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Chattanooga RPA Rolls Out 5-Year ACS Extraction Tool for ArcGIS Pro
5-year American Community Survey data straight to ArcGIS Pro maps and geodatabases. A new tool from Randy Pullen at the Chattanooga-Hamilton County Regional Planning Agency gets tract-level American Community Survey data directly into ArcGIS Pro.
Tennessee Special Census Procedures Get Minor Update
To streamline data collection and review, a requirement for the formatting of resident rosters has been added to the state’s Special Census procedures. It’s a minor update prior to what could be a busy year for municipalities across Tennessee.
Net Migration Surge Boosts Tennessee Population in 2021; Natural Change Negative
2021 was one of the most dynamic years in population change in recent history. New data shows Tennessee’s population grew in 2021. Record net gains from domestic migration were offset by a rise in deaths and drop in births. We break down the early numbers.
Registration Opens for 2021 SDC Fall Webinar Series Events
Our fall conference will again be replaced with a series of webinars, but we have some great topics in the lineup. These include 2020 Decennial Census challenges and guidance on tools to access the new 2020 redistricting data.
Tennessee’s Growing Racial and Ethnic Diversity among 2020 Headlines
New 2020 Census data shows that the Tennessee is more diverse than it was ten year ago. Both changing demographics and new processing methods used by the Census Bureau are behind the change. We took a look at the new data and explain the trends.
2020 Population of Tennessee Counties and Incorporated Areas
New population totals for Tennessee counties and cities has been one of the most anticipated numbers to come out of the 2020 Census. We combined the new information with data from 2000 and 2010 to produce population totals and change for the twenty-year period.
2020 Census Data Product Delays Continue
An extended counting phase and processing issues have pushed the release date for the 2020 Census Data Products back several times. More definitive information is now available about apportionment and redistricting data release plans.
TDOH COVID-19 Compatible Population Estimates by Age Available
Population data is used to calculate infection rates and in cooperation with the Census Bureau, we’ve compiled new age data for all 95 Tennessee counties to help improve the accuracy of age-based COVID-19 rates.
Does Differential Privacy affect 2020 Census Results?
2020 Census results are confidential—but what if today’s computing power could be harnessed to reconstruct responses and re-identify individuals who responded? New procedures to protect privacy are important, but they can also affect the accuracy of the published results.