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Modified Zip Code Tabulation Areas (MODZCTA)

Modified Zip Code Tabulation Areas (MODZCTA)

A shapefile for mapping data by Modified Zip Code Tabulation Areas (MODZCTA) in NYC, based on the 2010 Census ZCTA shapefile. MODZCTA are being used by the NYC Department of Health & Mental Hygiene (DOHMH) for mapping COVID-19 Data.


NameSocrata field nameColumn name in sgr mountData typeDescription
the_geomthe_geomthe_geomMultiPolygonModified ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA) Polygon
MODZCTAmodzctamodzctaTextModified ZIP Code Tabulation Area (ZCTA)
pop_estpop_estpop_estNumberDOHMH population estimate for each MODZCTA, aggregated from the 2018 ACS 5-year population estimates for each ZCTA
ZCTAzctazctaTextContains the Census ZCTAs that were combined to form the MODZCTA area, as a comma-delimited list
labellabellabelTextContains a comma-delimited list of all known populated zip codes corresponding to the modified ZCTA geometry

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