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Census Tract

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A small statistial subdivision of a county or statistically equivalent entity. Each tract has a Census Tract Number. Census tract-level data is used by the government, researchers and businesses for a variety of purposes. This includes redrawing congressional district maps every 10 years after the decennial census..

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