U.S. Populated Place Points

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Identification_Information:
Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Esri
Publication_Date: 20130601
Title: U.S. Populated Place Points
Edition: 2013
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: vector digital data
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Data & Maps for ArcGIS®
Issue_Identification: 2013 - World, Europe, and United States
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: Redlands, California, USA
Publisher: Esri
Other_Citation_Details: Location: \usa\census
Description:
Abstract:
U.S. Populated Place Points represents populated places that include census designated places, consolidated cities, and incorporated places within United States identified by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Purpose:
U.S. Populated Place Points provides locations for populated places including attributes - name, FIPS code, Census class, area, and selected demographic data.
Supplemental_Information: Largest scale when displaying the data: 1:250,000.
Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 200004
Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Status:
Progress: Complete
Maintenance_and_Update_Frequency: Annually
Spatial_Domain:
Bounding_Coordinates:
West_Bounding_Coordinate: -176.645064
East_Bounding_Coordinate: 173.186151
North_Bounding_Coordinate: 71.300376
South_Bounding_Coordinate: 19.062918
Keywords:
Theme:
Theme_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Theme_Keyword: point
Theme_Keyword: places
Theme_Keyword: populated places
Theme_Keyword: cities
Theme_Keyword: towns
Theme_Keyword: villages
Theme_Keyword: demographics
Theme_Keyword: housing units
Theme_Keyword: location
Theme_Keyword: society
Place:
Place_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Place_Keyword: United States
Temporal:
Temporal_Keyword_Thesaurus: None
Temporal_Keyword: 2000
Access_Constraints: Access granted to Licensee only.
Use_Constraints:
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Point_of_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Esri
Contact_Person: ArcGIS Content Team
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 380 New York Street
City: Redlands
State_or_Province: California
Postal_Code: 92373-8100
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 909-793-2853
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 909-793-5953
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: info@esri.com
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Native_Data_Set_Environment:
Microsoft Windows XP Version 5.1 (Build 2600) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcCatalog 9.1.0.706

Data_Quality_Information:
Logical_Consistency_Report:
The shapefile is converted to SDC (Smart Data Compression) format using tools in ArcGIS. The SDC data set is then imported into a file geodatabase to verify, validate, and if needed repair the geometry.
Completeness_Report:
After processing, the data set is checked for drawing display and number of records and file sizes compared with source materials.
Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy:
Horizontal_Positional_Accuracy_Report:
The geospatial part of this data set was calculated from latitude/longitude coordinates from the U.S. Census Bureau 2000 Summary File 1 (SF1). The horizontal positional accuracy is unknown.
Lineage:
Source_Information:
Source_Citation:
Citation_Information:
Originator: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Publication_Date: 2001
Title: Summary File 1 (SF1)
Edition: 2000
Geospatial_Data_Presentation_Form: tabular digital data
Series_Information:
Series_Name: Summary File 1 (SF1)
Issue_Identification: 2000
Publication_Information:
Publication_Place: USA
Publisher: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Other_Citation_Details:
The Summary File 1 (SF1) data is based on the 2000 Census of Population. The geospatial data is calculated from the latitude/longitude coordinate attributes.
Type_of_Source_Media: CD–ROM
Source_Time_Period_of_Content:
Time_Period_Information:
Single_Date/Time:
Calendar_Date: 200004
Source_Currentness_Reference: ground condition
Source_Citation_Abbreviation: Census SF1
Source_Contribution: Attribute and geospatial data
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The following steps were performed by Esri for Data & Maps 2002: Created a data set by extracting populated places from U.S. Census Bureau 2000 Summary File 1 (SF1). Ran ArcView GIS command Add Event Theme on the data set to create the point location centroids shapefile. Reformatted attributes and finalized attribute order. Created ArcGIS® layer file (.lyr), projection file (.prj), and spatial indices. Converted the data set to SDC.
Source_Used_Citation_Abbreviation: Census SF1
Process_Date: 20020125
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The following steps were performed by Esri: Changed CLASS = 'CDP' to CLASS = 'Census Designated Place'. Made CLASS attribute title case.
Process_Date: 20040308
Process_Step:
Process_Description:
The following steps were performed by Esri: Renamed attributes AREANAME to NAME, POPULATION to POP2000, and POP_CL to POP_CLASS. Reduced the attribute widths for NAME and CLASS. Changed the CLASS attribute value "CDP" to "Census Designated Place".
Process_Date: 20050316

Spatial_Data_Organization_Information:
Direct_Spatial_Reference_Method: Vector
Point_and_Vector_Object_Information:
SDTS_Terms_Description:
SDTS_Point_and_Vector_Object_Type: Entity point
Point_and_Vector_Object_Count: 25150

Spatial_Reference_Information:
Horizontal_Coordinate_System_Definition:
Geographic:
Latitude_Resolution: 0.000009
Longitude_Resolution: 0.000009
Geographic_Coordinate_Units: Decimal degrees
Geodetic_Model:
Horizontal_Datum_Name: D_WGS_1984
Ellipsoid_Name: WGS_1984
Semi-major_Axis: 6378137.000000
Denominator_of_Flattening_Ratio: 298.257224

Entity_and_Attribute_Information:
Detailed_Description:
Entity_Type:
Entity_Type_Label: places
Entity_Type_Definition:
The points represent concentrations of population that include census designated places, consolidated cities, and incorporated places identified by the U.S. Census Bureau.
Entity_Type_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ObjectID
Attribute_Definition: Internal feature number.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Esri
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain:
Sequential unique whole numbers that are automatically generated.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: Shape
Attribute_Definition: Feature geometry.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Esri
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Coordinates defining the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: NAME
Attribute_Definition: The populated place name.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Names for the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: CLASS
Attribute_Definition: The class of the populated place.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: borough
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
In Connecticut, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania, an incorporated place.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: Census Designated Place
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
Census designated place - A statistical entity, defined for each decennial census according to Census Bureau guidelines, comprising a densely settled concentration of population that is not within an incorporated place, but is locally identified by a name.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: city
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
An incorporated place in 49 States and the District of Columbia. In 20 States, some or all cities are not part of any minor civil division, and the Census Bureau also treats these as county subdivisions, statistically equivalent to minor civil divisions.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: city (consolidated, balance)
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
The portion of the consolidated city minus the incorporated places. For statistical purposes, these entities are treated as statistically equivalent to a place and have no legal basis or functions.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: city and borough
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: unknown
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: city and county
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: unknown
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: municipality
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: unknown
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: town
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
An incorporated place in 30 States. In New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and South Dakota, the Census Bureau treats these towns as the equivalent of a minor civil division.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: village
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition:
An incorporated place in 20 States. The Census Bureau treats all villages in New Jersey, South Dakota, and Wisconsin, and some villages in Ohio as county subdivisions.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: ST
Attribute_Definition:
The two-letter abbreviation for the state in which the populated place is located.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: Federal Information Processing Standards 5–2
Codeset_Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: STFIPS
Attribute_Definition:
The FIPS code (two-digit number) for the state in which the populated place is located.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: Federal Information Processing Standards
Codeset_Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: PLACEFIP
Attribute_Definition:
The FIPS code (five-digit number) for the populated place within a State.
Attribute_Definition_Source:
Department of Commerce, National Institute of Standards and Technology
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Codeset_Domain:
Codeset_Name: Federal Information Processing Standards Pub 55
Codeset_Source: National Institute of Standards and Technology
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: HOUSEUNITS
Attribute_Definition: The 2000 housing unit counts of the populated place.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Numbers for the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: POP2000
Attribute_Definition: The 2000 population of the populated place.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Numbers for the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: POP_CLASS
Attribute_Definition: The code for the population class of the populated place.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Esri
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 1
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Population from 0 - 249.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Esri
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 2
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Population from 250 - 499.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Esri
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 3
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Population from 500 - 999.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Esri
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 4
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Population from 1,000 - 2,499.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Esri
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 5
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Population from 2,500 - 9,999.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Esri
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 6
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Population from 10,000 - 49,999.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Esri
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 7
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Population from 50,000 - 99,999.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Esri
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 8
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Population from 100,000 - 499,999.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Esri
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 9
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Population from 500,000 - 999,999.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Esri
Enumerated_Domain:
Enumerated_Domain_Value: 10
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition: Population from 1,000,000 and up.
Enumerated_Domain_Value_Definition_Source: Esri
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: AREALAND
Attribute_Definition: The area in square miles of the populated place which is land.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Numbers for the features.
Attribute:
Attribute_Label: AREAWATER
Attribute_Definition: The area in square miles of the populated place which is water.
Attribute_Definition_Source: Department of Commerce, Census Bureau
Attribute_Domain_Values:
Unrepresentable_Domain: Numbers for the features.

Distribution_Information:
Distributor:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Esri; Esri Offices
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 380 New York Street
City: Redlands
State_or_Province: California
Postal_Code: 92373-8100
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 800-447-9778
Contact_Instructions:
In the United States, contact the Esri Telebusiness staff at 800-447-9778 for more information about our software and data.
Outside the United States, please direct all inquiries to your local Esri Office. This information can be found at <http://www.esri.com/about-esri/offices>.
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The SDC file contains the geospatial and attribute data. The SDI file contains the spatial index. The PRJ file contains the coordinate system information (optional). The XML file (*.sdc.xml) contains the metadata describing the data set (optional).
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Transfer_Size: 1.351
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Online_Option:
Computer_Contact_Information:
Network_Address:
Network_Resource_Name: <http://www.ArcGIS.com>
Offline_Option:
Offline_Media: DVD–ROM
Recording_Capacity:
Recording_Density: 4.38 or 7.95
Recording_Density_Units: GB (gigabytes)
Recording_Format: UDF (Universal Disc Format)
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Technical_Prerequisites: To use this data requires software that supports SDC files.

Metadata_Reference_Information:
Metadata_Date: 20111214
Metadata_Contact:
Contact_Information:
Contact_Organization_Primary:
Contact_Organization: Esri
Contact_Person: ArcGIS Content Team
Contact_Address:
Address_Type: mailing and physical address
Address: 380 New York Street
City: Redlands
State_or_Province: California
Postal_Code: 92373-8100
Country: USA
Contact_Voice_Telephone: 909-793-2853
Contact_Facsimile_Telephone: 909-793-5953
Contact_Electronic_Mail_Address: info@esri.com
Hours_of_Service: 8:00 a.m.–5:00 p.m. Pacific time, Monday–Friday
Metadata_Standard_Name: FGDC Content Standards for Digital Geospatial Metadata
Metadata_Standard_Version: FGDC-STD-001-1998
Metadata_Time_Convention: local time
Metadata_Extensions:
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