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Accessing & Using TIGER/DMD Files
  -- Scope & Description of Files

This section provides a summary of all TIGER/DMD files. Except as noted, these files cover the U.S.
FileNameNotes/Integrated DataDescription
Edges/All Lines and Related
EDGES  All Lines
ADDR  Address Range Relationship File
ADDRFEAT  Address Range-Feature Shapefile
ADDRFN  Address Range-Feature Name Relationship File
FACES  Topological Faces (Polygons With All Geocodes)
FACESAH  Topological Faces-Area Hydrography Relationship File
FACESAL  Topological Faces-Area Landmark Relationship File
FACESMIL  Topological Faces-Military Installation Relationship File
FEATNAMES  Feature Names Relationship File
RAILS  Rails
ROADS  All Roads
PRISECROADS  Primary and Secondary Roads
LINEARWATER  Linear Hydrography
Landmark & Surface Features
FOOTPRINTSNo TIGER counterpartMalls, tax parcels, related
AREALM  Area Landmark
AREAWATER  Area Hydrography
POINTSTIGER counterpart is POINTLMPoint Landmark
Selected Major Political/Statistical Areas
STATEintegrated demographic-economic dataState and Equivalent
COUNTYintegrated demographic-economic dataCounty
TRACTintegrated demographic-economic dataCensus Tract
BG  Block Group
TABBLOCK  Tabulation (Census) Block
PLACEintegrated demographic-economic dataPlace
CONCITY  Consolidated City
COUSUB  County Subdivision
ZCTA5integrated demographic-economic data5-Digit ZIP Code Tabulation Area
School Districts
ELSDintegrated demographic-economic dataElementary School District
SCSDintegrated demographic-economic dataSecondary School District
UNSDintegrated demographic-economic dataUnified School District
Congressional Districts/State Legislative Districts/Voting
CD  Congressional District
SLDL  State Legislative District Lower Chamber
SLDU  State Legislative District Upper Chamber
VTD  Voting District
Metropolitan Areas
CBSAintegrated demographic-economic dataCore Based Statistical Area (Metropolitan/Micropolitan Statistical Area)
CSA  Combined Statistical Area
METDIV  Metropolitan Division
CNECTA  Combined New England City and Town Area
NECTA  New England City and Town Area
NECTADIV  New England City and Town Area Division
Other Files
AIANNH  American Indian/Alaska Native/Native Hawaiian Areas
AITS  American Indian Tribal Subdivision
ANRC  Alaska Native Regional Corporation
ESTATE  Estate (U.S. Virgin Islands only)
MIL  Military Installation
OTHERID  Other Identifiers Relationship File
PUMA  Public Use Microdata Areas
SUBMCD  SubMinor Civil Division (Subbarrios in Puerto Rico)
TBG  Tribal Block Group
TTRACT  Tribal Census Tract
UAC  Urban Area/Urban Cluster
UGA  Urban Growth Area (Washington and Oregon only)

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