2010 Census Blocks with All Race data - selected items

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What does this data set describe?

Title: 2010 Census Blocks with All Race data - selected items
ARCGIS LYR File: 2010 Census Blocks joined to PLSF_BLK10_RACE_ALL business table. Selected fields displayed.
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    County, King, 20110301, 2010 Census Blocks with All Race data - selected items.

    Online Links:

    • None

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://www5.kingcounty.gov/sdc/DataImages/blocks10_area_race_all.jpg> (JPG)
    General appearance of layer overlain on geographical reference information

  4. Does the data set describe conditions during a particular time period?

    Calendar_Date: 01-Apr-2010
    Currentness_Reference: publication date

  5. What is the general form of this data set?

    Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data

  6. How does the data set represent geographic features?

    1. How are geographic features stored in the data set?

    2. What coordinate system is used to represent geographic features?

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    Entity_and_Attribute_Overview: See link to business table in Supplemental Information section
    Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: US Census Bureau

Who produced the data set?

  1. Who are the originators of the data set? (may include formal authors, digital compilers, and editors)

  2. Who also contributed to the data set?

  3. To whom should users address questions about the data?

    KCGIS Center
    Attn: Mary Ullrich
    GIS Specialist
    201 S Jackson St; Ste 706
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-684-1789 (voice)

Why was the data set created?

Provides relationship between Block areas and records for all race data

How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

  2. How were the data generated, processed, and modified?

    Date: 01-Mar-2011 (process 1 of 2)
    GEO_ID item in both the geometry layer and in the related business table were indexed. Business table was joined to geometry layer. Relationship was exported to lyr file. Lyr file was customized by restricting fields that are displayed in lyr file. Selected fields aliased with descriptive terms. Full metadata for business table should be referenced for complete item descriptions.

    Date: 19-Dec-2012 (process 2 of 2)
    Metadata upgraded

  3. What similar or related data should the user be aware of?

How reliable are the data; what problems remain in the data set?

  1. How well have the observations been checked?

  2. How accurate are the geographic locations?

    Accuracy is dependent on that of underlying geometry layer

  3. How accurate are the heights or depths?

  4. Where are the gaps in the data? What is missing?

    King County only

  5. How consistent are the relationships among the observations, including topology?

    Each geometry record is attached to a business record if GEO_ID relationship exists

How can someone get a copy of the data set?

Are there legal restrictions on access or use of the data?

King County data are made available with the understanding that they shall be used exclusively by the obtainer or his/her authorized agents. Digital products may not be reproduced or redistributed in any form or by any means without the express written authorization of King County.
Enterprise ArcGIS LYR files reference the King County enterprise GDB. They can be used only by ArcGIS users on the King County local network

  1. Who distributes the data set? (Distributor 1 of 1)

    KCGIS Center
    Attn: Cheryl Wilder
    Data Sales Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 700
    Seattle, WA 98104

    206-263-5220 (voice)

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  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    King County disclaims any warranty of use of any digital product or data beyond that for which it was designed.

  4. How can I download or order the data?

Who wrote the metadata?

Metadata author:
KCGIS Center
Attn: Mike Leathers
GIS Data Coordinator
201 S Jackson St; Ste 700
Seattle, WA 98104

206-263-4867 (voice)

Metadata standard:
FGDC Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (FGDC-STD-001-1998)

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