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GIS (Geographic Information Systems): GIS Data for Social Sciences

This guide covers resources and tools helpful for people interested in GIS.

Sources for U.S. Demographic & Census GIS Data

For more information about the United States Census, see this detailed guide:

Sources for Census Geometry Files

Data and Maps for ArcGIS files are available on the dedicated GIS workstations at the Earth Sciences & Map Library. Look in the GIS Data folder for Esri Data and Maps > Data and Maps for ArcGIS [latest version] > usa > census

Other pages from the Census that provide helpful background information:

Other Spatial Social Science Data

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