2000 Block Groups

GIS File Name



This polygon layer contains the boundaries of the 80 block groups in the City of Cambridge for the 2000 US Census.


Created for spatial analysis of associated Census 2000 demographic data. Used for planning, mapping, and Community Development Block Grant (CBDG) purposes by the Community Development Department.

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Name Type Details Description
FIPSSTCO type: String
width: 5
precision: 0
Federal Information Processing Standards Code for state and county (MA=25; Middlesex County=017)
BLKGRPS_ID type: String
width: 7
precision: 0
Concatenation of TRACT and GROUP Ids. ID in active use by Census Bureau.
TRACT type: Geometry
width: 4
precision: 0
Census tract number
STFID type: GlobalID
width: 38
precision: 0
Unique Block Group ID, Concatenation of FIPSSTCO, TRACT, and GROUP IDs
GROUP_ type: Double
width: 0
precision: 0
Block group number

Coordinate System

NAD 1983 StatePlane Massachusetts Mainland FIPS 2001 Feet