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Census geographic files

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Select 2010 Census geographic files derived from Census 2010 TIGER/Line files. Includes select population and housing variables from the 2010 Census.

Summary Level
GIS
Shapefile
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Metadata
Census blocks
Census blocks (plus race/ethnicity and group quarters data)
Census blocks (points)
Census block groups
Census designated places
Census places
Census places (county parts)
Census tracts
Cities
Cities (county parts)
Congressional districts [2002]
Congressional districts [2002] (county parts)
Congressional districts [2012]
Congressional districts [2012] (county parts)
Counties
County subdivisions
Legislative districts [2002]
Legislative districts [2002] (county parts)
Legislative districts [2012]
Legislative districts [2012] (county parts)
Military installations
Public Use Microdata Areas
Roads
School districts
School districts (county parts)
State
Traffic analysis zones
Tribal areas
Urban areas
Urban areas (county parts)
Urban growth areas
Urban growth areas (county parts)
Voting districts
Water features
ZIP Code Tabulation Areas
ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (county parts)

Select 2000 Census geographic files derived from Census 2010 TIGER/Line files. Includes select population and housing variables from the 2000 Census.

Summary Level
GIS
Shapefile
Preview
Metadata
Census blocks
Census blocks (points)
Census block groups
Census designated places
Census places
Census places (county parts)
Census tracts
Cities
Cities (county parts)
Counties
County subdivisions
Public Use Microdata Areas (1%)
Public Use Microdata Areas (5%)
School districts
School districts (county parts)
State
Tribal areas
Traffic analysis zones
Urban areas
Urban areas (county parts)
ZIP Code Tabulation Areas
ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (county parts)

Reference information

  • OFM's standard projection and datum for geospatial data layers is State Plane Washington South, North American Datum 1983 HARN in units of US feet (EPSG: 2927).
  • Geographic codes for Washington

Geographic crosswalks

  • Census tract relationship files: 1990-2000 | 2000-2010
  • Congressional district (by county, city, city part, school district, and ZIP Code tabulation area): 2002 | 2012
  • Legislative district (by county, city, city part, school district, and ZIP Code tabulation area): 2002 | 2012
  • County (by census place and tract): 2010

GIS map products

  • Census tract and block group maps: 2010 | 2000
  • Public Use Microdata Area (PUMA) maps: 2010
  • Federal statistical area maps (metropolitan statistical areas, micropolitan statistical areas, combined statistical areas, metropolitan divisions): 2013