A census tract is a small geographic area. Census 2000 assigned census tract numbers to all areas of the U.S. and some U.S. territories and possessions. Census tract numbers are unique within a county. Institutions are required to use census tract numbers from the Census 2000 series beginning with calendar year 2003 data through calendar year 2011 HMDA data.
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