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TIGER/Line Shapefile, 2012, econ nation, U.S., Economic Census Metropolitan Division National Shapefile

Metadata Updated: November 10, 2020

The TIGER/Line shapefiles and related database files (.dbf) are an extract of selected geographic and cartographic information from the U.S. Census Bureau's Master Address File / Topologically Integrated Geographic Encoding and Referencing (MAF/TIGER) Database (MTDB). The MTDB represents a seamless national file with no overlaps or gaps between parts, however, each TIGER/Line shapefile is designed to stand alone as an independent data set, or they can be combined to cover the entire nation

Metropolitan Divisions subdivide a Metropolitan Statistical Area containing a single core urban area that has a population of at least 2.5 million to form smaller groupings of counties or equivalent entities. Not all Metropolitan Statistical Areas with urban areas of this size will contain Metropolitan Divisions. Metropolitan Division are defined by the Office of Management and Budget (OMB) and consist of one or more main counties or equivalent entities that represent an employment center or centers, plus adjacent counties associated with the main county or counties through commuting ties. Because Metropolitan Divisions represent subdivisions of larger Metropolitan Statistical Areas, it is not appropriate to rank or compare Metropolitan Divisions with Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas.

Economic Census Metropolitan Divisions are similar to current Metropolitan Divisions, which are those that the OMB announced and published in February 2013.

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License: No license information was provided. If this work was prepared by an officer or employee of the United States government as part of that person's official duties it is considered a U.S. Government Work.

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Dates

Metadata Date June 1, 2014
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Reference Date(s) 2012 (publication)
Frequency Of Update notPlanned

Metadata Source

Harvested from 2012 Economic Census Metropolitan Division

Additional Metadata

Resource Type Dataset
Metadata Date June 1, 2014
Metadata Created Date November 10, 2020
Metadata Updated Date November 10, 2020
Reference Date(s) 2012 (publication)
Responsible Party Unknown
Contact Email
Guid tl_2012_us_metdivec.shp.xml
Access Constraints Access Constraints: None, Use Constraints:The TIGER/Line Shapefile products are not copyrighted however TIGER/Line and Census TIGER are registered trademarks of the U.S. Census Bureau. These products are free to use in a product or publication, however acknowledgement must be given to the U.S. Census Bureau as the source. The boundary information in the TIGER/Line Shapefiles are for statistical data collection and tabulation purposes only; their depiction and designation for statistical purposes does not constitute a determination of jurisdictional authority or rights of ownership or entitlement and they are not legal land descriptions.Coordinates in the TIGER/Line shapefiles have six implied decimal places, but the positional accuracy of these coordinates is not as great as the six decimal places suggest.
Bbox East Long 179.859681
Bbox North Lat 71.441059
Bbox South Lat -14.601813
Bbox West Long -179.231086
Collection Package Id 50c831b3-ae00-40dc-9639-0176a9e7b435
Coupled Resource
Frequency Of Update notPlanned
Harvest Object Id 990dd673-d28b-4dff-b068-ac0b8f785a70
Harvest Source Id ecb24346-5bb8-4f84-912c-f7840ecc2a22
Harvest Source Title 2012 Economic Census Metropolitan Division
Licence
Metadata Language eng
Metadata Type geospatial
Progress
Spatial Data Service Type
Spatial Reference System
Spatial Harvester True
Temporal Extent Begin 2011-06
Temporal Extent End 2012-05

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