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2020 Redistricting Data

This page last updated: 11/03/2021
Metadata created using Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines


Metadata Summary

Originator LCC-GIS using Census Bureau TIGER/Line Files
Abstract This data set provides the entire data hierarchy used for the 2020 Redistricting efforts in Minnesota. Includes census block, voting districts, minor civil divisions and counties. Includes MN Secretary of State election data from 2012-2020 that was disaggregated to census block level and aggregated to voting districts, minor civil divisions and counties. Data includes boundary adjustments made by the LCC-GIS Office detailed in the boundary adjustments document.
Time Period of Content Date 2020
Currentness Reference Current as of the 2020 census
Current Version 09/27/2021
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Distributor Organization LCC-GIS
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" in Section 6 of this metadata.

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2020 Redistricting Data

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1. Identification Information
2. Data Quality Information
3. Spatial Data Organization Information
4. Spatial Reference Information
5. Entity and Attribute Information
6. Distribution Information
7. Metadata Reference Information

 
Section 1 Identification Information   Top of page
Originator LCC-GIS using Census Bureau TIGER/Line Files
Title 2020 Redistricting Data
Abstract Data displaying 2020 Redistricting Data as released by the US Census Bureau for the 2020 census.
Purpose Entire data hierarchy used for redistricting. Includes census block, voting districts, minor civil divisions and counties. Includes MN Secretary of State election data from 2012-2020 that was disaggregated to census block level and aggregated to voting districts, minor civil divisions and counties.
Time Period of Content Date 2020
Currentness Reference Current as of the 2020 census.
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency
Spatial Extent of Data State of Minnesota
Bounding Coordinates -97.5
-89.0
49.5
43.0
Place Keywords Minnesota
Theme Keywords Minnesota 2020 Redistricting Data
Census
Blocks
2020
Theme Keyword Thesaurus
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur, Director
LCC-GIS
100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 55
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail: lee.meilleur@gis.lcc.mn.gov
Associated Data Sets 2010 Census Block Boundaries

 
Section 2 Data Quality Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Attribute Accuracy
Logical Consistency
Completeness Complete as of its release.
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Lineage The data was derived from the 2020 Census TIGER/Line Files.The attributes associated with the data sets represent census demographic information as well MN Secretary of State election data. Certain attribute fields were added to calculate percentages based on census and election data. MN Secretary of State election data from 2012-2020 was disaggregated to census block level and aggregated to voting districts, minor civil divisions and counites. Geographical analysis was done in Maptitude For Redistricting 2021. Data includes boundary adjustments made by the LCC-GIS Office detailed in the boundary adjustments document.
Source Scale Denominator
 
Section 3 Spatial Data Organization Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Native Data Set Environment Maptitude for Redstricting 2021
Geographic Reference for Tabular Data
Spatial Object Type Vector
Vendor Specific Object Types Arc, Polygon
Tiling Scheme State
 
Section 4 Spatial Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme UTM
Ellipsoid GRS80
Horizontal Datum
Horizontal Units Meters
Distance Resolution
UTM Zone Number 15
Map Projection Name Transverse Mercator
 
Section 5 Entity and Attribute Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Entity and Attribute Overview ''ID''
''COLORING'' Map Coloring Caliper
''BLOCK'' 2020 Census Block Specification
''BLOCKGROUP''2020 Block Group Specification
''TRACT'' Census Tract Code, 2020
''COUNTY'' ANSI County Code, 2020
''STATE'' State ANSI Code, 2020
''BLOCK2010'' 2010 Census Block Specification
''MCD'' Minor Civil Division ANSI Codes, 2020
''SUBMCD'' Subbarrio ANSI Code, 2020
''PLACE'' Place ANSI Code, 2020
''CONCITY''Consolidated City ANSI Code 2020
''VTD'' Voting District Code, 2020
''CONGRESS'' 116th Congessional District ANSI Code, 2020
''LOWERSLD'' House District Codes, 2020
''UPPERSLD'' Senate District Codes, 2020
''COUNTYLD'' County Legislative District Code, 2020
''CITYLD'' City Legislative District Code, 2020
''INDIAN'' American Indian Reservation/Alaska Native Area/Hawaiian Homeland Census Code, 2020
''INDIAN ANSI'' American Indian Reservation/Alaska Native Area/Hawaiian Homeland ANSI Code, 2020
''TRIBALSUB'' American Indian Tribal Subdivision Census Code, 2020
''ANRC'' Alaska Native Regional Corporation ANSI code, 2020
''CSA'' Combined Statistical Area Code, 2020
''CBSA''Core Based Statistical Area Code, 2020
''CBSADIV'' CBSA Metropolitan Division Code, 2020
''UA'' Urbanized Area Code Placeholder, 2020
''UGA'' Urban Growth Area Code, 2020
''ELEMSCHOOL'' Elementary School District Local Education Agency Code, 2020
''SECSCHOOL'' Secondary School District Local Education Agency Code, 2020
''UNIFSCHOOL'' Unified School District Local Education Agency Code, 2020
''ZIP5'' Zip Code Placeholder, 2020
''URBANRURAL'' Urban/Rural Indicator Placeholder, 2020
''POPULATION'' Population 2020
''HISPANIC_O'' Hispanic Origin
''NH_WHT'' Non-Hispanic White
''NH_DOJ_BLK'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black
''NH_DOJ_IND'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian
''NH_DOJ_ASN'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian
''NH_DOJ_HWN'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Hawaiian
''NH_DOJ_OTH'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Race
''NH_DOJ_OT1'' Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Multi Race
''NH18+_DOJ_BLK'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Black
''NH18+_DOJ_IND'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Indian
''NH18+_DOJ_ASN'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Asian
''NH18+_DOJ_HWN'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Hawaiian
''NH18+_DOJ_OTH'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Race
''NH18+_DOJ_OTHMR'' 18+ Non-Hispanic (Department of Justice) Other Multi Race
''WHITE'' White alone
''BLACK'' Black or African American alone
''AMINDIAN'' American Indian and Alaska Native alone
''ASIAN'' Asian alone
''HAWAIIAN'' Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
''OTHER'' Some other race alone
''OMB_OTHERMR'' OMB Summary: Other Multiple-Race
''NOT HISPANIC'' Not Hispanic or Latino Persons
''HISPANIC ORIGIN'' Hispanic or Latino Persons
''NH_BLK'' Race (non-Hispanic): Black or African American alone
''NH_IND'' Race (non-Hispanic): American Indian and Alaska Native alone
''NH_ASN'' Race (non-Hispanic): Asian alone
''NH_HWN'' Race (non-Hispanic): Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
''NH_OTH'' Race (non-Hispanic): Some other race alone
''18+_POP'' Race (Age 18+): Total persons
''18+_WHT'' Race (Age 18+): White alone
''18+_BLK'' Race (Age 18+): Black or African American alone
''18+_IND'' Race (Age 18+): American Indian and Alaska Native alone
''18+_ASN'' Race (Age 18+): Asian alone
''18+_HWN'' Race (Age 18+): Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
''18+_OTH'' Race (Age 18+): Some other race alone
''H18+_POP'' Race (Age 18+): Hispanic or Latino Persons 18 years and over
''NH18+_POP'' Race (Age 18+): Not Hispanic or Latino Persons 18 years and over
''NH18+_WHT'' Race (Age 18+): Race (non-Hispanic, Age 18+): White alone
''NH18+_BLK'' Race (Age 18+): Race (non-Hispanic, Age 18+): Black or African American alone
''NH18+_IND'' Race (Age 18+): Race (non-Hispanic, Age 18+): American Indian and Alaska Native alone
''NH18+_ASN'' Race (Age 18+): Race (non-Hispanic, Age 18+): Asian alone
''NH18+_HWN'' Race (Age 18+): Race (non-Hispanic, Age 18+): Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
''NH18+_OTH'' Race (Age 18+): Race (non-Hispanic, Age 18+): Some other race alone
''USPRSR12'' US President Republican Party 2012
''USPRSDFL12'' US President Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2012
''USPRSLIB12'' US President Libertarian Party 2012
''USPRSSWP12'' 2012 US President Socialist Workers Party
''USPRSCP12'' 2012 US President Constitution Party
''USPRSCG12'' 2012 US President Constitutional Government Party
''USPRSGP12'' US President Green Party 2012
''USPRSGR12'' US President Grassroots Party 2012
''USPRSSL12'' US President Socialism and Liberation Party 2012
''USPRSJP12'' US President Justice Party 2012
''USPRSWI12'' US President Write In 2012
''USSENIP12'' US Senator Independence Party 2012
''USSENR12'' US Senator Republican Party 2012
''USSENDFL12'' US Senator Democratic-Farmer-Labor 2012
''USSENGR12'' US Senator Grassroots Party 2012
''USSENMOP12'' US Senator Minnesota Open Progressives Party 2012
''USSENWI12'' US Senator Write In 2012
''USREPIP12'' US Representative Independence Party 2012
''USREPR12'' US Representative Republican Party 2012
''USREPDFL12'' US Representative Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2012
''USREPWI12'' US Representative Write In 2012
''MNSENIP12'' MN Senator Independence Party 2012
''MNSENR12'' MN Senator Republican Party 2012
''MNSENDFL12'' MN Senator Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2012
''MNSENWI12'' MN Senator Write In 2012
''MNLEGIP12'' MN Representative Independence Party 2012
''MNLEGR12'' MN Representative Republican Party 2012
''MNLEGDFL12'' MN Representative Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2012
''MNLEGWI12'' MN Representative Write In 2012
''USSENIP14'' US Senator Independence Party 2014
''USSENR14'' US Senator Republican Party 2014
''USSENDFL14'' US Senator Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2014
''USSENLIB14'' US Senator Libertarian Party 2014
''USSENWI14'' US Senator Write In 2014
''USREPIP14'' US Representative Independence Party 2014
''USREPR14'' US Representative Republican Party 2014
''USREPDFL14'' US Representative Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2014
''USREPWI14'' US Representative Write In 2014
''MNLEGIP14'' MN Representative Independence Party 2014
''MNLEGR14'' MN Representative Republican Party 2014
''MNLEGDFL14'' MN Representative Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2014
''MNLEGWI14'' MN Representative Write In 2014
''MNGOVIP14'' MN Governor Independence Party 2014
''MNGOVR14'' MN Governor Republican Party 2014
''MNGOVDFL14'' MN Governor Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2014
''MNGOVLIB14'' MN Governor Libertarian Party 2014
''MNGOVGLC14'' MN Governor Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis Party 2014
''MNGOVWI14'' MN Governor Write In 2014
''MNSOSIP14'' MN Secretary of State Independence Party 2014
''MNSOSR14'' MN Secretary of State Republican Party 2014
''MNSOSDFL14'' MN Secretary of State Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2014
''MNSOSLIB14'' MN Secretary of State Libertarian Party 2014
''MNSOSWI14'' MN Secretary of State Write In 2014
''MNAUDIP14'' MN State Auditor Independence Party 2014
''MNAUDR14'' MN State Auditor Republican Party 2014
''MNAUDDFL14'' MN State Auditor Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2014
''MNAUDLIB14'' MN State Auditor Libertarian Party 2014
''MNAUDGLC14'' MN State Auditor Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis Party 2014
''MNAUDWI14'' MN State Auditor Write In 2014
''MNAGIP14'' MN Attorney General Independence Party 2014
''MNAGR14'' MN Attorney General Republican Party 2014
''MNAGDFL14'' MN Attorney General Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2014
''MNAGGP14'' MN Attorney General Green Party 2014
''MNAGLIB14'' MN Attorney General Libertarian Party 2014
''MNAGLMN14'' MN Attorney General Legal Marijuana Now Party 2014
''MNAGWI14'' MN Attorney General Write In 2014
''USPRSR16'' US President Republican Party 2016
''USPRSDFL16'' US President Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2016
''USPRSCP16'' US President Constitution Party 2016
''USPRSLMN16'' US President Legal Marijuana Now Party 2016
''USPRSSWP16'' US President Socialist Workers Party 2016
''USPRSGP16'' US President Green Party 2016
''USPRSADP16'' US President American Delta Party 2016
''USPRSIP16'' US President Independence Party 2016
''USPRSLIB16'' US President Libertarian Party 2016
''USPRSWI16'' US President Write In 2016
''USREPR16'' US Representative Republican Party 2016
''USREPDFL16'' US Representative Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2016
''USREPWI16'' US Representative Write In 2016
''MNSENR16'' MN Senator Republican Party 2016
''MNSENDFL16'' MN Senator Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2016
''MNSENWI16'' MN Senator Write In 2016
''MNLEGR16'' MN Representative Republican Party 2016
''MNLEGDFL16'' MN Representative Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2016
''MNLEGWI16'' MN Representative Write In 2016
''USSENR18'' US Senator Republican Party 2018
''USSENDFL18'' US Senator Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2018
''USSENLMN18'' US Senator Legal Marijuana Now Party 2018
''USSENMGP18'' US Senator Minnesota Green Party 2018
''USSENWI18'' US Senator Write In 2018
''USSSER18'' US Senator Special Election Republican Party 2018
''USSSEDFL18'' US Senator Special Election Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2018
''USSSELMN18'' US Senator Special Election Legal Marijuana Now Party 2018
''USSSEUA18'' US Senator Special Election Unaffiliated Party 2018
''USSSEWI18'' US Senator Special Election Write In 2018
''USREPR18'' US Representative Republican Party 2018
''USREPDFL18'' US Representative Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2018
''USREPWI18'' US Representative Write In 2018
''MNSENR18'' MN Senator Republican Party 2018
''MNSENDFL18'' MN Senator Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2018
''MNSENWI18'' MN Senator Write In 2018
''MNLEGR18'' MN Representative Republican Party 2018
''MNLEGDFL18'' MN Representative Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2018
''MNLEGWI18'' MN Representative Write In 2018
''MNGOVR18'' MN Governor Republican Party 2018
''MNGOVDFL18'' MN Governor Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2018
''MNGOVGLC18'' MN Governor Grassroots-Legalize Cannabis Party 2018
''MNGOVLIB18'' MN Governor Libertarian Party 2018
''MNGOVWI18'' MN Governor Write In 2018
''MNSOSR18'' MN Secretary of State Republican Party 2018
''MNSOSDFL18'' MN Secretary of State Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2018
''MNSOSIP18'' MN Secretary of State Independence Party 2018
''MNSOSWI18'' MN Secretary of State Write In 2018
''MNAUDR18'' MN State Auditor Republican Party 2018
''MNAUDDFL18'' MN State Auditor Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2018
''MNAUDLMN18'' MN State Auditor Legal Marijuana Now Party 2018
''MNAUDLP18'' MN State Auditor Libertarian Party 2018
''MNAUDWI18'' MN State Auditor Write In 2018
''MNAGR18'' MN Attorney General Republican Party 2018
''MNAGDFL18'' MN Attorney General Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2018
''MNAGGLC18'' MN Attorney General Grassroots-Legalize Cannabis Party 2018
''MNAGWI18'' MN Attorney General Write In 2018
''USPRSR20'' US President Republican Party 2020
''USPRSDFL20'' US President Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2020
''USPRSIA20'' US President Independence-Alliance 2020
''USPRSGP20'' US President Green Party 2020
''USPRSINDKW20''US President Independent Kanye West 2020
''USPRSINDBP20'' US President Independent Brock Pierce 2020
''USPRSSLP20'' US President Socialism and Liberation 2020
''USPRSSWP20'' US President Socialist Workers Party 2020
''USPRSLIB20'' US President Libertarian Party 2020
''USPRSWI20'' US President Write In 2020
''USSENLMN20'' US Senator Legal Marijuana Now Party 2020
''USSENGLC20'' US Senator Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis Party 2020
''USSENR20'' US Senator Republican Party 2020
''USSENDFL20'' US Senator Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2020
''USSENWI20'' US Senator Write In 2020
''USREPLMN20'' US Representative Legal Marijuana Now Party 2020
''USREPGLC20'' US Representative Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis Party 2020
''USREPR20'' US Representative Republican Party 2020
''USREPDFL20'' US Representative Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2020
''USREPWI20'' US Representative Write In 2020
''MNSENLMN20'' MN Senator Legal Marijuana Now Party 2020
''MNSENGLC20'' MN Senator Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis Party 2020
''MNSENR20'' MN Senator Republican Party 2020
''MNSENDFL20'' MN Senator Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2020
''MNSENWI20'' MN Senator Write In 2020
''MNLEGLMN20'' MN Representative Legal Marijuana Now Party 2020
''MNLEGGLC20'' MN Representative Grassroots - Legalize Cannabis Party 2020
''MNLEGR20'' MN Representative Republican Party 2020
''MNLEGDFL20'' MN Representative Democratic-Farmer-Labor Party 2020
''MNLEGWI20'' MN Representative Write In 2020
''DEM_INDEX'' Sum of 2012 Obama+Klobuchar+2014 Franken+Dayton+Simon+Otto+Swanson+2016 Clinton +2018 Smith+Walz+Simon+Blaha+Ellison+Klobuchar+2020 Biden+Smith votes
''REP_INDEX'' Sum of 2012 Romney+Bills+2014 McFadden+Johnson+Severson+Gilbert+Newman+2016 Trump +2018 Housley+Johnson+Howe+Myhra+Wardlow+Newberger+2020 Trump+Lewis votes
''THIRD_INDEX'' Sum of 2012 Johnson+Harris+Goode+Morstad+Stein+Carlson+Lindsay+Anderson+Write-In+Williams+Davis+Cavlan +2014 Carlson+Johnson+Write-In+Nicollet+Holbrook+Wright+Write-In +Helland+Odden+Write-In+Dean+Iverson+Schwartzbacker+Write-In +Borgos+Dawkins+O'Connor+Vacek+Write-In +2016 Castle+Vacek+Kennedy+Stein+De La Fuente+McMullin+Johnson+Write-In +2018 Wellington+Trooien+Write-In+Wright+Welter+Write-In+Denney+Write-In +Ford+Dock+Write-In+Johnson+Write-In+Schuller+Overby +2020 De La Fuente+Hawkins+West+Pierce+La Riva+Kennedy+Jorgensen +O'connor+Steinberg+Write-In votes
''INDEX_VOTE'' Sum of all Indexes
Entity and Attribute Detailed Citation ''Black'' - Non Hispanic Black or African American + Non Hispanic Black or African American and White

''Asian'' - Non Hispanic Asian + Non Hispanic Asian and White

''Hispanic'' - Hispanic of Any Race

''Indian'' - Non Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native + Non Hispanic American Indian and Alaska Native and White

''Other'' - Non Hispanic Some Other Race

''Other Multi Race'' - Where more than one minority race is listed
 
Section 6 Distribution Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Publisher LCC-GIS
Publication Date 08/17/2021
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur
Director
LCC-GIS
100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 55
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail: lee.meilleur@gis.lcc.mn.gov
Distributor's Data Set Identifier Redistricting data hierarchy
Distribution Liability The Geographic Information System (GIS) Data to which this notice is attached are made available pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13). THE GIS DATA ARE PROVIDED TO YOU AS IS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY AS TO THEIR PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The GIS Data were developed by the LCC - GIS Office for its own internal business purposes. The LCC - GIS Office does not represent or warrant that the GIS Data or the data documentation are error-free, complete, current, or accurate. You are responsible for any consequences resulting from your use of the GIS Data or your reliance on the GIS Data. You should consult the data documentation for this particular GIS Data to determine the limitations of the GIS Data and the precision with which the GIS Data may depict distance, direction, location, or other geographic features. If you transmit or provide the GIS Data (or any portion of it) to another user, the GIS Data must include a copy of this disclaimer.
Transfer Format Name Shapefile, Caliper
Transfer Format Version Number
Transfer Size 237MB
Online Linkage Click here to download data. (See Ordering Instructions above for details.) By clicking here, you agree to the notice in "Distribution Liability" above.
 
Section 7 Metadata Reference Information Top of full metadata Top of page
Metadata Date 08/17/2021
Contact Person Information Lee Meilleur, Director
LCC-GIS
100 Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Blvd., Suite 55
St. Paul, MN 55155
Phone: 651-296-0098
FAX: 651-297-3699
E-mail: lee.meilleur@gis.lcc.mn.gov
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.lmic.state.mn.us/gc/stds/metadata.htm