I'm trying to get population data from the 2000 Census at the block level for the state of Colorado. This can either be as a shapefile or as a table along with a shapefile containing the 2000 block geographies. Essentially I'm looking to create a shape file which has the block geography along with the population count of each block. These are available for the 2010 census (https://www2.census.gov/geo/tiger/TIGER2010BLKPOPHU/) but I haven't been able to find them for the 2000 census. I've tried getting the information through some combination of American FactFinder and Tiger but I haven't had any luck.
census_area a try.
Your query would be something like
from census_area import Census c = Census("MY_API_KEY") blocks = c.sf1.geo_block(('NAME', 'B25034_010E'), year=2000, colorado_geojson['geometry'])
It stiches together data from the Census API and Census ESRI servers. (I am an author of
If you know your way around R, the tigris package should work. You can use it to pull the shapefiles for 2000, which should also contain population.