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Louisiana State Census Data Center
: allows data users to view our TIGER database and even offers a Web Map Service (WMS) for app developers and more advanced GIS users.
Census Data Mapper
: a web mapping application that provides customers with a simple way to view and print county-based demographic maps for the United States.
Census Flows Mapper
: shows county-to-county migration from the American Community Survey 5-year data.
Metropolitan and Micropolitan Area Population viewer
: shows 34 characteristics of the population for all metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas by census tract and how they compare to the nation.
Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates (SAIPE) Interactive Tool
: combines data tables and mapping capabilities to display statistics at the state, county, and school district level.
County business pattern and demographic interactive maps
combine economic and demographic data to provide a full profile of a particular area.
Understanding Census Geography:
Standard Hierarchy of Census Geographic Entities
Louisiana Geography Overview
Geographic Terms and Concepts (2010)
Census Reference Maps:
Census Block Maps:
Census Tract Maps:
Tribal Tract Maps:
P.L.94-171 County Block Maps:
P.L.94-171 Voting/Legislative Districts:
School District Maps:
Change in Congressional Apportionment: 1930 - 2000
TIGER/Line Shapefiles for GIS Resources:
Download TIGER/Line Shapefiles:
Select shapefiles pre-joined with demographic data
Downloading TIGER/Line Shapefiles
Opening TIGER/Line Shapefiles into ArcGIS
Downloading Data from American FactFinder to use with TIGER/Line Shapefiles
Joining Census Data to TIGER/Line Shapefiles
Creating a Thematic Map
Downloading Data and Joining Walk Through
Geocoding with TIGER/Line Shapefiles
Commonly Requested Information:
the geospatial portal for Louisiana
Census TIGER / Line Shapefiles for GIS
Census Bureau Map Products Page--Reference Maps and Thematic Maps
FIPS codes for Louisiana
Number of Census Geographic Entities for Louisiana:
1990 to 2010
Geographic Boundary Change Notes
Planning Districts Map
ATLAS GIS site
Census 2010 Maps:
Total Population by Parish
General Population Profile
Percent Change in Population by Parish: 2000 to 2010
Still need help?
Search the U.S. Census Bureau's "
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the Louisiana State Census Data center or
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