If there was not a name available, we named the census tract by the largest street intersection in the census tract (e.g., Worcester, MA (Lincoln St/Plantation St) Zip codes were developed by the Postal Service for the purpose of delivering mail, but were never intended to define coherent neighborhoods.In addition, Zip Codes can have as many as 10 distinctly different census tracts contained within them.Census tracts usually have 4,000 persons, but can range between 1,500 and 8,000 persons.This is the most fine-grained area for which detailed information is made available from the government, to protect the individual privacy of each of us.Utqiagvik, Alaska (the original name for Barrow) is not dangerous.
Basin Analysis and Petroleum System Characterization and Modeling, Interior Salt Basins, Central and Eastern Gulf of Mexico, Ernest A.Over the course of 25 days above the Arctic Circle, in full daylight 24 hours a day, the Honolulu-based Coast Guard Cutter Sherman (WHEC 720) sent more than 70 crewmembers to seven of the most remote communities throughout northern Alaska, including Pt. Lay, Wainwright, Barrow (Utqiagvik) pictured here, Kotzebue, Savoonga, and Gambell. All of these engagements provided the crew an opportunity to both teach maritime safety and learn about the region from residents, including a better understanding of their maritime concerns. Neighborhood Scout® uses the official government designation for neighborhoods - the census tract.Census tracts are small, relatively permanent subdivisions of a county that are defined by the U. Census Bureau in conjunction with local authorities all across the country to define real neighborhoods that are bounded to contain areas with homogeneous population characteristics (including economic status, lifestyle, and living conditions).