Here are a few free online tutorials for learning how to work with and create maps using US Census data.
Demographic trends in the U.S. have always been a tradition and a wealth of information. After all, the United States government conducts an official census of every household and every person living within its borders every ten years. That census is not only mandated by the U.S. Constitution but the […]
New 2013 TIGER/Line Shapefiles are set for release on Thursday, August 22, 2013. The new release will include a new GIS file format: TIGER Geodatabases. The US Census switched to offering its geographic data in shapefile format in 2008 and now in 2013, will also provide GIS data in geodatabases. Some limited geographic […]
In the last few weeks of June 2012, ArcGIS 1.01 and QGIS 1.8 were released, Google slashed its Google Maps API prices and released a tracking application for mobile workers. Waze released an update that provide users with access to cheap gas locations and discounted gas coupons. The US Census […]