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Census Tract

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Census Tract - definitions

Census Tract - A geographical segment of a zip code in metropolitan areas delineated by the U.S. Census Bureau embracing approximately 1,000 households. Major consumer compilers provide demographic profiles for each tract.

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census tract - [federal government] A small, statistical subdivision of a county that usually includes approximately 4,000 inhabitants but may include from 2,500 to 8,000 inhabitants. A census tract is designed to encompass a population with relatively uniform economic status, living conditions, and some demographic characteristics. Tract boundaries normally follow physical features but may also follow administrative boundaries or other nonphysical features. A census tract is a combination of census block groups.

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Source: esri, 14 February 2012 08:51:06, External 

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