Metadata Summary: United States Census 2010 - Redistricting Data

Dataset Type: Statistical data

Name of Data Source: United States Census 2010 - Redistricting Data

Datasource Abbreviation (dataset): CENSUS_2010_RD

Description of Datasource: Summary statistics on population and housing subjects derived from questions on the 2010 Census questionnaire.

How Often Data is Transferred to the Atlas: Every 10 years

Period of Record Within the Atlas: 2010

Date Added/Updated on Atlas: 7/1/2011

Disclaimer/Use Constraints: In any large-scale statistical operation, such as the 2010 Census, human- and computer-related errors occur. These errors are commonly referred to as nonsampling errors. Such errors include not enumerating every household or every person in the population, not obtaining all required information from the respondents, obtaining incorrect or inconsistent information, and recording information incorrectly. In addition, errors can occur during the field review of the enumerators’ work, during clerical handling of the census questionnaires, or during the electronic processing of the questionnaires. 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.

Custodian Information:
U.S Department of Commerce
U.S. Census Bureau

Contact Name: U.S. Census Bureau - Atlanta Regional Office

Contact Email: Atlanta.Regional.Office@census.gov

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