2018 Demographic Base

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What does this data set describe?

Title: 2018 Demographic Base
Abstract:
Basic demographics by census tracts in King County based on 2014 - 2018 American Community Survey 5 Year Average (ACS). Included demographics are: total population; foreign born; median household income; English language proficiency; languages spoken; race and ethnicity; sex; and age. Numbers and derived percentages are estimates based on the current year's ACS. GEO_ID_TRT is the key field and may be used to join to other demographic Census data tables.
  1. How should this data set be cited?

    County, King, 20160810, 2018 Demographic Base: King County, King County, WA.

    Online Links:

    Other_Citation_Details: None

  2. What geographic area does the data set cover?

    West_Bounding_Coordinate: -122.542059
    East_Bounding_Coordinate: -121.062937
    North_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.788414
    South_Bounding_Coordinate: 47.073482

  3. What does it look like?

    <http://www5.kingcounty.gov/sdc/DataImages/demographic_base.jpg> (JPG)
    JPG File of layer overlain on base of WA counties or local cities

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

    Beginning_Date: 01-Jan-2013
    Ending_Date: 31-Dec-2017
    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?

      This is a Vector data set. It contains the following vector data types (SDTS terminology):

      • GT-polygon composed of chains (398)

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

      The map projection used is NAD 1983 HARN StatePlane Washington North FIPS 4601 Feet.

      Projection parameters:
      Standard_Parallel: 47.5
      Standard_Parallel: 48.73333333333333
      Longitude_of_Central_Meridian: -120.8333333333333
      Latitude_of_Projection_Origin: 47.0
      False_Easting: 1640416.666666667
      False_Northing: 0.0

      Planar coordinates are encoded using coordinate pair
      Abscissae (x-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0003280833333333334
      Ordinates (y-coordinates) are specified to the nearest 0.0003280833333333334
      Planar coordinates are specified in foot_us

      The horizontal datum used is D North American 1983 HARN.
      The ellipsoid used is GRS 1980.
      The semi-major axis of the ellipsoid used is 6378137.0.
      The flattening of the ellipsoid used is 1/298.257222101.

  7. How does the data set describe geographic features?

    maint.GISC.demographic_base_area
    area data table (Source: King County)

    OBJECTID
    Internal feature number. (Source: Esri)

    Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.

    GEO_ID_TRT
    Key field identifier (Source: King County)

    TRACT_AREA
    Area of the Tract polygon. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:2466423.83388
    Maximum:15258321253.3

    TRACT_PERI
    Perimeter of the Tract polygon. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:7060.43646647
    Maximum:738819.653843

    LOGRECNO
    Uique ID for each record. May be used as a key field. (Source: King County)

    Shape
    Feature geometry. (Source: Esri)

    Coordinates defining the features.

    NFB2
    Number of people who identify as foregin born. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:4177.0

    PFB5
    Percent of people who identify as foreign born. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:2.64297106402
    Maximum:64.1546207569

    MHHI1
    Median household income of the entire Tract rounded to the nearest dollar. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:5938.0
    Maximum:188077.0

    NP2002
    Identifies number of people at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:5296.0

    PP2005
    Identifies percent of people at or below 200% of the Federal Poverty Level. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:1.68998727967
    Maximum:65.7957244656

    PS5
    Identifies the percent of people who speak Spanish. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:37.0845328448

    PV5
    Identifies the percent of people who speak Vietnamese. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:18.9205702648

    PR5
    Identifies the percent of people who speak Russian. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:10.2743965339

    PAL5
    Identifies the percent of people who speak African Languages. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:22.8148148148

    PC5
    Identifies the percent of people who speak Chinese. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:31.6706254949

    PK5
    Identifies the percent of people who speak Korean. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:13.9739229025

    NS2
    Identifies the number of people who speak Spanish. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:2834.0

    NR2
    Identifies the number of people who speak Russian. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:579.0

    NC2
    Identifies the number of people who speak Chinese. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:1428.0

    NK2
    Identifies the number of people who speak Korean. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:782.0

    NV2
    Identifies the number of people who speak Vietnamese. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:929.0

    NAL2
    Identifies the number of people who speak African Languages. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:1339.0

    NL2
    Identifies the number of people who speak English less than very well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:2576.0

    PL5
    Identifies the percent of people who speak English less than very well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.126076906913
    Maximum:46.5509666081

    TotalPopulation
    Total number of peole in census tract. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:12105.0

    OtherLang
    Identifies the number of people who speak other languages. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:896.0
    Maximum:11508.0

    PercentOtherLang
    Identifies the percent of people who speak other languages. Includes people who speak English well and not well. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:41.7179261863
    Maximum:99.2614145031

    TRACT_LBL_1
    Alpha numberic tract label. (Source: King County)

    POC
    Number of people who identify as being a race and/or enthicity other than White alone. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:118.0
    Maximum:6229.0

    PWNH
    Percent of people who identify as being White and not Hispanic or Latino. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:5.27240773286
    Maximum:95.178197065

    PBNH
    Percent of people who identify as being Black or African American and not Hispanic or Latino. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:41.3827160494

    PAINH
    Percent of people who identify as being American Indian or Alaskan Native and not Hispanic or Latino. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:16.2901113294

    PANH
    Percent of people who identify as being Asian and not Hispanic or Latino. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:58.16700611

    PHNH
    Percent of people who identify as being Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander and not Hispanic or Latino. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:10.7712418301

    P2NH
    Percent of people who identify as being two or more races and not Hispanic or Latino. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:14.607754734

    PHL
    Percent of people who identify as having Hispanic or Latino ethnicity. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:45.550902905

    PNW
    Percent of people who identify as being a race and/or enthicity other than White alone. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:4.82180293501
    Maximum:94.7275922671

    WhiteAlone
    Number of people who identify as being White and not Hispantic or Latino. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:240.0
    Maximum:9978.0

    NotLatino
    Number of people who identify as not being Hispantic or Latino. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:852.0
    Maximum:11853.0

    BlackAlone
    Number of people who identify as being Black or African American and not Hispantic or Latino. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:2496.0

    AIANAlone
    Number of people who identify as being American Indian or Alaska Native and not Hispantic or Latino. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:995.0

    AsianAlone
    Number of people who identify as being Asian and not Hispantic or Latino (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:3949.0

    NHOPIalone
    Number of people who identify as being Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander and not Hispantic or Latino. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:552.0

    TworacesAlone
    Number of people who identify as being two or more races and not Hispantic or Latino (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:883.0

    HispanicorLatino
    Number of people who identify as being Black or African American and not Hispantic or Latino. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:3481.0

    Male
    Number of people who are males. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:6106.0

    Female
    Number of people who are females. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:6025.0

    Under18
    Number of people who 17 years old and under. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:4441.0

    Between18and65
    Number of people who are between 18 and 65 years of age. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:7565.0

    Over65
    Number of people who are age 65 and over. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.0
    Maximum:2048.0

    PercentMale
    Percent of people who are male (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:39.8753894081
    Maximum:64.5168910938

    PercentFemale
    Percent of people who are Female. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:35.4831089062
    Maximum:60.1246105919

    Percent17Under
    Percent of people who 17 years old and under. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.420609884332
    Maximum:41.9177003347

    PercentBetween18and65
    Percent of people between 18 years old and 64 years old. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:43.1835491241
    Maximum:98.8369980011

    Percent65andOver
    Percent of people who are 65 years old and over. (Source: King County)

    Range of values
    Minimum:0.109031437398
    Maximum:43.0566133536

    Shape.STArea()

    Shape.STLength()

    Entity_and_Attribute_Detail_Citation: King County


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?

    King County GIS Center
    c/o Mary Ullrich
    GIS Specialist
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 706
    Seattle, WA 98104
    US

    206-477-4420 (voice)


Why was the data set created?

Basic demographics by census tracts in King County based on 2014 - 2018 American Community Survey 5 Year Average.


How was the data set created?

  1. From what previous works were the data drawn?

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

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


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


How can someone get a copy of the data set?

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

Access_Constraints:
Access Constraint: Data is available on GIS Data Portal: <http://www5.kingcounty.gov/gisdataportal/Default.aspx>
Use_Constraints:
Use Constraint: 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.

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

    KCGIS Center
    c/o Cheryl Wilder
    Data Sales Coordinator
    201 S Jackson St, Suite 706
    Seattle, WA 98104
    US

    206-477-4421 (voice)

  2. What's the catalog number I need to order this data set?

    /plibrary2/census/shapes/polygon/demographic_base.shp

  3. What legal disclaimers am I supposed to read?

    Distribution Liability: 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?

Dates:
Last modified: 27-Jul-2020
Metadata author:
King County GIS Center
c/o Mary Ullrich
GIS Specialist
201 S Jackson St, Suite 706
Seattle, WA 98104
US

206-477-4420 (voice)
firstname.lastname@kingcounty.gov

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


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