What is a ZCTA? – Making Sense of the Zip Code Level Geography

What is a ZCTA?

Making Sense of the Zip Code Level Geography

Looking for data for your zip code? 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 “ZCTAs.” If you are wondering what ZCTAs are, watch this quick explanation to learn how they compare to zip codes.

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