EarthWorks Geospatial Catalog

Job Density - Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, Minnesota

The U.S. Census's 2010 LEHD Origin-Destination Employment Statistcs (LODES) Dataset was used to map job and worker density in throughout the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, Minnesota. The LODES data is part of the U.S. Census's Longitudinal Employer-Household Dynamics program which records the number of jobs by workplace location and the number of workers by household location at the census block level. The census block level data was converted to a smoothly tapered surface of calculated census block value. The resulting data surface provides a general representation of overall employment density of jobs in the Twin Cities Metropolitan Area, Minnesota.
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