Fast Facts on Areas Affected by Hurricane Katrina

U.S. Census Bureau Public Information Office, U.S. Census Bureau

This website contains a variety of information compiled by the US Census Bureau regarding Hurricane Katrina. Information includes a series of thematic maps (in PDF format with zoom capability) showing state and county/parish boundaries and the following measures by census tract: population density, number of housing units, poverty rates and percentage of population age 65 and over and under 18. Also included are population estimates in impacted areas, socioeconomic and business information.

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Subject: Environmental Science:Natural Hazards:Extreme Weather:Hurricanes, Geoscience:Atmospheric Science:Climatology , Meteorology:Extreme weather
Resource Type: Audio/Visual:Maps, Datasets and Tools:Datasets
Special Interest: Hazards
Data Source: Observational Data
Science Background Required: Broadly accessible
Topics: Human Dimensions/Resources, Climate
Theme: Teach the Earth:Teaching Topics:Weather, Teach the Earth:Incorporating Societal Issues:Climate Change, Hazards, Teach the Earth:Course Topics:Environmental Science, Atmospheric Science