Child population data - Number of children aged 0-17 years by race/ethnicity from the American Community Survey

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Column Type Label Description
geoid text 2010 census tract FIPS codes
year numeric Year of observation (2010 or 2015)

2008-12 5-year ACS data is labeled 2010. 2013-17 data is labeled 2015.

in100 numeric In one of the 100 largest metro areas

This variable is equal to 1 if the census tract is located in one of the 100 largest metro areas (as of 2015), zero if located in a metro- or micropolitan area that does not belong to the 100 largest metro areas, and blank if it is located outside a metro- or micropolitan area.

msaid15 text Metro/Micro Area (2015) FIPS Code
msaname15 text Metro/Micro Area (2015) Name
countyfips text County FIPS Code
statefips text State FIPS Code
stateusps text State USPS Code
pop text
aian numeric Number of children who are American Indian and Alaska Native

The number of children aged 0-17 who are American Indian and Alaska Native alone. Source: 5-Year American Community Survey Summary Files.

api numeric Number of children who are Asian or Pacific Islander

The number of children aged 0-17 who are Asian or Pacific Islander alone. Source: 5-Year American Community Survey Summary Files.

black numeric Number of children who are black or African American

The number of children aged 0-17 who are black or African American alone. Source: 5-Year American Community Survey Summary Files.

hisp numeric Number of children who are Hispanic or Latino

The number of children aged 0-17 who are Hispanic or Latino. Source: 5-Year American Community Survey Summary Files.

other2 numeric Number of children who are some other race or two or more races

The number of children aged 0-17 who are some other race alone or two or more races. Source: 5-Year American Community Survey Summary Files.

nonwhite numeric Number of children who are not non-Hispanic white

The number of children aged 0-17 who are not non-Hispanic white alone. Source: 5-Year American Community Survey Summary Files.

white numeric Number of children who are non-Hispanic white

The number of children aged 0-17 who are white alone, not Hispanic or Latino. Source: 5-Year American Community Survey Summary Files.

total numeric Number of children

The number of children aged 0-17. Source: 5-Year American Community Survey Summary Files.