# How do I find a census tract for an address?

## How do I find a census tract for an address?

To find a census tract number for a street address, use these look-up tools: The Federal Financial Institutions Examination Council (FFIEC) maintains a look-up system for census tracts at https://geomap.ffiec.gov/FFIECGeocMap/GeocodeMap1.aspx.

## What is LMI census tract?

The collective income group is often abbreviated “LMI” when describing both the individuals and areas together. The tract income level for each census tract is assigned based on the tract median income of the residents in that census tract. Census tracts can be considered upper, middle, moderate or low income.

## What is census tract code?

Census tracts are geographic entities within counties (or the statistical equivalent of counties). Census tracts within a county are identified by a 4-digit basic code between 0001 and 9999, and may have a 2-digit suffix ranging from . 01 to . 98; for example, 6059.02.

## How do I find census block data?

Scroll down to the Census Tracts section to see the census tract number. Scroll down to the 2010 Census Blocks section to see the census block and block group numbers.

## What data is available at the census block level?

CENSUS BLOCKS are the smallest level of geography delineated by the Census Bureau for statistical purposes. Like the census tracts, block boundaries can be visible features (i.e. streets, roads, streams) or invisible boundaries (i.e. school districts or townships).

## What is considered a low income census tract?

A census tract is identified as low-income if the census. tract’s median household income is at or below the appropriate HCD low- income limit.

## How do I read a blocked census number?

Census blocks are numbered uniquely with a four-digit census block number from 0000 to 9999 within census tract which nest within state and county. The first digit of the census block number identifies the block group. Block numbers beginning with a zero (in Block Group 0) are only associated with water-only areas.

## What is the census ID number?

A 16-digit Census number can be found in your Census letter, or on the front of a paper Census form. If you do not have a Census number, you can get a Census number. You will need to use a mobile phone to do this. You can also request a Census number to complete your Census later.

## What is the process of geocoding?

Geocoding is the computational process by which a physical address is converted into geographic coordinates, which can be used for a variety of mapping applications.

## How does a geocoder work on a census tract?

In addition, attributes of these pieces of geography, such as an urban/rural indicator are included. The state, county, census tract, and block codes are returned. The geocoder takes the address and determines the approximate location offset from the street centerline.

## Where do I find the geographies on the census?

The “Find Geographies Using…” option returns the state, county, census tract, and block for each address. Additional geographies are available using the instructions under Documentation below.

## What kind of information can you get from geocoding?

The System also provides Census demographic information about a particular census tract, including income, population, and housing data. Please select the appropriate activity year for the address being geocoded.

## How does geocoding work on a home loan?

Geocoding refers to the Metropolitan Statistical Area/Metropolitan Division (MSA/MD), State, County, Census Tract combination (address information) that must be provided for each reported loan application and the System allows institutions to enter a street address to determine the corresponding geocode.