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Total/Estimates ID File Record Layout

The Total/Estimates ID File (yyempest.id for sample years; yyemptot.id for Census years) is comprised of 199-character data records.

Description Length Position
     
State code (states & DC in alpha sequence where '00' denotes United States) 2 1-2
Type of summary total code
0 = US Total
1 = state and local total
2 = state only total
3 = local only total
5 = county only total
6 = municipality only total
7 = township only total
8 = special district only total
9 = school district only total
1 3-3
FILLER 11 4-14
Name of Government/Political description 64 15-78
Census Region Code 1 79-79
Summary Total Description 30 80-109
FILLER 88 110-197
Year of Data 2 198-199

Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Government Employment & Payroll | govs.employ@census.gov |  Last Revised: August 23, 2012