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New Tennessee group quarters data published

The State Data Center has published a new data set showing the location of group quarters in the state; locations and characteristics of college residence halls, nursing homes and correctional facilities are included. When complete, the U.S. Census Bureau will use the data to help ensure a full accounting of residents in these facilities across the state next year.

Student housing on the University of Tennessee campus is part of the data included in the new Tennessee Group Quarters GIS release by the Tennessee State Data Center.

Data status

  • Adult and juvenile correctional facilities: Complete
  • College and university housing: In progress
  • Skilled nursing facilities: Coming soon

This is open data

The Group Quarters compilation is published as an open data set with no copyrights or restrictions on its use. Shapefile and CSV formats are available.

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