Housing Stock Estimates, Twin Cities Metropolitan Area

This page last updated: 07/18/2016
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1. Overview
2. Data Quality
3. Data Organization
4. Coordinate System
5. Attributes
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7. Metadata Reference

Section 1 Overview
Originator Metropolitan Council
Title Housing Stock Estimates, Twin Cities Metropolitan Area
Abstract Time-series of housing stock, by type of housing, for cities and townships in the Twin Cities seven-county area. These estimates are an intermediate step in the Council's annual estimation of households and population.
Purpose Time-series of housing stock, by type of housing, for cities and townships in the Twin Cities seven-county area. These estimates are an intermediate step in the Council's annual estimation of households and population.
Time Period of Content Date 04/01/2015
Currentness Reference Dataset starts 2005.
2015 estimates published July 2016.
Progress Complete
Maintenance and Update Frequency Annually
Spatial Extent of Data Twin Cities seven-county metropolitan area. This includes the counties of Anoka, Carver, Dakota, Hennepin, Ramsey, Scott and Washington in Minnesota.
Bounding Coordinates -94.012
-92.732
45.415
44.471
Place Keywords Twin Cities, Anoka County, Carver County, Dakota County, Hennepin County, Ramsey County, Scott County, Washington County
Theme Keywords Housing stock, housing type, housing units
Theme Keyword Thesaurus None
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints None
Contact Person Information Matt Schroeder, Senior Researcher
Metropolitan Council
390 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN  55101-1805
Phone: 651.602.1513
Email: matt.schroeder@metc.state.mn.us
Browse Graphic none available
Associated Data Sets

Section 2 Data Quality
Attribute Accuracy Valid code tests have been conducted. No known attribute errors exist.
Logical Consistency
Completeness Entire seven county geographic area is covered.
Horizontal Positional Accuracy
Lineage Historical data may be available for the following places:

Burns Township (became the city of Nowthen, July 2008)
Chaska Township (merged with the city of Chaska, January 2005)
Columbus Township (became the city of Columbus, September 2006)
Elko (merged with the city of New Market to become Elko New Market, January 2007)
Forest Lake Township (merged with the city of Forest Lake, March 2000)
Grant Township (became the city of Grant, January 1997)
Hassan Township (merged with the city of Rogers, January 1, 2012)
New Market (merged with the city of Elko to become Elko New Market, January 2007)
New Scandia Township (became the city of Scandia, January 2007)
Norwood (merged with the city of Young America to become Norwood Young America, January 1997)
Oak Grove Township (became the city of Oak Grove, December 1993)
Young America (merged with the city of Norwood to become Norwood Young America, January 1997)

Section 3 Spatial Data Organization (not used in this metadata)

Section 4 Coordinate System
Horizontal Coordinate Scheme
Horizontal Datum
Horizontal Units

Section 5 Attributes
Overview Attributes for Chart Data (Note: Not all attributes are present in
every chart):

DATASOURCE: Data source.

GEOGRAPHY: Name of the city, township or unorganized territory,
e.g. Benton Twp., Blaine.

HOUSING_TYPE_DESC: Housing type description.

QUANTITY: Number of units.

YEAR: Year of the data.


Attributes for Tabular Data:

CO_CODE: 3 digit FIPS and state standard county ID code
003 = Anoka County
019 = Carver County
037 = Dakota County
053 = Hennepin County
123 = Ramsey County
139 = Scott County
163 = Washington County

CTU_CODE: 5 digit FIPS55 'Place' code for CTU. They are replaced
by the GNIS codes below. The Census Bureau will continue to create
FIPS55 Place codes for new cities and townships through the 2010
Census. After that, no new FIPS55 codes will be created. Note that for
townships that wholly incorporate into cities, the same FIPS55 code for
the former township will usually be used for the new city. Conversely,
GNIS creates a new ID for the new city.

CTU_ID: The Geographic Names Information System (GNIS)official federal
unique identifier for each city, township or unorganized territory.

COCTU_ID: 11 digit identifier for the combination of county and CTU
(concatination of CO_CODE and CTU_ID_CEN). This is the official U.S.
Census Bureau format.

CTU_NAME: Name of the city, township or unorganized territory, e.g.
Benton Twp., Blaine.

YEAR: Year of the data.

SFD: Single family detached units.

TH: Townhouse units.

MF5: Multifamily units in buildings with 5 or more units.

MH: Manufactured (mobile) homes.

DTQ: Duplex, triplex and quad units.

OTH: Other types of units (boat, RV, etc.)

COMMUNITY DESIGNATION: A designation of each city and township based on the overall state of development and regional issues faced by that community.
Detailed Citation None
Table Detail:

Section 6 Distribution
Publisher Metropolitan Council
Publication Date periodically revised
Contact Person Information Matt Schroeder, Senior Researcher
Metropolitan Council
390 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN  55101-1805
Phone: 651.602.1513
Email: matt.schroeder@metc.state.mn.us
Distributor's Data Set Identifier Housing Stock Estimates
Distribution Liability NOTICE: The data to which this notice is attached are made available pursuant to the Minnesota Government Data Practices Act (Minnesota Statutes Chapter 13). THE DATA ARE PROVIDED TO YOU AS IS AND WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY AS TO THEIR PERFORMANCE, MERCHANTABILITY, OR FITNESS FOR ANY PARTICULAR PURPOSE. The Metropolitan Council developed some of the data for its own internal business purposes and is redistributing data developed by other data providers (e.g., the U.S. Census Bureau and the Minnesota Department of Employment and Economic Development). The Metropolitan Council does not represent or warrant that the data or the data documentation are error-free, complete, current, or accurate. You are responsible for any consequences resulting from your use of the data or your reliance on the data. You should consult the data documentation for these particular data to determine the limitations of the data. If you transmit or provide the data (or any portion of it) to another user, it is recommended that the data include a copy of this disclaimer and this metadata.
Ordering Instructions This entire dataset is available on the internet by clicking below after 'Online Linkage'. Doing so will tell your browser to download a 'ZIP' file which will contain the following:

- csv file
- metadata for the dataset (.htm)
- NOTICE.RTF, an important notice about this dataset that can be read by any word processing software.

This dataset can also be viewed and downloaded using the Download Tabular Data tool at http://stats.metc.state.mn.us/data_download/DD_start.aspx.
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Section 7 Metadata Reference
Metadata Date 07/18/2016
Contact Person Information Matt Schroeder, Senior Researcher
Metropolitan Council
390 Robert Street North
St. Paul, MN  55101-1805
Phone: 651.602.1513
Email: matt.schroeder@metc.state.mn.us
Metadata Standard Name Minnesota Geographic Metadata Guidelines
Metadata Standard Version 1.2
Metadata Standard Online Linkage http://www.gis.state.mn.us/stds/metadata.htm


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