Geographic Tools

Boundary files, maps, component lists, and relationship files for geographic areas identified in IPUMS-USA samples

GIS Boundary Files

We provide GIS-compatible boundary files for the most commonly used geographic units.

Resources for Public Use Microdata Areas (PUMAs) & County Groups

2010 Census and 2012-onward ACS/PRCS

2000 Census and 2005-2011 ACS/PRCS

1960-1990 Samples

Consistent PUMAs (ConsPUMAs)

Resources for Metropolitan Areas

Resources for Other Areas