2019 Virginia Census Block Groups

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2019 Virginia Census Block Groups geospatial data U.S. Census Bureau; TIGER/Line Shapefiles 2019 Data accessed from: https://www.census.gov/geographies/mapping-files/time-series/geo/tiger-line-file.2019.html TIGER/Line Shapefiles do not include demographic data, but they do contain geographic entity codes (GEOIDs) that can be linked to the Census Bureau’s demographic data. The Geographic Areas Reference Manual (GARM) describes in great detail the basic geographic entities the Census Bureau uses (https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/geography/guidance/geographic-areas-reference-manual.html). TIGER Data Products Guide (https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys/geography/guidance/tiger-data-products-guide.html)

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This dataset has the following 13 columns:

Column NameAPI Column NameData TypeDescriptionSample Values
the_geomthe_geommultipolygonCoordinates defining the features
STATEFPstatefptextCurrent state Federal Information Processing Series (FIPS) code
COUNTYFPcountyfptextCurrent county Federal Information Processing Series (FIPS) code
TRACTCEtractcetextCurrent census tract code
BLKGRPCEblkgrpcetextCurrent block group number. A block group number of 0 represents a water block group.
GEOIDgeoidtextCensus block group identifier; a concatenation of the current state Federal Information Processing Series (FIPS) code, county FIPS code, census tract code, and block group number
NAMELSADnamelsadtextCurrent translated legal/statistical area description and the block group number
MTFCCmtfcctextMAF/TIGER feature class code
FUNCSTATfuncstattextCurrent functional status
ALANDalandnumberCurrent land area (square meters)
AWATERawaternumberCurrent water area (square meters)
INTPTLATintptlattextCurrent latitude of the internal point
INTPTLONintptlontextCurrent longitude of the internal point