This datalayer is a polygon coverage which will display town boundaries with associated data on household employment statistics, work location, drive-time to-from employment, etc.. The statistical data contained here was collected as part of the U.S. Census of Population and Housing and originally published as part of the 1990 Census. Therefore the currentness reference date for the tabular data here is April 1, 1990.
This layer was derived from the Massachusetts Electronic Atlas database published by the Harvard Map Collection in 2001.
The Massachusetts Electronic Atlas (MEA) was a collaborative project to provides access, via the Internet, to data about the Commonwealth, its thirteen regional planning agency districts and 351 cities and towns. This dataset is now only available via The Harvard Geospatial Library.