File Format

  • Fixed length ASCII text records (180 bytes)
  • Windows (CR/LF) line delimiters
  • All numeric data is zero filled to the left

The file format was changed on April 6, 2022.

Variable Name and Values Start Column Length Data Type
State FIPS code
1
2
numeric
County FIPS code 3 3 numeric
Tract 6 6 numeric
Year
(2008, 2009, 2010, ...2017)
12 4 numeric
Reserved for future use 16 14 character
Median household income (in tens) 30 5 numeric
Median gross rent 35 5 numeric
Median home value (in hundreds) 40 5 numeric
Percent of persons with less than high school education
(2 implied decimal places)
45 5 numeric
Percent of persons with high school only education
(2 implied decimal places)
50 5 numeric
Percent of persons with more than high school education
(2 implied decimal places)
55 5 numeric
Education index
(1 implied decimal place)
60 5 numeric
Percent of persons below 150% poverty 65 5 numeric
Percent unemployed 70 5 numeric
Percent working class 75 5 numeric
Yost - U.S.-based index (3 implied decimal places, raw value had 10.000 added to it to make it a positive number) 80 5 numeric
Yost - State-based index (3 implied decimal places, raw value had 10.000 added to it to make it a positive number) 85 5 numeric
Yost - U.S.-based quintile
1 (lowest SES) - 5 (highest SES)
90 1 numeric
Yost - State-based quintile
1 (lowest SES) - 5 (highest SES)
91 1 numeric
Percent of persons below poverty
All races
(2 implied decimal places)
92 5 numeric
Percent of persons below poverty
White alone
(2 implied decimal places)
97 5 numeric
Percent of persons below poverty
Black or African American alone
(2 implied decimal places)
102 5 numeric
Percent of persons below poverty
American Indian and Alaska Native alone
(2 implied decimal places)
107 5 numeric
Percent of persons below poverty
Asian alone + Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander alone
(2 implied decimal places)
112 5 numeric
Percent of persons below poverty
Some other race alone + two or more races
(2 implied decimal places)
117 5 numeric
Percent of persons below poverty
White alone, not Hispanic or Latino
(2 implied decimal places)
122 5 numeric
Percent of persons below poverty
Hispanic or Latino
(2 implied decimal places)
127 5 numeric
2010 RUCA-based categorization A
4 categories
1 = Urban
2 = Large rural
3 = Small rural
4 = Isolated rural
132 1 numeric
2010 RUCA-based categorization C
2 categories
1 = Urban
2 = Rural
133 1 numeric
2010 Census-based Urban Rural Indicator Codes (URIC) categorization A
4 categories
1 = All urban
2 = Mostly urban
3 = Mostly rural
4 = All Rural
134 1 numeric
2010 Census-based Urban Rural Indicator Codes (URIC) categorization B
3 categories
1 = Urban
2 = Mixed
3 = Rural
135 1 numeric
2010 Census-based Urban Rural Indicator Codes (URIC) categorization C
2 categories
1 = Urban
2 = Rural
136 1 numeric
Woods & Poole Tract Population
Vintage 2019
(4 implied decimal places)
137 10 numeric
Zone ID 147 10 character
Blank 157 1 character
NAACCR poverty indicator
1 = 0.00% - 4.99%
2 = 5.00% - 9.99%
3 = 10.00% - 19.99%
4 = 20.00% or more
5 = Percent poverty not calculated.
158 1 numeric
CDC Subcounty 5k Geography 159 11 character
CDC Subcounty 20k Geography 170 11 character