5,414 Population. Phil Hurvitz from the University of Washington explains the differences between the two. Fred, in my dataset, lives in census block B with ZIP=99001. Crosswalks for Tabular Data. Each record in this file shows the totals for the entire ZCTA and county for the ZPOP, ZHU, ZAREA, ZAREALAND, COPOP, COHU, COAREA, and COAREALAND columns.  As only the intersections between the two entities are shown in the relationship file, the sum of the part columns for all records representing a specific county may not add up to the totals for the county. cb: If cb is set to TRUE, download a generalized (1:500k) ZCTA file. Welcome! As NECTAs are not wall-to-wall entities and do not cover the entire nation, this file may not contain all ZCTAs in the nation. ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) are statistical entities developed by the United States Census Bureau for tabulating summary statistics. This dataset contains model-based ZIP Code tabulation Areas (ZCTA) level estimates for the PLACES project 2020 release. Simply put, each one is built by aggregating the Census 2000 blocks, whose addresses use a given ZIP Code, into a ZCTA which gets that ZIP Code assigned as its ZCTA code. Simply put, each one is built by aggregating the Census 2000 blocks, whose addresses use a given ZIP Code, into a ZCTA which gets that ZIP Code assigned as its ZCTA code. The differences between ZIP codes and ZCTA's. This new entity was developed to overcome the difficulties in precisely defining the land area covered by each ZIP code. Each record in this file shows the totals for the entire ZCTA and place entity for the ZPOP, ZHU, ZAREA, ZAREALAND, PLPOP, PLHU, PLAREA, and PLAREALAND columns.  As only the intersections between the two entities are shown in the relationship file, the sum of the part columns for all records representing a specific ZCTA or place may not add up to the totals for the ZCTA or place. State County MSA Place ZCTA. What does ZCTA stand for? This project reports county-, place-, census tract-, and ZCTA-level data and uses small area estimation methods to obtain 27 chronic disease measures for the entire United States. While there are almost 42,000 ZIP Codes in the United States, there are only 33,000 or so ZCTA’s. ZCTA boundaries are fixed for the intercensal period 2010 through 2020. [4], 2000 United States Census TIGER maps of ZIP Code Tabulation Areas, United States Census Bureau ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs), "U.S. Census Bureau data provided by GreatData.com", Highest-income ZIP Code Tabulation Areas in the United States, https://en.wikipedia.org/w/index.php?title=ZIP_Code_Tabulation_Area&oldid=998207055, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, This page was last edited on 4 January 2021, at 08:37. ZCTA boundaries are fixed for the intercensal period 2010 through 2020. Each ZCTA is constructed by aggregating the Census 2010 blocks whose addresses use a given ZIP code. The data are published through a public, interactive “PLACES” website that allows users to view, explore, and download data by county, place, census tract, and ZCTA. The metropolitan and micropolitan statistical codes appearing in the relationship file reflect the updates to metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas as of December 2009, announced by the Office of Management and Budget on December 1, 2009, and in effect for the 2010 Census. They represent the majority USPS five-digit ZIP Code found in a given area. Postal Service ZIP Code changes through October, 2002. ZCTA‐level rurality was defined using the United States Department of Agriculture's Rural‐Urban Commuting Area (RUCA) primary codes which are defined at the census tract level with available ZCTA approximations. Please check the Privacy Policy of the site you are visiting. FALSE if the place is just a commonly known name for a populated area. Students will only be required to have a training contract of 20 months before they sit for the final board exam the Assessment of Professional Competence (APC) previously known as Board 2. Note: ZIP to Congressional District and Congressional District to ZIP Crosswalk Files are now available. According to our analysis, only 13 percent of Zip Codes are so different than their corresponding ZCTA that you’ll be better off using the Zip Code for your report. This dataset contains model-based ZIP Code tabulation Areas (ZCTA) level estimates for the PLACES project 2020 release in GIS-friendly format. Individual USPS ZIP codes can cross state, place, county, census tract, census block group and census block boundaries, so the Census Bureau asserts that "there is no correlation between ZIP codes and Census Bureau geography". The relevant students should redo and pass one of the above ZCTA programmes again. Explanation of the 2010 ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) to Place Relationship File: The 2010 ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) to Place Relationship File providesrelationships between the 2010 ZCTAs and 2010 places. 1, Page 1-----| Area Name: 321 3-Digit ZCTA | Schools are each assigned a County, ZCTA, City/Designated Place, and Unincorporated County for analysis purposes. This is the only source of national scale, annually updated, data for a broad and diverse set of demographic-economic attributes. ZCTA to Place Relationships: Example 2 In this example, ZCTA 85630, highlighted below in red in the graphic shown below, contains two places: all of place 62280 and part of place 05770, both are outlined in black below. Each record in this file shows the totals for the entire ZCTA and congressional district for the ZPOP, ZHU, ZAREA, ZAREALAND, CDPOP, CDHU, CDAREA, and CDAREALAND columns.  As only the intersections between the two entities are shown in the relationship file, the sum of the part columns for all records representing a specific ZCTA or congressional district may not add up to the totals for the ZCTA or congressional district. The USPS ZIP Codes identify the individual post office or metropolitan area delivery station associated with mailing addresses. The data are published through a public, interactive “PLACES” website that allows users to view, explore, and download data by county, place, census tract, and ZCTA. ZIP Code Tabulation Areas (ZCTAs) are statistical entities developed by the United States Census Bureau for tabulating summary statistics. These were introduced with the Census 2000 and continued with the 2010 Census and 5 year American Community Survey[1] data sets. About CDC; Jobs; Funding; Policies; Privacy; FOIA; No Fear Act; OIG; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services A warning: the detailed TIGER/Line ZCTA file is massive (around 502MB unzipped), and the generalized version is also large (64MB zipped). If cb is set to TRUE, download a generalized (1:500k) ZCTA file. About CDC; Jobs; Funding; Policies; Privacy; FOIA; No Fear Act; OIG; U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Only exists if zcta is FALSE. The reason that there is not one ZCTA for every ZIP Code is that only populated areas are included in the Census data, and thus ZIP Codes that only serve PO Boxes have no corresponding ZCTA. Before you begin: Before you start using the Geocoding API, you need a project with a billing account and the Geocoding API enabled. Defaults to FALSE (the most detailed TIGER/Line file). Frustrated when you find an errant ZCTA on your data table? Explore all the relevant socio-economic facts about your community. The NECTA statistical codes appearing in the relationship file reflect the updates to metropolitan and micropolitan statistical areas as of December 2009, announced by the Office of Management and Budge on December 1, 2009, and in effect for the 2010 Census. The PLACES project is the expansion of the original 500 Cities project and covers the entire United States—50 states and the District of Columbia (DC)—at county, place, census tract, and ZIP Code tabulation Areas (ZCTA) levels. cb: If cb is set to TRUE, download a generalized (1:500k) ZCTA file. The Geocoding API is a service that provides geocoding and reverse geocoding of addresses. The Census Bureau collects lots of data between its once-every-10-years census. 2010 ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) Relationship File Record Layouts, Survey of Income and Program Participation (SIPP), 2010 ZCTA to County Relationship File Layout (zcta_county_rel_10.txt), 2010 ZCTA to County Subdivision Relationship File Layout (zcta_cousub_rel_10.txt), 2010 ZCTA to Place Relationship File Layout (zcta_place_rel_10.txt), 2010 ZCTA to Census Tract Relationship File Layout (zcta_tract_rel_10.txt), 2010 ZCTA to 111th Congressional District Relationship File Layout (zcta_cd111_rel_10.txt), 2010 ZCTA to Metropolitan and Micropolitan Statistical Areas Relationship File Layout (zcta_cbsa_rel_10.txt), 2010 ZCTA to New England City and Town Area (NECTA) Relationship File Layout (zcta_necta_rel_10.txt), Calculated 2010 Population for the relationship record, Calculated 2010 Housing Unit Count for the relationship record, 2010 Housing Unit Count of the 2010 County, The Percentage of Total Population of the 2010 ZCTA represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Housing Unit Count of the 2010 ZCTA represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Area of the 2010 ZCTA represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Land Area of the 2010 ZCTA represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Population of the 2010 County represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Housing Unit Count of the 2010 County represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Area of the 2010 County represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Land Area of the 2010 County represented by the record, Concatenation of 2010 State, County, and County Subdivision, 2010 Population of the 2010 County Subdivision, 2010 Housing Unit Count of the 2010 County Subdivision, Total Area of the 2010 County Subdivision, Total Land Area of the 2010 County Subdivision, The Percentage of Total Population of the 2010 County Subdivision represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Housing Unit Count of the 2010 County Subdivision represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Area of the 2010 County Subdivision represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Land Area of the 2010 County Subdivision represented by the record, 2010 Housing Unit Count of the 2010 Place, The Percentage of Total Population of the 2010 Place represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Housing Unit Count of the 2010 Place represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Area of the 2010 Place represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Land Area of the 2010 Place represented by the record, Concatenation of 2010 State, County, and Tract, 2010 Housing Unit Count of the 2010 Census Tract, The Percentage of Total Population of the 2010 Census Tract represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Housing Unit Count of the 2010 Census Tract represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Area of the 2010 Census Tract represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Land Area of the 2010 Census Tract represented by the record, 2010 Population of the 111th Congressional District, 2010 Housing Unit Count of the 111th Congressional District, Total Area of the 111th  Congressional District, Total Land Area of the 111th Congressional District, The Percentage of Total Population of the 111th  Congressional District represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Housing Unit Count of the 111th  Congressional District represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Area of the 111th  Congressional District represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Land Area of the 111th Congressional District represented by the record, Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area FIPS Code, Metropolitan/Micropolitan Statistical Status Indicator, 2010 Population of the  Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area, 2010 Housing Unit Count of the Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area, Total Area of the Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area, Total Land Area of the Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area, The Percentage of Total Population of the Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Housing Unit Count of the Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Area of the Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Land Area of the Metropolitan or Micropolitan Statistical Area represented by the record, NECTA Metropolitan/Micropolitan Status Indicator, The Percentage of Total Population of the NECTA represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Housing Unit Count of the NECTA represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Area of the NECTA represented by the record, The Percentage of Total Land Area of the NECTA represented by the record. 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