In the LUCA program which begins January 2017, North Dakota cities will be allowed to review what the U.S. Census Bureau understands their addresses to be. This is one of very few opportunities that the U.S. Census Bureau allows others to review their internal information. Participants will be required to sign non-disclosure statements to obtain the U.S. Census Bureau’s address lists for their cities. So why should a North Dakota city want to participate in LUCA? Here are two top reasons:
More information on LUCA can be found on the Local Update of Census Addresses (LUCA) Program flyer (13,261kb pdf)
More information on LUCA and other important U.S. Census Bureau partnership opportunities can be found on the U.S. Census Partnership page.
Through a general-fund appropriation, the North Dakota GIS Technical Committee and the Information Technology Department operate the GIS Hub, an infrastructure comprised of geospatial data storage, data services, and application interfaces. The GIS Hub supports state agencies in the development of their GIS and the dissemination of common interest data to other levels of government and the public.