Taos County Block Groups, Housing Occupancy Status (2010)

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Citation
Citation Information
Originator U.S. Census Bureau
Publication Date 2012-04-17
Publication Time 15:04:43
Title Taos County Block Groups, Housing Occupancy Status (2010)
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Online Linkage http://bber.unm.edu/fusion/dc10blockgroups/housingoccupancy/dc10taosbg_housingoccupancy.zip
Online Linkage http://bber.unm.edu/fusion/dc10blockgroups/housingoccupancy/dc10taosbg_housingoccupancy.zip
Online Linkage http://bber.unm.edu/fusion/dc10blockgroups/housingoccupancy/dc10taosbg_housingoccupancy.zip
Online Linkage https://gstore.unm.edu/apps/rgis/datasets/cd474da1-8901-4f50-9090-d3953c997f48/dc10taosbg_housingoccupancy.original.zip
Online Linkage https://gstore.unm.edu/apps/rgis/datasets/cd474da1-8901-4f50-9090-d3953c997f48/metadata/FGDC-STD-001-1998.xml
Online Linkage https://gstore.unm.edu/apps/rgis/datasets/cd474da1-8901-4f50-9090-d3953c997f48/metadata/FGDC-STD-001-1998.html
Online Linkage https://gstore.unm.edu/apps/rgis/datasets/cd474da1-8901-4f50-9090-d3953c997f48/metadata/ISO-19115:2003.xml
Online Linkage https://gstore.unm.edu/apps/rgis/datasets/cd474da1-8901-4f50-9090-d3953c997f48/metadata/ISO-19115:2003.html
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Description
Abstract The once-a-decade decennial census was conducted in April 2010 by the U.S. Census Bureau. This count of every resident in the United States was mandated by Article I, Section 2 of the Constitution and all households in the U.S. and individuals living in group quarters were required by law to respond to the 2010 Census questionnaire. The data collected by the decennial census determine the number of seats each state has in the U.S. House of Representatives and is also used to distribute billions in federal funds to local communities. The questionnaire consisted of a limited number of questions but allowed for the collection of information on the number of people in the household and their relationship to the householder, an individual's age, sex, race and Hispanic ethnicity, the number of housing units and whether those units are owner- or renter-occupied, or vacant. Results for sub-state geographic areas in New Mexico were released in a series of data products. The first wave of results was released on March 15, 2011, through the Redistricting Data (PL94-171) Summary File. This batch of data covers the state, counties, places (both incorporated and unincorporated communities), tribal lands, school districts, neighborhoods (census tracts and block groups), individual census blocks, and other areas. The Redistricting products provide counts by race and Hispanic ethnicity for the total population and the population 18 years and over, and housing unit counts by occupancy status. The 2010 Census Redistricting Data Summary File can be used to redraw federal, state and local legislative districts under Public Law 94-171. This is an important purpose of the file and, indeed, state officials use the Redistricting Data to realign congressional and state legislative districts in their states, taking into account population shifts since the 2000 Census. More detailed population and housing characteristics were released in the summer of 2011. The data in these particular RGIS Clearinghouse tables are for Taos County and all census block groups within Taos County. There are two data tables. One provides total counts of housing units, ocupied housing units and vacant housing units, while the other provides counts of total housing uings along with proportions of occupied and vacant housing units. These files, along with file-specific descriptions (in Word and text formats) are available in a single zip file.
Purpose To provide data for total, occupied and vacant housing units that may be useful in various planning and academic applications.
Supplemental Information These particular tables provide data for Taos County and all census block groups within Taos County. The table that is labeled DC10_00166 provides a counts of total housing units, total occupied housing units and total vacant housing units. The table that is labeled DC10_00167 provides a count of total housing units along with a percent distribution of occupied housing units and vacant housing units.
Time Period of Content
Range of Dates/Times
Beginning Date 2010-04-01
Ending Date 2010-04-01
Currentness Reference These files were created with information from the Redistricting Data (PL94-171) Summary File. The New Mexico data were released on March 15, 2011, just less than one year after the decennial census was conducted.
Status
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency Once every 10 Years
Spatial Domain
Bounding Coordinates
West Bounding Coordinate -106.058364
East Bounding Coordinate -105.200117
North Bounding Coordinate 36.995991
South Bounding Coordinate 36.013014
Keywords
Theme
Thesaurus None
Keyword Decennial Census
Keyword 2010 Census
Keyword Housing Units
Keyword Occupancy
Keyword Vacancy
Theme
Thesaurus ISO 19115 Topic Categories
Keyword society
Place
Thesaurus None
Keyword Taos County
Keyword Census Block Groups
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Point of Contact
Contact Information
Contact Person Primary
Contact Person
Contact Organization
Contact Organization Primary
Contact Organization University of New Mexico, Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER)
Contact Person
Contact Position Economist or Head of Information Services
Contact Address
Address Type mailing and physical address
Address MSC06 3510, 1 University of New Mexico
Address 303 Girard Blvd. NE, Suite 116
City Albuquerque
State or Province NM
Postal Code 87131-0001
Country USA
Contact Voice Telephone 505-277-8300 or 505-277-3038
Contact Facsimile Telephone 505-277-2773
Contact Electronic Mail Address kshore@unm.edu or kargacin@unm.edu
Hours of Service
Contact Instructions
Data Set Credit Census Bureau
Security Information
Security Classification System None
Security Classification Unclassified
Security Handling Description None
Native Data Set Environment MS Windows XP
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Data Quality Information

Logical Consistency Report Unknown
Completeness Report These tables are complete. Data were processed for the county as a whole and all block groups within the county.
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Process Step
Process Description The BBER downloads data from the Census Bureau's web site and formats the information into Excel and CSV files. Data are formatted to meet FGDC compliant standards and checked for accuracy.
Process Date 2011-08-24
Process Time
Process Contact
Contact Information
Contact Person Primary
Contact Person
Contact Organization
Contact Organization Primary
Contact Organization University of New Mexico, Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER)
Contact Person
Contact Position Economist or Head of Information Services
Contact Address
Address Type mailing and physical address
Address MSC06 3510, 1 University of New Mexico
Address 303 Girard Blvd. NE, Suite 116
City Albuquerque
State or Province NM
Postal Code 87131-0001
Country USA
Contact Voice Telephone 505-277-8300 or 505-277-3038
Contact Facsimile Telephone 505-277-2773
Contact Electronic Mail Address kshore@unm.edu or kargacin@unm.edu
Hours of Service
Contact Instructions
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Indirect Spatial Reference Method Unknown
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Entity and Attribute Information

Detailed Description
Overview Description
Entity and Attribute Overview The data tables provide numerical counts for total housing units, occupied housing units and vacant housing units along with percent distribution of occupied and vacant housing units. There are separate rows of data for Taos County as a whole and each of the census block groups in the county. In addition, data columns in each file show relevant geocodes and area names. There is a separate Excel and CSV file for the numerical counts and the calculated proportions. Legends in each data file define the columns.
Entity and Attribute Detail Citation U.S. Census Bureau, 2010 Census, Redistricting Data (PL94-171) Summary File.
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Distribution Liability The material on this site is made available as a public service. Maps and data are to be used for reference purposes only and the Earth Data Analysis Center (EDAC), Resource Geographic Information System (RGIS) and The University of New Mexico are not responsible for any inaccuracies herein contained. No responsibility is assumed for damages or other liabilities due to the accuracy, availability, use or misuse of the information herein provided. Unless otherwise indicated in the documentation (metadata) for individual data sets, information on this site is public domain and may be copied without permission; citation of the source is appreciated.
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Digital Transfer Information
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Transfer Size
Digital Transfer Option
Online Option
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Network Resource Name https://gstore.unm.edu/apps/rgis/datasets/cd474da1-8901-4f50-9090-d3953c997f48/dc10taosbg_housingoccupancy.original.zip
Access Instructions Download from Resource Geographic Information System (RGIS) at http://rgis.unm.edu.
Fees None. The files are available to download from Resource Geographic Information System (RGIS) (http://rgis.unm.edu).
Ordering Instructions Contact Earth Data Analysis Center at clearinghouse@edac.unm.edu
Custom Order Process Contact Earth Data Analysis Center at clearinghouse@edac.unm.edu
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Metadata Reference Information

Metadata Date 2020-10-23
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 None
Metadata Use Constraints None
Metadata Security Information
Security Classification System None
Security Classification Unclassified
Security Handling Description None
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