Socorro County Block Groups, Race and Hispanic Ethnicity (2010)

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Identification Information

Title Socorro County Block Groups, Race and Hispanic Ethnicity (2010)
Date 2011-05-26
Date Type Publication
Cited Responsible Party
Organization Name U.S. Census Bureau
Role identify
Presentation Form
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. The first wave of results for sub-state geographic areas in New Mexico 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 will be released in the summer of 2011. The data in these particular RGIS Clearinghouse tables are for all Block Groups in Socorro County. There are two data tables. One provides total counts by major race groups and by Hispanic ethnicity, while the other provides proportions of the total population for these same groups. These files, along with file-specific descriptions (in Word and text formats) are available in a single zip file.
Purpose To provide data for the total population by major race groups and Hispanic ethnicity. This gives the data user a snapshot of racial and Hispanic ethnicity distributions for small geographic areas in Socorro County.
Supplemental Information These particular tables provide data for Socorro County as a whole and all block groups in the county. The table that is labeled DC10_00033 provides a count of the total population, the total number of persons who identified with one and only one racial group, and a distribution of persons who identified with only one racial group according to six categories: White alone; Black or African American alone; American Indian or Alaska Native alone; Asian alone; Native Hawaiian or Other Pacific Islander alone; and Some Other Race alone. The "alone" designation refers to persons who selected only a single race on the 2010 Census questionnaire. In addition, the table provides the total number of persons who identified with two or more racial groups. The table also shows the counts of the total Hispanic and non-Hispanic populations. The persons included in these Hispanic and non-Hispanic aggregates are of any race. Lastly, there is a count of non-Hispanic persons who indicated that they were White alone, i.e., not Hispanic White alone. The table that is labeled DC10_00066 provides a count of the total population, the percent of total persons who identified with one and only one racial group, and a percent distribution of total persons who identified with only one racial group according to the six categories listed above. In addition, the table provides the percent of total persons who identified with two or more racial groups. The table also shows the percent of total persons who are Hispanic and the percent that are non-Hispanic. Lastly, the table provides the percent of total persons who are non-Hispanic and who indicated that they were White alone, i.e., not Hispanic White alone.
Status Complete
Point of Contact
Individual Name
Organization Name University of New Mexico, Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER)
Position Name Economist or Head of Information Services
Role Point of contact
Voice 505-277-8300 or 505-277-3038
Facsimile 505-277-2773
Address
Delivery Point MSC06 3510, 1 University of New Mexico
Delivery Point 303 Girard Blvd. NE, Suite 116
City Albuquerque
Administrative Area NM
Postal Code 87131-0001
Country USA
Electronic Mail Address kshore@unm.edu or kargacin@unm.edu Data_Set_Credit: Census Bureau
Maintenance and Update Frequency Once every 10 Years
Descriptive Keywords Decennial Census, 2010 Census, Race, Hispanic, Population
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Language English
Topic Category society
Extent
Geographic Bounding Box
West Bound -107.726554870605
East Bound -105.923957824707
North Bound 34.5806617736816
South Bound 33.4751930236816
Temporal Extent
Beginning Position 2010-04-01
Ending Position 2010-04-01
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Distribution Information

Distributor
Individual Name
Organization Name Earth Data Analysis Center
Position Name Clearinghouse Manager
Role Point of contact
Voice 505-277-3622 ext. 230
Facsimile 505-277-3614
Address
Delivery Point MSC01 1110
Delivery Point 1 University of New Mexico
City Albuquerque
Administrative Area NM
Postal Code 87131-0001
Country USA
Electronic Mail Address clearinghouse@edac.unm.edu
Transfer Options
Online Resource ZIP
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Spatial Reference Information

Spatial References
Indirect Spatial Reference Unknown
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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 in the county.
Lineage
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 2011-04-14
Process Time
Process Contact
Individual Name
Organization Name University of New Mexico, Bureau of Business and Economic Research (BBER)
Position Name Economist or Head of Information Services
Role Point of contact
Voice 505-277-8300 or 505-277-3038
Facsimile 505-277-2773
Address
Delivery Point MSC06 3510, 1 University of New Mexico
Delivery Point 303 Girard Blvd. NE, Suite 116
City Albuquerque
Administrative Area NM
Postal Code 87131-0001
Country USA
Electronic Mail Address kshore@unm.edu or kargacin@unm.edu Data_Set_Credit: Census Bureau
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Metadata Reference Information

File Identifier d96d0ba0-b3f4-43bf-ab6d-c56fda63ce09
Metadata Language English
Hierarchy Level Dataset
Date Stamp 2024-06-25
Metadata Standard Name ISO 19115:2003
Metadata Standard Version 1.0
Metadata Contact
Individual Name
Organization Name Earth Data Analysis Center
Position Name Clearinghouse Manager
Role Point of contact
Voice 505-277-3622 ext. 230
Facsimile 505-277-3614
Address
Delivery Point MSC01 1110
Delivery Point 1 University of New Mexico
City Albuquerque
Administrative Area NM
Postal Code 87131-0001
Country USA
Electronic Mail Address clearinghouse@edac.unm.edu
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