Street Centroid Location Codes

Location codes that begin with "C" are street centroid location codes. Street centroid location codes indicate the Census ID accuracy and the position of the geocode on the returned street segment.

A street centroid location code has the following characters.

1st character Always "C" indicating a location derived from a street segment.
2nd character Census ID accuracy based on the search area used to obtain matching Street Segment.
3rd character Location of geocode on the returned street segment.

The following table contains the values and descriptions for the location codes.

Character position Code Description
2nd Character    
  B Block Group accuracy (most accurate). Based on input ZIP Code.
  T Census Tract accuracy. Based on input ZIP Code.
  C Unclassified Census accuracy. Normally accurate to at least the County level. Based on input ZIP Code.
  F Unknown Census accuracy. Based on Finance area.
  P Unknown Census accuracy. Based on input City.
3rd Character    
  C Segment Centroid.
  L Segment low-range end point.
  H Segment high-range end point.