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Title: Community Social Vulnerability Indicies
Short Name: Community Social Vulnerability Indicies
Status: Planned
Abstract:

These data represent generalized social vulnerability composite scores for each of 880 West Coast communities.

Entity Information

Entity Type: Spreadsheet
Active Version?: Yes
Schema Name: PARR
Description:

These data represent generalized social vulnerability composite scores for each of 880 West Coast communities.

Data Attributes

Attribute Summary

Rubric Score Primary Key? Name Type Description
100
Year number The year for which the data is applicable.
100
GEO.id text An alphanumeric code that uniquely identifies administrative/legal and statistical geographic areas for which the Census Bureau tabulates data. These codes represent geographic identifiers for each community or U.S. Census Designtated Place (CDP) considered in this analysis. Number strings within the code provide specific and unique locator information at the national, state and individual community level for each entry.
100
GEO.id2 number An abridged numeric code that uniquely identifies geographic areas for which the Census Bureau tabulates data specific, in this analysis, to the U.S. West Coast. These codes represent geographic identifiers for each community or U.S. Census Designtated Place (CDP) considered in this analysis. Number strings within the code provide specific and unique locator information at the state and individual community level for each entry.
100
GEOName text The unique geographically identifying name associated with the Census-Designated Place (CDP) for each entry.
100
County text Indicates the name of the U.S. county in which the Census Designated Place (CDP) in this field is located.
100
COASTALCNTY number Indicates whether a community is within the boundaries of a Coastal County, as defined, for our purposes, as the list of NOAA Coastal Counties (https://www.census.gov/geo/landview/lv6help/coastal_cty.pdf), in addition to several counties in Washington and Oregon adjacent to the Columbia River. Value of 1 indicates it is within a coastal county value of 0 indicates it is not.
100
NOAACOASTALCNTY number Indicates whether a community is within the boundaries of a NOAA designated Coastal County. Value of 1 indicates it is within a coastal county value of 0 indicates it is not. The list of NOAA coastal counties is provided here https://www.census.gov/geo/landview/lv6help/coastal_cty.pdf.
100
LATITUDE number Geographic latitude of the Census Designated Place (CDP) for this field, measured in minutes and seconds.
100
LONGITUDE number Geographic longtitude of the Census Designated Place (CDP) for this field, measured in minutes and seconds.
100
TOTPOP number The total population of the Census Designated Place (CDP) for this community as provided by the U.S. Census bureaur for the given year.
100
PersonalDisruption number This index number represents a measure of personal disruption in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to three U.S. census variables for this community: percent unemployed in the community, percent with no diploma in the community, and percent in poverty in poverity in the community.
100
PopulationComposition number This index number represents a measure of population composition in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to four U.S. census variables for this community: percentage of community residents that identify as "white alone" in questions about racial identity, percentage of female headed households in the community, percentage of community residents with no diplom, and percentage of residents in poverty in the community.
100
Poverty number This index number represents a measure of poverty in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to four U.S. census variables for this community: percentage of community residents that receive income assistance, percentage of families below the poverty level in teh community, percentage of community residents over 65 years old who are in poverty, and percentage of community residents under 18 years old in the community.
100
LaborReversed number This index number represents a measure of the labor force structure in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to three U.S. census variables for this community: percentage of community resident households that receive social security, percentage of community residents aged 16 and over than are in the civilian labor force, and the percentage of female community residents over 16 years of age who are employed.
100
HousingCharaReversed number This index number represents a measure of the housing characteristics in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to four U.S. census variables for this community: median monthly mortgage costs in the community, median gross rent in the community, median number of rooms in the community, and the percentage of housing units that are mobile homes.
100
NatResLaborForceReversed number This index number represents a measure of the natural resource labor force structure in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to two U.S. census variables for this community: percentage of community residents employed in farming, fishing and forestry occupations, and the percentage employed in agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining industries.
100
WealthEducationReversed number This index number represents a measure of the wealth and education in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to four U.S. census variables for this community: percentage of households in the community with incomes over $200,000, median home values in the community, percentage of community residents with bachelor's degrees and the mean retirement income in the community.
100
NewComposite Score number This number remembers a composite measure of social vulnerability for each community, provided by combing all prior community level indices including the personal disruption, population composition, povery, laborreversed, housingcharareversed, natreslaborforcereversed and wealtheducationreversed indices.
100
New Cateogry text This represents a category level of social vulnerability, either high, moderate or low, based on upon newcomposite_score results for each community.

Attribute Details

Year

CC ID: 729627
Seq. Order: 1
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The year for which the data is applicable.

General Data Type: number

GEO.id

CC ID: 729628
Seq. Order: 2
Data Storage Type: text
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

An alphanumeric code that uniquely identifies administrative/legal and statistical geographic areas for which the Census Bureau tabulates data. These codes represent geographic identifiers for each community or U.S. Census Designtated Place (CDP) considered in this analysis. Number strings within the code provide specific and unique locator information at the national, state and individual community level for each entry.

General Data Type: text

GEO.id2

CC ID: 729629
Seq. Order: 3
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

An abridged numeric code that uniquely identifies geographic areas for which the Census Bureau tabulates data specific, in this analysis, to the U.S. West Coast. These codes represent geographic identifiers for each community or U.S. Census Designtated Place (CDP) considered in this analysis. Number strings within the code provide specific and unique locator information at the state and individual community level for each entry.

General Data Type: number

GEOName

CC ID: 729630
Seq. Order: 4
Data Storage Type: text
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The unique geographically identifying name associated with the Census-Designated Place (CDP) for each entry.

General Data Type: text

County

CC ID: 729631
Seq. Order: 5
Data Storage Type: text
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Indicates the name of the U.S. county in which the Census Designated Place (CDP) in this field is located.

General Data Type: text

COASTALCNTY

CC ID: 729632
Seq. Order: 6
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Indicates whether a community is within the boundaries of a Coastal County, as defined, for our purposes, as the list of NOAA Coastal Counties (https://www.census.gov/geo/landview/lv6help/coastal_cty.pdf), in addition to several counties in Washington and Oregon adjacent to the Columbia River. Value of 1 indicates it is within a coastal county value of 0 indicates it is not.

General Data Type: number
Allowed Values: 0, 1

NOAACOASTALCNTY

CC ID: 729633
Seq. Order: 7
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Indicates whether a community is within the boundaries of a NOAA designated Coastal County. Value of 1 indicates it is within a coastal county value of 0 indicates it is not. The list of NOAA coastal counties is provided here https://www.census.gov/geo/landview/lv6help/coastal_cty.pdf.

General Data Type: number

LATITUDE

CC ID: 729634
Seq. Order: 8
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Geographic latitude of the Census Designated Place (CDP) for this field, measured in minutes and seconds.

General Data Type: number

LONGITUDE

CC ID: 729635
Seq. Order: 9
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

Geographic longtitude of the Census Designated Place (CDP) for this field, measured in minutes and seconds.

General Data Type: number

TOTPOP

CC ID: 729636
Seq. Order: 10
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

The total population of the Census Designated Place (CDP) for this community as provided by the U.S. Census bureaur for the given year.

General Data Type: number

PersonalDisruption

CC ID: 729637
Seq. Order: 11
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

This index number represents a measure of personal disruption in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to three U.S. census variables for this community: percent unemployed in the community, percent with no diploma in the community, and percent in poverty in poverity in the community.

General Data Type: number

PopulationComposition

CC ID: 729638
Seq. Order: 12
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

This index number represents a measure of population composition in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to four U.S. census variables for this community: percentage of community residents that identify as "white alone" in questions about racial identity, percentage of female headed households in the community, percentage of community residents with no diplom, and percentage of residents in poverty in the community.

General Data Type: number

Poverty

CC ID: 729639
Seq. Order: 13
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

This index number represents a measure of poverty in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to four U.S. census variables for this community: percentage of community residents that receive income assistance, percentage of families below the poverty level in teh community, percentage of community residents over 65 years old who are in poverty, and percentage of community residents under 18 years old in the community.

General Data Type: number

LaborReversed

CC ID: 729640
Seq. Order: 14
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

This index number represents a measure of the labor force structure in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to three U.S. census variables for this community: percentage of community resident households that receive social security, percentage of community residents aged 16 and over than are in the civilian labor force, and the percentage of female community residents over 16 years of age who are employed.

General Data Type: number

HousingCharaReversed

CC ID: 729641
Seq. Order: 15
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

This index number represents a measure of the housing characteristics in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to four U.S. census variables for this community: median monthly mortgage costs in the community, median gross rent in the community, median number of rooms in the community, and the percentage of housing units that are mobile homes.

General Data Type: number

NatResLaborForceReversed

CC ID: 729642
Seq. Order: 16
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

This index number represents a measure of the natural resource labor force structure in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to two U.S. census variables for this community: percentage of community residents employed in farming, fishing and forestry occupations, and the percentage employed in agriculture, forestry, fishing, hunting and mining industries.

General Data Type: number

WealthEducationReversed

CC ID: 729643
Seq. Order: 17
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

This index number represents a measure of the wealth and education in the community, as indicated by a factor analysis applied to four U.S. census variables for this community: percentage of households in the community with incomes over $200,000, median home values in the community, percentage of community residents with bachelor's degrees and the mean retirement income in the community.

General Data Type: number

NewComposite Score

CC ID: 729644
Seq. Order: 18
Data Storage Type: number
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

This number remembers a composite measure of social vulnerability for each community, provided by combing all prior community level indices including the personal disruption, population composition, povery, laborreversed, housingcharareversed, natreslaborforcereversed and wealtheducationreversed indices.

General Data Type: number

New Cateogry

CC ID: 729645
Seq. Order: 19
Data Storage Type: text
Required: No
Primary Key: No
Status: Active
Description:

This represents a category level of social vulnerability, either high, moderate or low, based on upon newcomposite_score results for each community.

General Data Type: text

Catalog Details

Catalog Item ID: 51552
GUID: gov.noaa.nmfs.inport:51552
Metadata Record Created By: Jeffrey W Cowen
Metadata Record Created: 2018-02-16 17:03+0000
Metadata Record Last Modified By: SysAdmin InPortAdmin
Metadata Record Last Modified: 2019-06-04 13:14+0000
Metadata Record Published: 2018-02-27
Owner Org: NWFSC
Metadata Publication Status: Published Externally
Do Not Publish?: N
Metadata Next Review Date: 2019-02-28