Natural Resource & Environmental  Management 250

Module 2 Project 2
Layer Data Type Publication Information: Who Created the Data? Time Period Data is Relevant Spatial Horizontal Coordinate System Attribut Values
dc Vector ESRI 2006 GCS_WGS 1984 County, class features
tracts_00 Polygon ESRI 2006 GCS_WGS 1984 County, class features
tracts_90 Polygon ESRI Data & Maps 2000 2000 Geographic County, class features

Q2)    Write a paragraph describing the spatial distribution of population in Washington, D.C.

The river on the western side of Washington, D.C., is the Potomac River. Constitution and Independence avenues are the major streets that go west to east and meet at the Capitol. Georgia Avenue runs north to south.

Q3)    Describe the changes in population for each race/ethnic group between 1990 and 2000.

Q4)    Where are there clusters of high diversity?

Q5)    Describe how the diversity index has changed from 1990 to 2000.

Q6)    Describe the spatial distribution of median house values in 2000.

Q7)    How do the distributions of African-Americans, Caucasians, Hispanics, and median house values compare to the Chicago area?

Back to Directory