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    Source: NEDM
    A person's place of residence.


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    Address Type

    Address Type

    Source: Handbooks
    The type of address listed for an individual or organization.

    Code Set:

    • Employer's address - N/A
    • Employment address - N/A
    • Mailing address - N/A
    • Other home address - N/A
    • Physical location address - N/A
    Apartment/Room/Suite Number

    Apartment/Room/Suite Number

    Source: Handbooks
    The apartment, room, or suite number of an address.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Block Number Area (BNA)

    Block Number Area (BNA)

    Source: Handbooks
    The informal description of location sometimes used in rural areas, for example, "from the highway to the railroad tracks."

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Building/Site Number

    Building/Site Number

    Source: Handbooks
    The number of the building on the site, if more than one building shares the same address.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    City

    City

    Source: Handbooks
    The name of the city in which an address is located.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Country Code

    Country Code

    Source: Handbooks
    The unique two digit International Organization for Standardization (ISO) code for the country in which an address is located. (Note: A list of countries and codes is currently maintained and updated by the ISO as ISO 3166 on its website: http://www.iso.org/iso/en/prods-services/iso3166ma/index.html.)

    Code Set:

    • AD - Andorra
    • AE - United Arab Emirates
    • AF - Afghanistan
    • AG - Antigua and Barbuda
    • AI - Anguilla
    • + 238 More Codes...
    County FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

    County FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

    Source: Handbooks
    The Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) numeric code for the county issued by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Counties are considered to be the `first-order subdivisions` of each State and statistically equivalent entity, regardless of their local designations (county, parish, borough, etc.). Counties in different States will have the same code. A unique county number is created when combined with the 2-digit FIPS State Code.

    Code Set:

    GIS Location

    GIS Location

    Source: Handbooks
    The unique geocoded designation of a building or site.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Identification Code

    Identification Code

    Source: Handbooks
    A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned to a space, room, site, building, individual, organization, program, or institution by a school, school system, a state, or other agency or entity.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Identification System

    Identification System

    Source: Handbooks
    A coding scheme that is used for identification and record-keeping purposes by schools, social services, or other agencies to refer to an individual, organization, program, or institution.

    Code Set:

    • District-assigned number - N/A
    • Federal identification number - N/A
    • Other - N/A
    • Other federally assigned number - N/A
    • School-assigned number - N/A
    • + 2 More Codes...
    Metropolitan/Micropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Code

    Metropolitan/Micropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) Code

    Source: Handbooks
    The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) defines the Metropolitan Statistical Areas (MSAs) as having at least one urbanized area of 50,000 or more population, plus adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting ties. Micropolitan Statistical Areas are defined as having at least one urban cluster of at least 10,000 but less than 50,000 population, plus adjacent territory that has a high degree of social and economic integration with the core as measured by commuting ties. The MSA codes are 5 digits in length, falling within the 10000 to 59999 range, which replaces the 4-digit code previously used.

    Code Set:

    • 10020 - Abbeville, LA Micropolitan Statistical Area
    • 10100 - Aberdeen, SD Micropolitan Statistical Area
    • 10140 - Aberdeen, WA Micropolitan Statistical Area
    • 10180 - Abilene, TX Metropolitan Statistical Area
    • 10220 - Ada, OK Micropolitan Statistical Area
    • + 939 More Codes...
    Name of Country

    Name of Country

    Source: Handbooks
    The name of the country in which an address is located.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Name of County

    Name of County

    Source: Handbooks
    The name of the county, parish, borough, or comparable unit (within a state) in which an address is located.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Name of Institution

    Name of Institution

    Source: Handbooks
    The full, legally accepted or popularly accepted name of the institution.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Name of State

    Name of State

    Source: Handbooks
    The name of the state (within the United States) or outlying area in which an address is located.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Postal Code

    Postal Code

    Source: NEDM
    A number that identifies each postal delivery area in the United States used as a portion of an address.

    Code Set:

    • None - N/A
    School District Subdivision

    School District Subdivision

    Source: Handbooks
    The number, letter, or name that describes an organizational subdivision of a school district.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Site Identifier

    Site Identifier

    Source: Handbooks
    The lot and square number, or equivalent unique municipal number identification, of a parcel of land.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    State Abbreviation

    State Abbreviation

    Source: Handbooks
    The abbreviation for the state (within the United States) or outlying area in which an address is located.

    Code Set:

    • AK - Alaska
    • AL - Alabama
    • AR - Arkansas
    • AS - American Samoa
    • AZ - Arizona
    • + 54 More Codes...
    State FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

    State FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) Code

    Source: Handbooks
    The Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) numeric code for the state.

    Code Set:

    State-assigned Code for Institution

    State-assigned Code for Institution

    Source: Handbooks
    A unique number or alphanumeric code assigned by the state for the institution.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    State-assigned County Code

    State-assigned County Code

    Source: Handbooks
    A unique number of alphanumeric code assigned for the county by the state.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Street Number/Name

    Street Number/Name

    Source: Handbooks
    The street number and street name or post office box number of an address.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A
    Zip Code

    Zip Code

    Source: Handbooks
    The five or nine digit zip code portion of an address.

    Code Set:

    • No option list available - N/A


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