Science Fair Project Encyclopedia
A census tract, census area, or census district is a particular community defined for the purpose of taking a census. Most often, these coincide with the limits of cities, towns, and townships. In unincorporated areas these are often arbitrary , except for coinciding with county lines.
- Its name and boundaries are defined by the United States Census Bureau, not by the State of Alaska.
- It contains no area-wide government; therefore, it does not contain a capital (borough seat) city.
See also: county
The contents of this article is licensed from www.wikipedia.org under the GNU Free Documentation License. Click here to see the transparent copy and copyright details