, compare favorable with the USGS 1:100,000-scale maps. The Census Bureau cannot specify the accuracy of features inside of what was the 1980 GBF/DIME-File coverage or selected metropolitan areas. The Census Bureau added updates to the TIGER/Line files that enumerators annotated on maps sheets prepared from the Census TIGER data base as they attempted to traverse every street feature shown on the Census 2000 map sheets; the Census Bureau also made other corrections from updated map sheets supplied by local participants for Census Bureau programs. The locational accuracy of these updates is of unknown quality. In addition to the Federal, State, and local sources, portions of the files may contain information obtained in part from maps and other materials prepared by private companies. Despite the fact the TIGER/Line data positional accuracy is not as high as the coordinate values imply, the six-decimal place precision is useful when producing maps. The precision allows features that are next to each other on the ground to be placed in the correct position, on the map, relative to each other, without overlap.
Quantitative Horizontal Positional Accuracy Assessment
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Value
Horizontal Positional Accuracy Explanation
Logical Consistency Report The feature network of lines (as represented by Record Types 1 and 2) is compete for census purposes. Spatial objects in TIGER/Line belong to the "Geometry and Topology" (GT) class of objects in the "Spatial Data Transfer Standard" (SDTS) FIPS Publication 173 and are topologically valid. Node/geometry and topology (GT)-polygon/chain relationships are collected or generated to satisfy topological edit requirements. These requirements include: * Complete chains must begin and end at nodes. * Complete chains must connect to each other at nodes. * Complete chains do not extend through nodes. * Left and right GT-polygons are defined for each complete chain element and are consistent throughout the extract process. * the chains representing the limits of the files are free of gaps. The Census Bureau performed automated tests to ensure logical consistency and limits of files. All polygons are tested for closure. The Census Bureau uses its internally developed Geographic Update System to enhance and modify spatial and attribute data in the Census TIGER data base. Standard geographic codes, such as FIPS codes for states, counties, municipalities, and places, are used when encoding spatial entities. The Census Bureau performed spatial data tests for logical consistency of the codes during the compilation of the original Census TIGER data base files. Most of the Codes themselves were provided to the Census Bureau by the USGS, the agency responsible for maintaining FIPS 55. Feature attribute information has been examined but has not been fully tested for consistency.
Completeness Report Data completeness of the TIGER/Line files reflects the contents of the Census TIGER data base at the time the TIGER/Line files (Redistricting Census 2000 version) were created.
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Source Information
Source Citation
Citation Information
Originator U.S. Department of Commerce Bureau of the Census Geography Division
Publication Date Unpublished
Publication Time
Title Census TIGER data base
Geospatial Data Presentation Form
Publication Information
Publication Place
Publisher
Other Citation Details
Source Scale Denominator
Type of Source Media On line
Source Time Period of Content
Source Currentness Reference Date the file was made available to create TIGER/Line File extracts.
Source Citation Abbreviation TIGER
Source Contribution Selected geographic and cartographic information (line segments) from the Census TIGER data base.
Process Step
Process Description In order for others to use the information in the Census TIGER data base in a GIS or for other geographic applications, the Census Bureau releases periodic extracts of selected information from the Census TIGER data base, organized as topologically consistent networks. Software (TIGER DB routines) written by the Geography Division allows for efficient access to Census TIGER system data. TIGER/Line files are extracted from the Census TIGER data base by county or statistical equivalent area. Census TIGER data for a given county or statistical equivalent area is then distributed among 17 fixed length record ASCII files, each one containing attributes for either line, polygon, or landmark geographic data types. The Census Bureau has released various versions of the TIGER/Line files since 1988, with each version having more updates (feature and feature names, address ranges and ZIP Codes, coordinate updates, revised field definitions, etc.) than the previous version.
Source Used Citation Abbreviation TIGER
Process Date 2000
Process Time
Process Contact
Process Step
Process Description Metadata imported.
Source Used Citation Abbreviation TIGER
Process Date 2009-01-23
Process Time
Process Contact
Process Step
Process Description Metadata imported.
Source Used Citation Abbreviation TIGER
Process Date 2009-01-26
Process Time
Process Contact
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Spatial Data Organization Information

Indirect Spatial Reference Method Rio Arriba County (35039)
Direct Spatial Reference Method Vector
Point and Vector Object Information
SDTS Terms Description
SDTS Point and Vector Object Type G-polygon
Point and Vector Object Count 6
SDTS Terms Description
SDTS Point and Vector Object Type Entity point
Point and Vector Object Count Unknown
SDTS Terms Description
SDTS Point and Vector Object Type Complete chain
Point and Vector Object Count Unknown
SDTS Terms Description
SDTS Point and Vector Object Type GT-polygon composed of chains
Point and Vector Object Count Unknown
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Spatial Reference Information

Spatial Reference
Name North American Datum of 1983
Code EPSG:4269
URL http://www.epsg-registry.org/export.htm?gml=urn:ogc:def:crs:EPSG::4269
Spatial Reference
Name Geodetic Reference System 80
Code EPSG:7019
URL http://www.epsg-registry.org/export.htm?gml=urn:ogc:def:ellipsoid:EPSG::7019
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Entity and Attribute Information

Detailed Description
Entity Type
Entity Type Labeltgr55tr00
Entity Type Definition Census Block Groups from 2000 Census
Entity Type Definition Source Census Bureau
Attribute
Attribute Label FID
Attribute Definition Internal feature number.
Attribute Definition Source ESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute
Attribute Label Shape
Attribute Definition Feature geometry.
Attribute Definition Source ESRI
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute
Attribute Label ID
Attribute Definition ID Field
Attribute Definition Source Census Bureau
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain Unique Identifier
Attribute
Attribute Label FIPSSTCO
Attribute Definition State & County fipscode
Attribute Definition Source Census Bureau
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain State & County fipscode
Attribute
Attribute Label TRT2000
Attribute Definition 2000 Census Tracts
Attribute Definition Source Census Bureau
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain 2000 Census Tracts
Attribute
Attribute Label STFID
Attribute Definition ID if the county, tract, and block fipscodes
Attribute Definition Source Census Bureau
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain ID if the county, tract, and block fipscodes
Attribute
Attribute Label TRACTID
Attribute Definition Tract Number
Attribute Definition Source Census Bureau
Attribute Domain Values
Unrepresentable Domain Tract Number
Overview Description
Entity and Attribute Overview The TIGER/Line files contain data describing three major types of features/entities; Line Features - 1) Roads 2) Railroads 3) Hydrography 4) Miscellaneous transportation features and selected power lines and pipe lines 5) Political and statistical boundaries Landmark Features - 1) Point landmarks, e.g., schools and churches. 2) Area landmarks, e.g., Parks and cemeteries. 3) Key geographic locations (KGLs), e.g., shopping centers and factories. Polygon features - 1) Geographic entity codes for areas used to tabulate the Census 2000 census statistical data and 1990 geographic areas 2) Locations of area landmarks 3) Locations of KGLs The line features and polygon information form the majority of data in the TIGER/Line files. Some of the data/attributes describing the lines include coordinates, feature identifiers (names), CFCCs (used to identify the most noticeable characteristic of a feature), address ranges, and geographic entity codes. The TIGER/Line files contain point and area labels that describe landmark features and provide locational reference. Area landmarks consist of a feature name or label and feature type assigned to a polygon or group of polygons. Landmarks may overlap or refer to the same set of polygons. The Census TIGER data base uses collections of spatial objects (points, lines, and polygons) to model or describe real-world geography. The Census Bureau uses these spatial objects to represent features such as streets, rivers, and political boundaries and assigns attributes to these features to identify and describe specific features such as the 500 block of Market Street in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
Entity and Attribute Detail Citation U.S. Bureau of the Census, TIGER/Line files, Redistricting Census 2000 Technical Documentation. The TIGER/Line documentation defines the terms and definitions used within the files.
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Distribution Information

Distributor
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Digital Transfer Information
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Digital Transfer Option
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Computer Contact Information
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Metadata Reference Information

Metadata Date 2019-04-21
Metadata Review Date
Metadata Future Review Date
Metadata Contact
Contact Information
Contact Person Primary
Contact Person
Contact Organization
Contact Organization Primary
Contact Organization Earth Data Analysis Center
Contact Person
Contact Position Clearinghouse Manager
Contact Address
Address Type mailing and physical address
Address MSC01 1110
Address 1 University of New Mexico
City Albuquerque
State or Province NM
Postal Code 87131-0001
Country USA
Contact Voice Telephone 505-277-3622 ext. 230
Contact Facsimile Telephone 505-277-3614
Contact Electronic Mail Address clearinghouse@edac.unm.edu
Hours of Service 0800 - 1700 MT, M-F -7 hours GMT
Contact Instructions
Metadata Standard Name FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata Standard Version FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata Time Convention
Metadata Access Constraints
Metadata Use Constraints
Metadata Security Information
Security Classification System
Security Classification
Security Handling Description
Metadata Extensions
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