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Census and Other Demographic Information
Crime, Health, and Other Data
The census tract is often used in demographic analysis, particularly in the 100-level Urban Studies courses. As a small and relatively permanent unit of data, it can be helpful in understanding the demographics of a particular community or neighborhood, and can also show change in the community or neighborhood over time.
If you need to identify a census tract for a research project, try one of these three methods: