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Caliper Releases 2010 and 2008 Demographic Projections and 2006 Demographic Estimates for U.S. Census Block Groups

NEWTON, MASSACHUSETTS (USA) – Caliper Corporation, a worldwide leader in GIS and transportation software, is pleased to announce the release of Data CDs containing 2010 and 2008 demographic projections and 2006 demographic estimates for U.S. Census Block Groups. These data are provided for the 211,655 Block Groups, which are groupings of Census Blocks and are also subdivisions of Census Tracts.

The demographic data include July 1, 2010 projections, July 1, 2008 projections, and July 1, 2006 estimates with counts by age, race, sex, and Hispanic origin. The equivalent data from the 2000 Census are also included.

The demographic estimate and projection data each have total population plus 19 categories of age (under 1, 1-4, five year age groups from 5-9 to 80-84, and 85+), 4 categories of race (White, Black, American Indian and Alaska Native, and Asian and Pacific Islander), 2 categories of sex (Male and Female), and 2 categories of Hispanic (Non-Hispanic or Latino origin, and Hispanic or Latino origin).

These data have valuable applications in marketing, real estate, urban planning, transportation planning, social and economic analysis, site location, and business forecasting.

The data are available in Caliper geographic file format for use with Caliper’s Maptitude, TransCAD, and TransModeler software and also in ESRI Shapefile and MapInfo Tab formats, for use with any GIS software that can display those formats.

Pricing:

Single user license prices for all of the demographic estimate and demographic projection data are $1295 nationwide, $695 for large states (California, Texas, New York, Florida), and $395 each for all other states. The prices for any two sets of the demographic estimate and demographic projection data are $895 nationwide, $495 for large states, and $295 each for all other states. The separate prices for any one of the sets of demographic estimate or projection data are $495 nationwide, $295 for large states, and $195 for other states. Web licensing and site licenses are also available upon request. Please visit https://www.caliper.com/DataCDs/BlockGroupEstAndProj.htm to place an order or email Caliper Sales at [email protected].