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DATA GEMS: What is a ZCTA? Making Sense of Census Geography

The Census Bureau does not produce population data at the Zip Code level, but rather by the Census Bureau's own Zip Code Tabulation Areas, or "ZCTA." If you are wondering what a ZCTA is, watch this quick explanation and how they compare to zip codes!

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Data Gems

A series of "how-to" videos available for data users who are looking for an easy and quick way to enhance their knowledge of Census data.

They will introduce you to various concepts and techniques to improve your ability to navigate our website and use our data-access tools.

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