Census Atlas of the United States

Filed in Geography by on February 6, 2008


atlascover.jpgAvailable in PDF format, the Census Atlas of the United States is the first comprehensive atlas produced by the United States Census Bureau in over 80 years.  The Atlas contains almost 800 maps which look at a range of cultural and socio-economic issues “ranging from language and ancestry characteristics to housing patterns and the geographic distribution of the population.”  The atlas can be downloaded by chapters which are arranged by subject matter.  If you don’t want to go through the trouble of downloading and printing out the 300 pages of statistics and maps you can always  from the U.S. Government Bookstore.


Like this article?

Sign up for GIS Lounge's weekly newsletter for more great content:


Discuss this article

Your email address will not be shown.

More in Geography
The Role Of Geographic Profiling In Serial Violent Crime Investigation

Thanks to films like silence of the lambs, many people associate criminal profiling with the methods and techniques developed by...