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2000 Decennial Census of Population Mailed to each HH using the 1990 Census info. ~ 17% of HH received the long form; ~ 83% of HH received the short form. "Shortest form" since 1820. Only seven subjects: name, age, gender, race, Hispanic eth, relationship btw HH members, rent or own
2010 Decennial Census of Population Discontinuation of the long form. HH only received the short form with 10 questions. To avoid undercounting, the Census Bureau sent to churches, charities, and other organizations to promote the importance of participating in the count.
2000 and 2010 Decennial Census Rate of Response In 1990 and 2000, 65% of U.S. HH responded to the initial Census by mail. In 2010, 74% of U.S. HH responded by mail. Followed up with phone calls and in-person Census workers.
Urbanized Area Urban nucleus of 50,000 or more people.Must have a core with a population density of 1,000 persons per square mile and may contain adjoining territory with at least 500 persons per square mile.
Urban Cluster at least 2,500 but less than 50,000 persons and a population density of 1,000 persons per square mile.
Metropolitan Statistical Area at least one city with 50,000 or more inhabitants, or an urbanized area (of at least 50,000 inhabitants), and a total metropolitan population of at least 100,000.
Micropolitan Statistical Area has a population of more than 10,000 people and less than 50,000 people. This includes a central county and adjacent counties that have a high degree of social and economic integration as measured by commuting.
Census Designated Places (CPD) equivalent of an incorporated place for data purposes; for settled concentrations of population that are not incorporated.
Consolidated MSA (CMSA) made up of several PMSA's (Dallas/Fort Worth). An example is the Dallas-Fort Worth Consolidated Metropolitan Area. Dallas and Fort Worth are each primary metropolitan statistical areas.
Core Based Statistical Area (CBSA) Core area with at least 10,000 people that when combined with other adjacent communities is socially and economically integrated several PMSA's. An example is the Dallas-Fort Worth Consolidated Metropolitan Area.
Megalopolis In 1961, Jean Gottman. A book about the 300-mile-long urban area btw Boston and D.C. Many-centered, multi-city, urban area of more than 10 million inhabitants, generally dominated by low-density settlement and complex networks of economic specialization
megacity megalopolis areas with more than 10 million people
Census Tract population between 2,000 and 8,000 people. It is the smallest area where all information is released.
Census Block smallest level at which the Census data is collected. There are typically 400 housing units per block.
Tribal Designated Statistical Area unit drawn by tribes that do not have a recognized land area. These are defined independently of the standard county based census delineations.
Threshold Population term that is under a number of government programs to determine program eligibility.
The nation has grown from 76 million people in 1900 to how many people in 2010. 308 million
Census Urban Area Trends 81% of the US population living in urban areas
Census Fastest Growing States Nevada (35%), Arizona (25%), and Utah (24%).
Census Only Decline State Michigan
Census Fastest Growing Metros 1. Palm Coast, Florida 2. St. George, Utah 3. Las Vegas-Paradise, Nevada 4. Raleigh-Cary, North Carolina 5. Cape Coral-Fort Myers, Florida
Avenue HH Size average household size went down from 3.1 in 1970 to 2.59 in 2010.
Baby Boomers between 1946 and 1964. Lots of babies.
Generation X These people were born between 1965 and 1976, which was a period of low birth rates.
Generation Y (aka Echo Boom or Millenials) These people were born between approximately 1977 and 2000
Generation Z These are the children born after 2000
American Community Survey (ACS) This survey, replaces the long form in the decennial Census,and takes a sample of the population and projects the findings to the population as a whole. Began 2005, reaches 2.5% of the population each year (3 MM HH); HH receive once every 5 yrs
In 2000, what percentage of the U.S. population lived in 3,158 urban clusters. 11%
How many million Hispanics have been added since 2010 15 million
Created by: cristinrae21