This datalayer is a polygon coverage for Massachusetts towns and contains tabular data pertaining to household and family structures and status. Statistical measures included in this datalayer are: single or dual head-of-household, size and age of family, sub-family characteristics and many more. Please see "Supplemental Information" below for more information on the Census terms and definitions used in this datalayer.
This file is an extract of data from the 1990 U.S. Census of Population and Housing STF 3A and 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.