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POLS 3310: State and Local Government: Step 1: Your Legislator

Ohio State Legislators

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Finding State District Information Using the Census/ACS

  1. Select the Advanced Search option
  2. Choose the Geography filter
  3. Locate the geography for State Legislative District (Upper Chamber) or State Legislative District (Lower Chamber). You must know this information before proceeding.
  4. Choose your State
  5. You can choose your district on the next list, but I would recommend that you instead select All State Legislative Districts (Upper/Lower within State)
  6. Choose a table from the list of results or search for a table/variable (see below for popular tables)

Popular Tables

Table Name: SELECTED SOCIAL CHARACTERISTICS

  • Includes: Households by Type; Relationship; Marital Status; Fertility; Grandparents; School Enrollment; Educational Attainment; Veteran Status; Disability Status; Residence 1 Year Ago (Moved); Place Of Birth; Citizenship Status; Year of Entry; World Region of Birth of Foreign Born; Language Spoken at Home; Ancestry; Computers and Internet Use

Table Name: SELECTED ECONOMIC CHARACTERISTICS

  • Includes: Employment Status; Commuting to Work; Occupation; Industry; Class Of Worker; Income And Benefits; Health Insurance Coverage; Poverty

Table Name: SELECTED HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS

  • Includes: Housing Occupancy; Units in Structure; Year Structure Built; Rooms; Bedrooms; Housing Tenure; Year Householder Moved into Unit; Vehicles Available; House Heating Fuel; Selected Characteristics; Occupants per Room; Value; Mortgage Status; Selected Monthly Owner Costs; Gross Rent

Other Sources for Finding District Information