Census Block Groups 2017

Block Groups are a combination of census blocks and are also a subdivision of census tracts. Census Bureau Block Groups generally contain between 600 and 3000 people and are made up of on average 40 census blocks. Tracts (which are included with Maptitude and TransCAD) are made up of on average 4 Block Groups. Block Groups are more detailed than any Census geography layer shipped with Maptitude or TransCAD. Caliper also offers more detailed Census Block maps.

The Census Block Groups Data product contains a nationwide boundary file database with 220,180 census block groups and demographic data from the 2010 Census and 2015 American Community Survey (ACS).

Highlights:

  • Includes Census 2010 demographics
  • Includes decennial Census data and the annual ACS updates
  • Includes a catalog of easy-to-access Census maps

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Census Block Group map of population density by Census Block Group

Census Block Group Map

Data Fields Included:

Includes 97 fields of demographic data from the 2010 Census:

Population
Male Population
Female Population
Age<5 (Male, & Female)
Age 5 to 9 (Male, & Female)
Age 10 to 14 (Male, & Female)
Age 15 to 17 (Male, & Female)
Age 18 to 19 (Male, & Female)
Age 20 (Male, & Female)
Age 21 (Male, & Female)
Age 22 to 24 (Male, & Female)
Age 25 to 29 (Male, & Female)
Age 30 to 34 (Male, & Female)
Age 35 to 39 (Male, & Female)
Age 40 to 44 (Male, & Female)
Age 45 to 49 (Male, & Female)
Age 50 to 54 (Male, & Female)
Age 55 to 59 (Male, & Female)
Age 60 to 61 (Male, & Female)
Age 62 to 64 (Male, & Female)
Age 65 to 66 (Male, & Female)
Age 67 to 69 (Male, & Female)
Age 70 to 74 (Male, & Female)
Age 75 to 79 (Male, & Female)
Age 80 to 84 (Male, & Female)
Age 85+ (Male, & Female)
Median Age (Total, Male, & Female)
Age 18+ (Total, Male, & Female)
Age 21+
Age 62+
Age 65+ (Total, Male, & Female)
People in Households

People in Family Households  
   Householder (Total, Male, & Female)  
   Spouse
   Child
   Other Relative
   Non-Relative
People in Non-Family Household
   Householder(Male & Female)
   Non-Relative
People in Group Quarters
   In Institutionalized Qtrs
   In Non-institutionalized Qtrs
Households
Family Households
Family Households Husband/Wife
Family Households Other
   Male Householder
   Female Householder
Non-Family Households
   Living Alone
   Not Living Alone
Households w/ People <18
Households w/ People 65+
Average Household Size
Average Family Size
Housing Units
   Occupied
   Vacant
   Vacant Seasonal
Owner-Occupied Housing Units
Renter-Occupied Housing Units
Owner-Occ. Average Household Size
Renter-Occ. Average Household Size

Includes 341 fields of demographic data from the 2015 ACS:

Household Median income
Household Mean income
Household Income <$10K
Household Income $10K-14,999
Household Income $15K-24,999
Household Income $25K-34,999
Household Income $35K-49,999
Household Income $50K-74,999
Household Income $75K-99,999
Household Income $100K-149,999
Household Income $150K-199,999
Household Income $200K+
Population
Male
Female
Age <5
Age 5 to 9
Age 10 to 14
Age 15 to 19
Age 20 to 24
Age 25 to 34
Age 35 to 44
Age 45 to 54
Age 55 to 59
Age 60 to 64
Age 65 to 74
Age 75 to 84
Age 85+
Median Age
Age 62+
Age 18+
Age 21+
Male 18+
Female 18+
Age 65+
Male 65+
Female 65+
One race
White
Black
American Indian
Asian
Hawaiian
Some other race
2+ Races
2+ races: White & Black
2+ races: White & Am Indian
2+ races: White & Asian
2+ races: Black & Am Indian
Part White
Part Black
Part AmIndian
Part Asian
Part Hawaiian
Part Other
Hispanic Origin
Not Hispanic Origin
Not Hispanic White
Not Hispanic Black
Not Hispanic Am Indian
Not Hispanic Asian
Not Hispanic Hawaiian
Not Hispanic Other
Not Hispanic 2+ races
Not Hispanic 2+ Incl Other
Not Hispanic 2+ Excl Other
Housing units
Households
Family Household
Family Household Own children<Age 18
Family Household Married-couple family
Family Household Married Own children<18
Family Household Male Householder
Family Household Male Householder Own children<18
Family Household Female Householder
Family Household Female Householder Own child<18
Nonfamily Household
Nonfamily Household Householder living alone
Nonfamily Household Householder living alone 65+
Household w/1+ people <18
Household w/1+ people 65+
Average Household Size
Average Family Size
People in households
Householder
Spouse
Child
Other relatives
Nonrelatives
Nonrelatives Unmarried partner
Males Age 15+
Males Age 15+ Never married
Males Age 15+ Now married
Males Age 15+ Separated
Males Age 15+ Widowed
Males Age 15+ Divorced
Females Age 15+ Females
Age 15+ Never married
Females Age 15+ Now married
Females Age 15+ Separated
Females Age 15+ Widowed
Females Age 15+ Divorced
In school 3+
In school Nursery/preschool
In school Kindergarten
In school Elementary
In school High school
In school College/grad school
Population 25+
25+ <9th grade
25+ 9th to 12th grade, no diploma
25+ High school grad
25+ Some college, no degree
25+ Associate degree
25+ Bachelor's degree
25+ Grad or prof degree
25+ % HS grad or higher
25+ % bachelor's degree or higher
Civilian 18+
Civilian 18+ Veterans
Population 5+
5+ English only
5+ Other language
5+ Other lang Eng<very well
5+ Other lang Spanish
5+ Other lang Sp Eng<very well
5+ Other lang Indo-European
5+ Other lang Indo-Eur Eng<very well
5+ Other lang Asian and Pacific Is
5+ Other lang API Eng<very well
5+ Other lang Other
5+ Other lang Other Eng<very well
Population 16+
16+ In labor force
16+ In LF Civilian
16+ In LF Civilian Employed
16+ In LF Civilian Unemployed
16+ In LF Armed Forces
16+ Not in labor force
16+ In LF Civilian Unempl %
Own children<6
Own child<6 All parents in LF
Own children age 6-17
Own child 6-17 All parents in LF
Workers 16+
16+ Mode: Car Drove alone
16+ Mode: Car Carpooled
16+ Mode: Public trans
16+ Mode: Walked
16+ Mode: Other means
16+ Mode: Worked at home
16+ Mean travel time to work
Employed civilian population 16+
EC 16+ Occ: Manage/prof
EC 16+ Occ: Service
EC 16+ Occ: Sales/office
EC 16+ Occ: Nat res/constr/maint
EC 16+ Occ: Prod/transp/material
EC 16+ Ind: Ag/forestry/fish/mine
EC 16+ Ind: Construction
EC 16+ Ind: Manufacturing
EC 16+ Ind: Wholesale trade
EC 16+ Ind: Retail trade
EC 16+ Ind: Transportation/warehouse
EC 16+ Ind: Information
EC 16+ Ind: Finance/ins/RE/rental
EC 16+ Ind: Prof/scientific/admin
EC 16+ Ind: Ed/health/soc services
EC 16+ Ind: Art/ent/rec/acc/food
EC 16+ Ind: Other (ex public admin)
EC 16+ Ind: Public administration
EC 16+ Workers: Private wage/salary
EC 16+ Workers: Government
EC 16+ Workers: Self-employed
EC 16+ Workers: Unpaid family
Household w/earnings
Household w/earnings Mean earnings
Household w/Social Security income
Household w/SS Mean income
Household w/retirement Income
Household w/retirement Mean income
Household w/Supplemental Security Income
Household w/SSI Mean income

Household w/public assistance income
Household w/PA Mean income
Families
Fam Inc: <$10K
Fam Inc: $10K-$14,999
Fam Inc: $15K-$24,999
Fam Inc: $25K-$34,999
Fam Inc: $35K-$49,999
Fam Inc: $50K-$74,999
Fam Inc: $75K-$99,999
Fam Inc: $100K-$149,999
Fam Inc: $150K-$199,999
Fam Inc: $200K+
Median family income
Mean family income
Per capita income
Median nonfamily income
Mean nonfamily income
Median earnings for workers
Pct in poverty All families
Pct in poverty All fam Child<18
Pct in poverty All fam All child<5
Pct in poverty Married couple fam
Pct in poverty Married Child<18
Pct in poverty Married All child<5
Pct in poverty Families w/female Household
Pct in poverty Fem Householder Child<18
Pct in poverty Fem Householder All child<5
Travel time <5 min
Travel time 5-9 min
Travel time 10-14 min
Travel time 15-19 min
Travel time 20-24 min
Travel time 25-29 min
Travel time 30-34 min
Travel time 35-39 min
Travel time 40-44 min
Travel time 45-59 min
Travel time 60-89 min
Travel time 90+ min
Household Median income: White
Household Median income: Black
Household Median income: Am Indian
Household Median income: Asian
Household Median income: Hawaiian
Household Median income: Other
Household Median income: 2+ Races
Household Median income: NH White
Household Median income: Hispanic
Household Aggregate income
Household Aggregate income: White
Household Aggregate income: Black
Household Aggregate income: Am Indian
Household Aggregate income: Asian
Household Aggregate income: Hawaiian
Household Aggregate income: Other
Household Aggregate income: 2+ Races
Household Aggregate income: NH White
Household Aggregate income: Hispanic
HU Occupied
HU Vacant
Homeowner vacancy rate
Rental vacancy rate
Housing units: 1 detached
Housing units: 1 attached
Housing units: 2
Housing units: 3-4
Housing units: 5-9
Housing units: 10-19
Housing units: 20+
Housing units: Mobile home
Housing units: Boat/RV/van
Built 2005+
Built 2000 to 2004
Built 1990 to 1999
Built 1980 to 1989
Built 1970 to 1979
Built 1960 to 1969
Built 1950 to 1959
Built 1940 to 1949
Built 1939 or earlier
Rooms 1
Rooms 2
Rooms 3
Rooms 4
Rooms 5
Rooms 6
Rooms 7
Rooms 8
Rooms 9+
Median rooms
Bedrooms None
Bedrooms 1
Bedrooms 2
Bedrooms 3
Bedrooms 4
Bedrooms 5+
Owner occupied
Renter occupied
Owner occupied Avg Household size
Renter occupied Avg Household size
Moved in 2015 or later
Moved in 2010 to 2014
Moved in 2000 to 2009
Moved in 1990 to 1999
Moved in 1980 to 1989
Moved in 1979 or earlier
Vehicles None
Vehicles 1
Vehicles 2
Vehicles 3+
Heat: Utility gas
Heat: Bottled/tank/LP gas
Heat: Electricity
Heat: Fuel oil/kerosene
Heat: Coal/coke
Heat: Wood
Heat: Solar energy
Heat: Other fuel
Heat: No fuel used
No telephone service
Occupants/room: 1 or less
Occupants/room: 1.01-1.5
Occupants/room: 1.5+
Owner Occ. Units Valued <$50K
Owner Occ. Units Valued $50K-99,999
Owner Occ. Units Valued $100K-149,999
Owner Occ. Units Valued $150K-199,999
Owner Occ. Units Valued $200K-299,999
Owner Occ. Units Valued $300K-499,999
Owner Occ. Units Valued $500K-999,999
Owner Occ. Units Valued $1,000,000+
Median value
Housing units w/mortgage
HU w/mort.: Monthly Cost <$300
HU w/mort.: Monthly Cost $300-499
HU w/mort.: Monthly Cost $500-699
HU w/mort.: Monthly Cost $700-999
HU w/mort.: Monthly Cost $1000-1499
HU w/mort.: Monthly Cost $1500-1999
HU w/mort.: Monthly Cost $2000+
HU w/mort.: Monthly Cost Median
Housing units w/o mortgage
HU w/o mort.: Monthly Cost <$100
HU w/o mort.: Monthly Cost $100-199
HU w/o mort.: Monthly Cost $200-299
HU w/o mort.: Monthly Cost $300-399
HU w/o mort.: Monthly Cost $400+
HU w/o mort.: Monthly Cost Median
Housing units w/mortgage&SMOCAPI
HU w/mort: Costs as % of Inc <20%
HU w/mort: Costs as % of Inc 20-24.9%
HU w/mort: Costs as % of Inc 25-29.9%
HU w/mort: Costs as % of Inc 30-34.9%
HU w/mort: Costs as % of Inc 35%+
HU w/mort: Costs as % of Inc Not computed
Housing units w/o mortgage&SMOCAPI
HU w/o mort: Costs as % of Inc <10%
HU w/o mort: Costs as % of Inc 10-14.9%
HU w/o mort: Costs as % of Inc 15-19.9%
HU w/o mort: Costs as % of Inc 20-24.9%
HU w/o mort: Costs as % of Inc 25-29.9%
HU w/o mort: Costs as % of Inc 30-34.9%
HU w/o mort: Costs as % of Inc 35%+
HU w/o mort: Costs as % of Inc Not computed
Occupied units paying rent
Occ HU paying rent <$200
Occ HU paying rent $200-299
Occ HU paying rent $300-499
Occ HU paying rent $500-749
Occ HU paying rent $750-999
Occ HU paying rent $1,000-1,499
Occ HU paying rent $1500+
Occ HU paying rent: Median
Occ HU paying rent No rent
Occupied units paying rent&GRAPI
Occ HU_GRAPI <15%
Occ HU_GRAPI 15-19.9%
Occ HU_GRAPI 20-24.9%
Occ HU_GRAPI 25-29.9%
Occ HU_GRAPI 30-34.9%
Occ HU_GRAPI 35%+
Occ HU_GRAPI Not computed

Includes 27 fields of 2020 estimates:

20  Population
20 Age <4
20 Age 5 to 9
20 Age 10 to 14
20 Age 20 to 19
20 Age 20 to 24
20 Age 25 to 29
20 Age 30 to 34
20 Age 35 to 39
20 Age 40 to 44
20 Age 45 to 49
20 Age 50 to 54
20 Age 55 to 59
20 Age 60 to 64

20 Age 65 to 69
20 Age 70 to 74
20 Age 75 to 79
20 Age 80 to 84
20 Age 85+
20 Male
20 Female
20 White
20 Black
20 American Indian
20 Asian/Pacific Islander
20 Not Hispanic or Latino
20 Hispanic Origin

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