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LSS300: Rethinking Landscape: Census Examples

N. Antonetti, Spring 2013

Ancestry: Census Collection - Enumeration Districts

Click on U.S. Census Collection, select a year, use "browse this collection" on the right:

Census screens from Ancestry

Enumeration districts are provided, with details on locations.  For instance the schedule for District 29, Bridge Street in Northampton, shows house value, education, occupation, and more:

1930 detailed Census of Population, Northampton, MA

American Factfinder - Address Lookup

On the "Geographies" selection tab, you may use "Address" to enter a specific location.

image from American Factfinder Geographies selection

Social Explorer Population Maps

1970 Census Tract - Population Density
Click below to view a PowerPoint file of population densisty maps from the decennial Census, 1940 - 2010.

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