Census Statistics (County)
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Metadata: 
  File identifier: 
      gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:54367
  Language: 
    Language Code: 
      eng
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      dataset
  Metadata author: 
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      Organisation name: 
          Office for Coastal Management
      Contact info: 
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            Telephone: 
              Voice: 
                missing
          Address: 
            Address: 
      Role: 
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          resourceProvider
  Metadata author: 
    Responsible party: 
      Organisation name: 
          NOAA Office for Coastal Management
      Contact info: 
        Contact: 
          Phone: 
            Telephone: 
              Voice: 
                  (843) 740-1202
          Address: 
            Address: 
              Delivery point: 
                  2234 South Hobson Ave
              City: 
                  Charleston
              Administrative area: 
                  SC
              Postal code: 
                  29405-2413
              Country: 
                missing
              Electronic mail address: 
                  coastal.info@noaa.gov
          Online Resource: 
            Online Resource: 
              Linkage: 
                URL: 
                  https://coast.noaa.gov
              Protocol: 
                  WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link
              Name: 
                  NOAA Office for Coastal Management Website
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                  NOAA Office for Coastal Management Home Page
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                Online function code: 
                  information
      Role: 
        Role code: 
          pointOfContact
  Date stamp: 
      2021-03-18T00:00:00
  Metadata standard name: 
      ISO 19115-2 Geographic Information - Metadata Part 2 Extensions for imagery and gridded data
  Metadata standard version: 
      ISO 19115-2:2009(E)
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Identification info: Data identification: Citation: Citation: Title: Census Statistics (County) Date: Date: Date: 2018-07-11 Date type: Date type code: publication Identifier: Identifier: Authority: Citation: Title: NOAA/NMFS/EDM Date: inapplicable Code: Anchor: xlink: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/54367 title: InPort Catalog ID 54367 Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/54367 Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Full Metadata Record Description: View the complete metadata record on InPort for more information about this dataset. Function: Online function code: information Role: inapplicable Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: inapplicable Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://marinecadastre.gov/oceanreports Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Ocean Reporting Tool Description: More information and online data visualization. Function: Online function code: download Role: inapplicable Presentation form: Presentation form code: mapDigital Abstract: Data from the 2010 Decennial Census and the 2012 - 2016 five year estimates from the American Community Survey were joined to TIGER/Line shapefiles of US coastal counties produced by the Census Bureau to produce this visual representation of select census statistics. The Decennial Census is a nation wide survey conducted every tenth year by the U.S. Census Bureau as mandated by U.S. The Constitution for the purpose of establishing an accurate count of the country's population. The results, published at the end of each survey year, are primarily used by the government to allocate funds and apportion seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Until 2000, one in every 6 households received a "long form" of the Decennial Census to collect additional social, housing and economic information, but the long form was discontinued after the 2000 Decennial Census. The continuing need for timely, nationally consistent information on the topics formerly included in the long form lead the Census Bureau to develop the American Community Survey (ACS) in 2005. The ACS is an ongoing survey program which randomly samples about 3.5 million households throughout the year. Data from the ACS is published in several formats each fall. In addition to the fifty States, the Census Bureau treats the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and each of the Island Areas (American Samoa, the Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands, Guam, and the U.S. Virgin Islands) as the statistical equivalents of States for the purpose of data presentation. Similarly, there are also several independent cities in the New England area identified by law which the Census Bureau treats as county equivalents for Census purposed; a subset of these have been included based on their coastal proximity. Some county level data was not reported by the Decennial Census or the ACS in the US territories and therefore does not appear in this product. Additional information about the Decennial Census and the American Community Survey is available at https://www.census.gov/programs-surveys.html. Purpose: To support coastal and ocean planning and other activities pursuant to the Energy Policy Act, Coastal Zone Management Act, Magnuson-Stevens Fishery Conservation and Management Act, National Environmental Policy Act, Rivers and Harbors Act and the Submerged Lands Act. Credit:
      Status: 
        Progress code: 
          completed
      Point of contact: 
        Responsible party: 
          Organisation name: 
              NOAA Office for Coastal Management
          Contact info: 
            Contact: 
              Phone: 
                Telephone: 
                  Voice: 
                      (843) 740-1202
              Address: 
                Address: 
                  Delivery point: 
                      2234 South Hobson Ave
                  City: 
                      Charleston
                  Administrative area: 
                      SC
                  Postal code: 
                      29405-2413
                  Country: 
                    missing
                  Electronic mail address: 
                      coastal.info@noaa.gov
              Online Resource: 
                Online Resource: 
                  Linkage: 
                    URL: 
                      https://coast.noaa.gov
                  Protocol: 
                      WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link
                  Name: 
                      NOAA Office for Coastal Management Website
                  Description: 
                      NOAA Office for Coastal Management Home Page
                  Function: 
                    Online function code: 
                      information
          Role: 
            Role code: 
              pointOfContact
      Point of contact: 
        Responsible party: 
          Organisation name: 
              NOAA Office for Coastal Management
          Contact info: 
            Contact: 
              Phone: 
                Telephone: 
                  Voice: 
                      (843) 740-1202
              Address: 
                Address: 
                  Delivery point: 
                      2234 South Hobson Ave
                  City: 
                      Charleston
                  Administrative area: 
                      SC
                  Postal code: 
                      29405-2413
                  Country: 
                    missing
                  Electronic mail address: 
                      coastal.info@noaa.gov
              Online Resource: 
                Online Resource: 
                  Linkage: 
                    URL: 
                      https://coast.noaa.gov
                  Protocol: 
                      WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link
                  Name: 
                      NOAA Office for Coastal Management Website
                  Description: 
                      NOAA Office for Coastal Management Home Page
                  Function: 
                    Online function code: 
                      information
          Role: 
            Role code: 
              custodian
      Resource maintenance: 
        Maintenance information: 
          Maintenance and update frequency: 
            Maintenance frequency code: 
              asNeeded
      Descriptive keywords: 
        Keywords: 
          Keyword: 
              ACS
          Keyword: 
              American Community Survey
          Keyword: 
              Census
          Keyword: 
              Coastal Counties
          Keyword: 
              Housing units
          Keyword: 
              Median income
          Keyword: 
              Population statistics
          Type: 
            Keyword type code: 
              theme
      Descriptive keywords: 
        Keywords: 
          Keyword: 
              Earth Science > Human Dimensions > Environmental Governance/Management
          Type: 
            Keyword type code: 
              theme
          Thesaurus name: 
            Citation: 
              Title: 
                  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Science Keywords
              Date: 
                missing
      Descriptive keywords: 
        Keywords: 
          Keyword: 
              Continent > North America > United States Of America
          Type: 
            Keyword type code: 
              place
          Thesaurus name: 
            Citation: 
              Title: 
                  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Location Keywords
              Date: 
                missing
      Descriptive keywords: 
        Keywords: 
          Keyword: 
              United States Sovereign Territories
          Keyword: 
              United States
          Keyword: 
              USA
          Type: 
            Keyword type code: 
              place
      Descriptive keywords: 
        Keywords: 
          Keyword: 
              DOC/NOAA/NOS/OCM > Office of Coastal Management, National Ocean Service, NOAA, U.S. Department of Commerce
          Type: 
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              dataCenter
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            Citation: uuid: 9f0de6e6-428b-11df-9879-0800200c9a66
              Title: 
                  Global Change Master Directory (GCMD) Data Center Keywords
              Date: 
                Date: 
                  Date: 
                      2017-04-24
                  Date type: 
                    Date type code: 
                      publication
              Edition: 
                  8.5
              Cited responsible party: xlink: https://data.noaa.gov/docucomp/1edb41d0-428a-11df-9879-0800200c9a66 title: GCMD Landing Page
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        Keywords: 
          Keyword: 
              ORT
          Type: 
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              project
          Thesaurus name: 
            Citation: 
              Title: 
                  InPort
              Date: 
                inapplicable
      Resource constraints: 
        Legal constraints: 
          Use constraints: 
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              otherRestrictions
          Other constraints: 
              Cite As: Office for Coastal Management, [Date of Access]: Census Statistics (County) [Data Date Range], 
              https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/54367.
      Resource constraints: 
        Constraints: 
          Use limitation: 
              NOAA provides no warranty, nor accepts any liability occurring from any incomplete, incorrect, or 
              misleading data, or from any incorrect, incomplete, or misleading use of the data. It is the 
              responsibility of the user to determine whether or not the data is suitable for the intended purpose.
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          Use constraints: 
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              otherRestrictions
          Other constraints: 
              Use Constraints: NOAA makes no warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the availability, 
              quality, accuracy, content, completeness or suitability for the user's needs of such information. The 
              services, information, and data made available on the Marine Cadastre web site are provided "as is" 
              without warranties of any kind. These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for 
              navigation. https://www.marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html | Distribution Liability: NOAA makes no 
              warranties or representations whatsoever regarding the availability, quality, accuracy, content, 
              completeness or suitability for the user's needs of such information. The services, information, and 
              data made available on the Marine Cadastre web site are provided "as is" without warranties of any kind. 
              These data are intended for coastal and ocean use planning. Not for navigation. 
              https://www.marinecadastre.gov/about/disclaimer.html
      Resource constraints: 
        Security constraints: 
          Classification: 
            Classification code: 
              unclassified
          Classification system: 
            missing
          Handling description: 
            missing
      Aggregation Info: 
        AggregateInformation: 
          Aggregate Data Set Name: 
            Citation: 
              Title: 
                  NOAA Data Management Plan (DMP)
              Date: 
                unknown
              Identifier: 
                Identifier: 
                  Authority: 
                    Citation: 
                      Title: 
                          NOAA/NMFS/EDM
                      Date: 
                        inapplicable
                  Code: 
                      54367
              Cited responsible party: 
                Responsible party: 
                  Organisation name: 
                    inapplicable
                  Contact info: 
                    Contact: 
                      Online Resource: 
                        Online Resource: 
                          Linkage: 
                            URL: 
                              https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inportserve/waf/noaa/nos/ocm/dmp/pdf/54367.pdf
                          Protocol: 
                              WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link
                          Name: 
                              NOAA Data Management Plan (DMP)
                          Description: 
                              NOAA Data Management Plan for this record on InPort.
                          Function: 
                            Online function code: 
                              information
                  Role: 
                    inapplicable
          Association Type: 
            Association type code: 
              crossReference
      Language: 
          eng; US
      Topic category: 
        Topic category code: 
          oceans
      Topic category: 
        Topic category code: 
          oceans
      Environment description: 
          Microsoft Windows 7 Version 6.1 (Build 7601) Service Pack 1; Esri ArcGIS 10.4.1.5713
      Extent: 
        Extent: 
          Geographic element: 
            Geographic bounding box: 
              West bound longitude: 
                  -179.148909
              East bound longitude: 
                  179.77847
              South bound latitude: 
                  -14.374207
              North bound latitude: 
                  71.365162
          Temporal element: 
            Temporal extent: 
              Extent: 
                Time instant: 
                  Description: 
                    ground condition | Currentness: Publication Date
                  Time position: 
                    2018-07-11
      Supplemental Information: 
          The native coordinate system for this layer is WGS 1984 World Mercator (ESPG: 3395). Please note: all 
          MarineCadastre.gov data served by the NOAA Office for Coastal Management and hosted through Esri REST 
          services are in the WGS 1984 Web Mercator Auxiliary Sphere (EPSG: 3857) projection.
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Content info: Feature catalogue description: Compliance code: false Language: Language Code: eng Included with dataset: false Feature types: GIS File Feature catalogue citation: xlink: https://www.fisheries.noaa.gov/inport/item/54447 Citation: Title: Census Statistics (County) Date: Date: Date: 2018-10-26 Date type: Date type code: publication
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Distribution info: Distribution: Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: ftp://ftp.coast.noaa.gov/pub/MSP/ORT/CensusStatistics.zip Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: ftp://ftp.coast.noaa.gov/pub/MSP/ORT/CensusStatistics.zip Description: missing Function: Online function code: download Transfer options: Digital transfer options: Online: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://coast.noaa.gov/arcgis/rest/services/OceanReportingTool/CoastalCensusStatistics_Counties/MapServer Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Ocean Report Map Service Description: missing Function: Online function code: download
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Data quality info: Data quality: Scope: Scope: Hierarchy level: Scope code: dataset Report: Quantitative attribute accuracy: Name of measure: Accuracy Evaluation method description: The attributes in this dataset are believed to be accurate. For ACS data: Data are based on a sample and are subject to sampling variability. The degree of uncertainty for an estimate arising from sampling variability is represented through the use of a margin of error (margin of error was omitted from this product but can be found in the original source data). In addition to sampling variability, the ACS estimates are subject to nonsampling error. The effect of nonsampling error is not represented in these tables. For additional information on the accuracy of ACS data please see https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/tech_docs/accuracy/MultiyearACSAccuracyofData2016.pdf. For Census data: While it is impossible to completely eliminate nonsampling error from an operation as large and complex as the decennial census, the Census Bureau attempts to control the sources of such error during the collection and processing operations. For additional information on decennial census methodology, accuracy and error please consult "2010 Census Demographic Profile Summary File", Chapter 5 - Operational Overview and Accuracy of the Data (https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/tech_docs/accuracy/MultiyearACSAccuracyofData2016.pdf). Result: missing Report: Absolute external positional accuracy: Name of measure: Horizontal Positional Accuracy Evaluation method description: Maximum scale of intended use is 1:80,000. Result: missing Report: Completeness commission: Name of measure: Completeness Report Evaluation method description: Spatial and attribute properties are believed to be complete, although attribute information has been simplified. Geometric thresholds from original data are preserved. No tests have been completed for exhaustiveness. For ACS data: When information is missing or inconsistent, the Census Bureau logically assigns an acceptable value using the response to a related question or questions. If a logical assignment is not possible, data are filled using a statistical process called allocation, which uses a similar individual or household to provide a donor value. The "Allocated" section is the number of respondents who received an allocated value for a particular subject. For Census data: while it is impossible to completely eliminate nonsampling error from an operation as large and complex as the decennial census, the Census Bureau attempts to control the sources of such error during the collection and processing operations. For additional information on decennial census methodology, accuracy and error please consult "2010 Census Demographic Profile Summary File", Chapter 5 - Operational Overview and Accuracy of the Data (https://www2.census.gov/programs-surveys/acs/tech_docs/accuracy/MultiyearACSAccuracyofData2016.pdf). Result: missing Report: Conceptual consistency: Name of measure: Conceptual Consistency Evaluation method description: These data are believed to be logically consistent. Geometry is topologically clean. Result: missing Lineage: Lineage: Statement: missing Process step: Process step: Description: Join the downloaded tables to the updated Coastal Counties layer using the County FIPS attribute to copy the median household income from the ACS table and the total population and total housing units from the Census table into the associated attributes in the Coastal Counties layer. Date and time: 2018-07-03T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Download Census and ACS data from American Factfinder as comma-delimited (*.csv) documents. Delete any superfluous attributes. Date and time: 2018-07-01T00:00:00 Process step: Process step: Description: Merge select omitted independent cities from TIGER/Line Shape with Coastal Counties (Washington DC, Fairfax city, Falls Church city, Fredricksburg city, Manassas city, Manassas Park city, Richmond city, and Colonial Heights city). Utilize topology to align polygon edges. Date and time: 2018-07-02T00:00:00 Source: Source: Description: Source Contribution: County level data on total population and total housing units Source citation: Citation: Title: 2010 Census Summary File Date: missing Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: U.S. Census Bureau Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/nav/jsf/pages/searchresults.xhtml?refresh=t Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Source Online Linkage Description: URL where the source data were originally accessed. Function: Online function code: information Role: inapplicable Source extent: Extent: Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time instant: Time position: 2013-01-01 Source: Source: Description: Source Contribution: polygon features joined to census and ACS data Source citation: Citation: Title: Coastal Counties Date: missing Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: Office for Coastal Management, NOAA Office for Coastal Management, Department of Commerce (DOC), National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA), National Ocean Service (NOS), Office for Coastal Management (OCM) Role: inapplicable Source extent: Extent: Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time instant: Time position: 2010-01-01 Source: Source: Description: Source Contribution: Census statistics Source citation: Citation: Title: Median Income in the Past 12 Months (in 2016 inflation-adjusted dollars) - 5 year estimates 2012-2016 Date: missing Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: U.S. Census Bureau Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: https://factfinder.census.gov/faces/tableservices/jsf/pages/productview.xhtml?pid=ACS_16_5YR_S1903&prodType=table Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Source Online Linkage Description: URL where the source data were originally accessed. Function: Online function code: information Role: inapplicable Source extent: Extent: Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time instant: Time position: 2017-12-07 Source: Source: Description: Source Contribution: Source for independent cities omitted from the Coastal Counties shapefile Source citation: Citation: Title: TIGER/Line Shapefile, 2017, nation, U.S., Current County and Equivalent National Shapefile Date: missing Cited responsible party: Responsible party: Organisation name: U.S. Census Bureau Contact info: Contact: Online Resource: Online Resource: Linkage: URL: http://www2.census.gov/geo/tiger/TIGER2017/COUNTY/tl_2017_us_county.zip Protocol: WWW:LINK-1.0-http--link Name: Source Online Linkage Description: URL where the source data were originally accessed. Function: Online function code: information Role: inapplicable Source extent: Extent: Temporal element: Temporal extent: Extent: Time instant: Time position: 2017-01-01
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