A state house district is an area defined by a state in which voters elect representatives to a state legislature's lower chamber. The size of state house districts varies widely from state to state. In California, state house members represent about 500,000 people on average. In New Hampshire and Vermont, state house members represent about 4,000 people on average.
This table includes records for each of the ~5,000 state house districts in the US, with year-specific entries representing what a given district looked like at a specific point in time.
The year a given district was put into effect.
is latest version
A boolean indicating whether a record represents the latest available version of a given district.
A unique 5-character code, maintained by the US Census, assigned to each district in a state legislature's lower chamber.
The district's name, according to the US Census. ("SLDL" is an acronym for "state legislative district lower," which is how the Census refers to these districts.)
A unique 2-digit code, maintained by the US Census, for the state this district sits within.
The two-letter abbreviation for the state this district sits within.
The name of the state this district sits within.
"sldl_name": "State House District 20",
"shape": "POLYGON((-112.016347 33.370803, -112.016591 33.370742, ...))"