Lowest Level of Geography

Item

Block

Aggregation of Blocks

Census Tracta

Place (with or without MCD)

County

State or Nation

Acreage/farm

 

Mandated

 

 

 

 

Utilities

 

Programmatic

 

Required

 

 

Selected monthly ownership costs

Programmatic

 

 

Required

 

 

NOTES:  Mandated—decennial census data are specifically mandated by legislation. Required—data are specifically required by legislation; the census is the only or historical source. For each topic, the lowest level of geography for which data are needed is shown. Agencies providing input to the classification include Departments of Agriculture, Commerce, Defense, Education, Energy, Health and Human Services, Housing and Urban Development, Justice, Labor, Transportation, Veterans Affairs, Environmental Protection Agency, Equal Employment Opportunity Commission, the Federal Reserve, and National Science Foundation.

a Includes block numbering area (BNA).

Source:  Office of Management and Budget (1994).



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