IRE News : January 2011

Census data available to IRE members

As journalists gear up for the second release of data from the 2010 Census, members of Investigative Reporters and Editors will be able to download data ready for analysis thanks to USA TODAY. The upcoming  wave of Census 2010 data, coming state-by-state in February and March, will contain the basic counts of population by race for every state, county and place in America, all the way down to the smallest geographies, called blocks. This data, known as “Redistricting Data (P.L. 94-171) summary files,” will be used to redraw the boundaries of legislative, electoral and other districts in states. USA ... Read more ...