FYI--Besides the 2009 Tiger Files it looks like we will have the new
2010 Files before the 2010 Block population counts come out in around
March of 2011. This is good news. Just yesterday I was in a meeting
where the question came up.
The Census Bureau has released 2009 TIGER/Line Shapefiles today.
Available here: http://www.census.gov/geo/www/tiger/
This will be the last public release of TIGER data until early 2011.
This early 2011 release will include all of the updated 2010 tabulation
geography that serves as the geographic framework for 2010 Census data
tabulations (including the new 2010 Census tracts, block groups, blocks,
voting districts, and much more). Around the same time as this 2011
geospatial data release, Census will be releasing the tabular data
with 2010 Census population counts down to the Census block level. See
the attached document for more information, including changes under
consideration and a request for input.
4749 Lincoln Mall Drive, Suite 600
Matteson, IL 60443