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Urban Planning 301: Methods and Techniques

This guide is designed to help you find demographic data on Spokane County, WA from both Federal and State sources

U.S. Census Materials at JFK Library

As a Federal Depository Library, JFK Library has a large number of data books and other materials from the 1960, 1970, 1980, and 1990 U.S. Census of Population and Housing. These materials can readily be located through the EWU Library Catalog.

The following census resources on Spokane County and the Spokane MSA are placed on reserve for Winter Quarter for use in PLAN 301:

U.S. censuses of population and housing, 1960. Census tracts. Spokane, Wash., standard metropolitan statistical area
C 3.223/11:960/147
(small tract maps at back of book)

1970 census of population and housing. Census tracts. Spokane, Wash., standard metropolitan statistical area.
C 3.223/11:970/201
(small tract maps at back of book)

1970 census of housing: block statistics: selected areas in Washington.
C 3.224/5:970/263
(packet includes data book and maps)

1980 census of population and housing. Census tracts. Spokane, Wash., standard metropolitan statistical area.
C 3.223/11:980/337

1980 census of population and housing. Census tracts. Spokane, Wash., standard metropolitan statistical area.
C 3.223/11:980/337/maps

1990 census of population and housing. Population and housing characteristics for census tracts and block numbering areas. Spokane, WA MSA.
C 3.223/11:1990 CPH-3-309

1990 census of population and housing. Population and housing characteristics for census tracts and block numbering areas, maps. Spokane, WA MSA. [cartographic material]
C 3.223/11:1990 CPH-3-309/MAPS

U.S. census of housing, 1960. City blocks : Spokane, Wash
C 3.224/5:960/406
(tract/block map at back of book)

1970 census of housing: block statistics, Spokane, Wash. urbanized area
C 3.224/5:970/261
(tract/block maps at back of book are the best 1970 census maps at JFK library)

CensusCD 1980
JFK Reserve HA201 1980 .C46 2004 CD-ROM
JFK Reserve HA201 1980 .C46 2004 USER'S GUIDE

CensusCD 1970
JFK Reserve HA201 1970 .C36 2002 CD-ROM
JFK Reserve HA201 1970 .C36 2002 USER'S GUIDE

For Country-Level population data:

Census of population, 1960. Volume 1. Characteristics of the population : Number of inhabitants, general population characteristics, general social and economic characteristics, and detailed characteristics. Part 49.
C 3.223/9:960/pt.49

1970 census of population. Volume 1 : Characteristics of the population. Part 49 : Washington / United States Bureau of the Census.
C 3.223/9:970/v.1/pt.49

1980 census of population. Volume 1. Characteristics of the population. Chapter B. General population characteristics. Part 49. Washington.
C 3.223/6:980/B 49

Also available at JFK Library:

Census tract outline map (census 2000) : [State: Washington (53), County: Spokane (063]

JFK Map Case C 3.62/2:2000 CTO-53-063x/ Index

JFK Map Case C 3.62/2:2000 CTO-53-063x/ parent sheet 1

JFK Map Case C 3.62/2:2000 CTO-53-063x/ parent sheet 2

JFK Map Case C 3.62/2:2000 CTO-53-063x/ parent sheet 3

JFK Map Case C 3.62/2:2000 CTO-53-063x/ parent sheet 4

JFK Map Case C 3.62/2:2000 CTO-53-063x/ inset sheet A1

JFK Map Case C 3.62/2:2000 CTO-53-063x/ inset sheet A2

JFK Map Case C 3.62/2:2000 CTO-53-063x/ inset sheet A3

JFK Map Case C 3.62/2:2000 CTO-53-063x/ inset sheet A4

JFK Map Case C 3.62/2:2000 CTO-53-063x/ inset sheet B1

Missing Census Pages

There are a couple of pages missing from some of the JFK Library's older census volumes that are necessary for PLAN 301 projects. They are available below.