Data: Block Groups, Tracts, City, County

1950 || 1960 || 1970 || 1980 || 1990 || 2000
1950
Electronic Data Sources
Elizabeth Mullen Bogue File, San Diego Census Tract Data
Social Sciences Data Collection (SSDC)

National Historical GIS US, State, County and Tract Data (Requires free registration)

Block and Tracts Statistics
Census of housing:taken as part of the seventeenth decennial census of the United States: Block Statistics San Diego, California
C 3.14: 950/2/5 no. 171 SSH US Docs

Tract Statistics
Census of population: 1950; a report of the seventeenth decennial census of the United States San Diego, California Census Tracts
C 3.14: 950/3/4 v. 3 Part 48 SSH US Docs
Maps for blocks and/or tracts
Printed within the books listed above for 1950.

Available online through SSDC

City and/or County Statistics
Census of Population. Characteristics of the Population
C 3.14: 950/3/4 v. 2 Part 5 SSH US Docs

Census of Housing. General Characteristics
C 3.14: 950/2 v. 1 Part 2 SSH US Docs

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1960
Electronic Data Sources
1960 Census Tract Data from the Social Sciences Data Collection (SSDC)

National Historical GIS US, State, County and Tract Data (Requires free registration)

Block Statistics
U.S. census of housing. 1960: city blocks (Richmond through San Jose, alphabetically)
C 3.224/5:960/ V. 3 Parts 61-68 SSH US Docs (See USP 193 High Use Shelf)
Tract Statistics
U.S. censuses of population and housing: 1960 Census tracts. Final report. San Bernadino - San Diego
C 3.223/11:960 PHC (1) 135-136 SSH US Docs (See USP 193 High Use Shelf)

Maps for blocks and/or tracts
Printed on separate sheets and included in book pocket of books listed above for 1960.

Available online through SSDC

City and/or County Statistics
Census of Population. Characteristics of the Population
C 3.223/6: 950 v. 1 pt. 6 SSH US Docs

1960 Census of Housing. States and Small Areas
C 3.224/9: 960 v. 1 pt. 2 SSH US Docs

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1970
Electronic Data Sources
Geolytics 1970 Census CD, Data down to Census Tract level
Available on the Super Station in the GIS Lab (ask at SSHL Reference Desk to be logged in)

National Historical GIS Various Geographies down to Census Tract level (Requires free registration)

Block Statistics
1970 census of housing: block statistics, San Diego, California urbanized area.
C 3.224/5:970/23 SSH US Docs (See USP 193 High Use Shelf)
Tract Statistics
Population and housing. 1970. Census tracts
C 3.223/11:970/188 c. 3 SSH US Docs (See USP 193 High Use Shelf)

Maps for blocks and/or tracts
Printed on separate sheets and included in book pocket of books listed above for 1970.

City and/or County Statistics
1970 Census of Population. Characteristics of the Population
C 3.223/9: 970 v. 1 pt. 6 SSH US Docs

1970 Census of Housing. Housing Characteristics for States, Cities and Counties
C 3.224/3: 970 v. 1 pt. 6 SSH US Docs

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1980
Electronic Data Sources
Geolytics 1980 Census CD, Various geographies including Census Tracts and Block Groups
Available on the Super Station in the GIS Lab (ask at SSHL Reference Desk to be logged in)

National Historical GIS Various Geographies down to Census Tract level (Requires free registration)

Block Statistics
1980 census of population and housing: block statistics, San Diego, California standard metropolitan statistical area
C 3.224/5: PHC 80-1-320 SSH US Docs (See USP 193 High Use Shelf)
Tract Statistics
Census of population and housing (1980). Census tracts. San Diego, California, standard metropolitan statistical area
C 3.223/11:980/320 SSH US Docs (See USP 193 High Use Shelf)

Maps for blocks and/or tracts
Census of population and housing (1980). Census tracts. San Diego, California, standard metropolitan statistical area
C 3.223/11:980/320/maps c. 2 SSH US Docs (See USP 193 High Use Shelf)

1980 census of population and housing: block statistics, San Diego, California standard metropolitan statistical area
C 3.224/5: PHC 80-1-320/maps SSH US Docs (See USP 193 High Use Shelf)

San Diego, California, standard metropolitan statistical area [map]
G4363 S24E25 s19 1980 BC SSH Map Case
A set of tract maps covering the metropolitan region.

San Diego, California, standard metropolitan statistical area [map]
G4363 S24E25 s19 1980 BC SSH Map Case
There is one index sheet, and many maps showing the tracts for the region.

San Diego County, including Imperial County, Street Atlas and Directory (Census Tract Edition)
G 1528 S24 S24 SSH Map Room

City and/or County Statistics
Census of population (1980). General social and economic characteristics.
C 3.223/7:980/C 6 sec. 1 and sec. 2. SSH US Docs

1980 Census of Housing. General Housing Characteristics
C 3.224/3: 980 A pt. 6 SSH US Docs

1980 Census of Housing. Detailed Housing Characteristics
C 3.224/3: 980 B pt. 6 SSH US Docs

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1990
Electronic Access to Tract Statistics
Data subsets that include all variables for tract level data are available through the Social Science Data Center (SSDC). SSDC staff will help you learn how to use the Census Data Documentation to select and produce data files for the variables you want.
Block and Tract Statistics
Census of population and housing (1990) Population and housing characteristics for census tracts and block numbering areas. San Diego, CA MSA
C 3.223/11:990 CPH-3-293 sec. 1 & sec. 2 SSH US Docs (See USP 193 High Use Shelf)

Online Access to Block and Tract Statistics
American FactFinder. Here you can get data tables for multiple block groups or tracts with one search. However, the American FactFinder does not combine multiple variables into one table for you.

1990 Census Lookup. Here you can get data in tab delimited format or easy-to-read HTML tables.

CD-ROM Access to Block and Tract Statistics
Geolytics 1990 Census CD+Maps available on the Super Station in the GIS Lab.

Maps for blocks and/or tracts
Census of population and housing (1990) Population and housing characteristics for census tracts and block numbering areas. San Diego, CA MSA
C 3.223/11:990 CPH-3-293/maps SSH US Docs (See USP 193 High Use Shelf)

San Diego County, including Imperial County, Street Atlas and Directory (Census Tract Edition)
G 1528 S24 S24 SSH Desk Reference

City and/or County Statistics
1990 Census of Population. General Population Characteristics
C 3.223/6:6: 990 CP-1-6 pt. 1, 2, 3 SSH US Docs

1990 Census of population. Social and economic characteristics.
C 3.223/7:990/CP-2-6 pt. 1, 2. SSH US Docs

1990 Census of Housing. General Housing Characteristics
C 3.224/3: 990 CH-1-6 pt. 1, 2 SSH US Docs

1990 Census of Housing. Detailed Housing Characteristics
C 3.224/3: 990 CH-2-6 SSH US Docs
(Also available online via Roger)

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2000
Electronic Access to Tract Statistics
Data subsets that include all variables for tract level data are available through the Social Science Data Center (SSDC). SSDC staff will help you learn how to use the Census Data Documentation to select and produce data files for the variables you want.

Online Access to Block and Tract Statistics
American FactFinder. Here you can get data tables for multiple block groups or tracts with one search. However, the American FactFinder does not combine multiple variables into one table for you.

Maps for blocks and/or tracts
Working with electronic maps to choose your census tracts
Contact Tracey Hughes, the GIS Coordinator, for help in using electronic sources for selecting Census 2000 tracts to define a particular area.

P.L. 94-171 county block map (Census 2000): ST: California (06); COU: San Diego (073)
G4363-S24 s10. U5 SSH Map Case
One index sheet and 277 maps show tracts for the whole country.

San Diego Region 2000 Census Tracts with Sub Regional Areas
G4363. S24 E25 2000 .S33 SSH Map Case

Census Data