Population Drift: Mean Population Center Analysis

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6.8 MB
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ZIP
GIS Level:
  • Intermediate
Geographic Scale:
  • National
Target Audience:
  • Higher Ed
Location:
USA and States
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Summary: Use spatial analysis and GIS to determine and analyze the population centers of the USA and individual states over space and time. Objectives: 1) Understand the definition of a mean center and weighted mean center; 2) Understand the definition of a population weighted mean center; 3) Learn how to calculate mean population centers for the USA and for individual states using GIS tools; 4) Understand how and key reasons why the US population center moved from 1800 to the present; 5) Analyze how and key reasons why states’ population centers moved from 1900 to the present. Created 15 May 2010. Adjusted 15 May 2010.

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