census tract


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census tract

A small, relatively permanent statistical subdivision within a county, generally containing 2,500 to 8,000 people and readily identifiable borders. Similar to block numbering areas (BNAs),but differing only in the local versus federal source of the data used to create the maps. Mapped and numbered by the U.S. government, which provides demographic information at www.census.gov. Third-party resellers of demographic information extrapolate from the census tract data into more personalized demographic areas.

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The mean summer temperature of a census tract in a given year was computed by averaging the daily predicted air temperature from June to August in that year over all 1 kmx 1 km grids within that census tract, and the mean winter temperatures were the averages in January, February, and December.
4), with a gradient of increasing incidence as census tract poverty category increased (Figure 1).
And housing advocacy groups like ICP don't yet know how the new fair housing rules could help any of those 100 families move out of census tract 166.
The Connecticut EIP analyzed influenza-associated hospitalizations and census tract SES following the process used by the Public Health Disparities Geocoding Project (8).
The settlement requires Associated to open four loan production offices in majority-minority census tracts (three in the Chicago area and one in the Milwaukee area), subject to regulatory approval.
These predicted values for 30-day mortality were computed based on the multivariable model by averaging the patient-level predicted probabilities for all patients who resided in that census tract.
Department of Agriculture's Food Access Research Atlas determines which census tracts are low-income and low-access is available here.
They focused on more than 200 randomly selected census tracts from those two areas, which included a mixture of high- and low-income residents.
CDEs can use the updated census data to determine if a QALICB is located in an NMTC-eligible 2010 census tract.
The results show that, on average, census tracts with higher crime rates house more voucher holders, but the presence of voucher holders does not lead to increase in crime.
Due to housing price disclosure limitations in NM (see Berrens and McKee, 2004), the median characteristics of each Census tract are assumed to be representative of the housing stock in that location.
Beginning in 1993 and in subsequent legislation in 1997, 1999, and 2000, Congress established the Empowerment Zone (EZ), Enterprise Community (EC), and Renewal Community (RC) programs to reduce unemployment and generate economic growth in selected Census tracts.