NFIRS 5.0 Element: ‘Census Tract’

by | Mar 9, 2023

Définition : The census tract number is a six-digit number assigned by the U.S. Census Bureau that identifies an area of land within the United States. Not all jurisdictions have census tract numbers.
Purpose : This element provides a means to cross-reference geographic and population information that is available from the U.S. Census Bureau to incident data for comparative analysis.
Entry : Enter the census tract number for the property involved in the incident. The right two spaces are always assumed to follow a decimal point. If the incident occurs in an area where a census tract number has not been assigned, leave blank.

Element Specification

 Specification   Value 
Requirement Optional
Element Type Text – Alphanumeric or special characters. If the user has not provided information, an empty field should be transmitted.

Topic: NFIRS