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U.S. Census Block Groups

Overview

This dataset contains full-resolution U.S. census blockgroup boundaries, derived from TIGER/Line Shapefiles, the fully-supported, core geographic products from the US Census Bureau.

These include information for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Island areas (American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the United States Virgin Islands).

Attributes

name

Census blockgroup name

string
state_fips

Two digit state FIPS code that uniquely identifies the state

string
county_fips

Five digit county FIPS code that uniquely identifies the county

string
tract_id

Census tract identifier; a concatenation of state FIPS code, county FIPS code, and census tract code

string
blockgroup_id

Census blockgroup identifier; a concatenation of state FIPS code, county FIPS code, census tract code, and blockgroup number

string
area_land_sqkm

Blockgroup land area, in square kilometers

number
area_water_sqkm

Blockgroup water area, in square kilometers

number
area_sqkm

Total area of census blockgroup in square kilometers

number
pop_total

Total population of census blockgroup, as estimated by 2019 US Census American Community Survey (5-year estimate)

integer
pop_density

Population density, in persons per sqkm

number