Learn the definition and history of census tracts, how they are updated and how to compare census tract boundaries decade to decade.
Building and Maintaining the Master Address File (MAF) [PDF]
Learn about the history of the MAF, types of addresses it contains, how it is updated and challenges involved in updating it.
Quantifying the Quality of the MAF/TIGER Data Base: An Exploration [PDF]
Learn about spatial data quality including it was perceived in the past and issues with improving it.
2010 Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) and Characteristics of Microdata [PDF]
Learn the definition and history of PUMAs, and how they were delineated for 2010.
The Use of ESRI Software in the Delineation of Urban Areas for the 2010 Census [PPT] or [PDF]
Learn how urban areas were delineated after the 2010 Census.
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