Census Blocks (2022)

Census Blocks are the smallest entity for which the Census Bureau collects and tabulates census information. Blocks are not included with Maptitude or TransCAD. Blocks are more detailed than any area layer shipped with Maptitude/TransCAD.

The Census Blocks Data product contains an area database with 8,145,663 Census Blocks for the 50 states, Washington DC, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. territories.

Available File Formats:

Available in Caliper CDF format for use with Maptitude 2022 or later. Contact us to learn about data availability in other GIS file formats (e.g., shapefile, KML, KMZ, GeoJSON).

Price: $795 Single User License*

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Sample Maptitude map of population density by Census Block

Data Fields Included:

Includes 45 fields of demographic data from the 2020 Census:

Population
Population 18+
Race
   White
   Black or African American
   Native American
   Asian
   Hawaiian
   Other
   2 or More Races
   White; Black or African American
   White; Native American
   White; Asian
   Black; Native American
   White alone or in part
   Black alone or in part
   Native American alone or in part
   Asian alone or in part
   Hawaiian alone or in part
   Some other race alone or in part
Housing Units
   Occupied
   Vacant

Hispanic Origin
Not Hispanic
   Non-Hispanic: White
   Non-Hispanic: Black or African American
   Non-Hispanic: Native American
   Non-Hispanic: Asian
   Non-Hispanic: Other
   Non-Hispanic: 2 or More Races
   Non-Hispanic: White; Black or African American
   Non-Hispanic: White; Native American
   Non-Hispanic: White; Asian
   Non-Hispanic: Black; Native American
In Group Quarters
   Institutionalized
   Correctional
   Juvenile
   Nursing
   Other
   Noninstitutionalized
   College
   Military
   Other noninstitutionalized

Learn More Learn more about Census summary levels (e.g., Blocks, Block Groups, and Tracts)

*For use with a single copy of Caliper's Maptitude 2022 Mapping Software.