NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS (USA) - Eager to start building redistricting plans that take into account anticipated changes in population and demographics? Then you will want a copy of Caliper's Census Block Group Boundaries with Demographic Projections for 2010. Plus it's free of charge to all Maptitude for Redistricting clients.
On the DVD you will find fields for total population plus 19 categories of age (under 1, 1-4, five-year age groups from 5-9 to 80-84, and 85+), 4 categories of race (White, Black, American Indian and Alaska Native, and Asian and Pacific Islander), 2 categories of sex (Male and Female), and 2 categories of Hispanic (Non-Hispanic or Latino origin, and Hispanic or Latino origin.)
The projections were prepared by Caliper Corporation using a proprietary method and data from a variety of sources including Census forecasts at the County and State levels.
These data are available for free for Maptitude for Redistricting clients. This data product can also be purchased at the state or national level for use with Maptitude and TransCAD in Caliper CDF format, or for most other GIS programs and mapping software as Shapefile or TAB file formats.
Caliper is a leading developer of mapping, redistricting, transportation, and GIS software, including Maptitude®, Maptitude for Redistricting, TransCAD®, and TransModeler®. Caliper software is used by more than 75,000 users in over 70 countries.