|geoid||text||2010 census tract FIPS codes|
|year||numeric||Year of observation (2010 or 2015)|
|in100||numeric||In one of the 100 largest metro areas||
This variable is equal to 1 if the census tract is located in one of the 100 largest metro areas (as of 2015), zero if located in a metro- or micropolitan area that does not belong to the 100 largest metro areas, and blank if it is located outside a metro- or micropolitan area.
|msaid15||text||Metro/Micro Area (2015) FIPS Code|
|msaname15||text||Metro/Micro Area (2015) Name|
|countyfips||text||County FIPS Code|
|statefips||text||State FIPS Code|
|stateusps||text||State USPS Code|
|pop||numeric||Number of children aged 0-17, ACS (2008-12 for 2010, 2013-17 for 2015)|
|ED_APENR||numeric||Advanced Placement course enrollment||
Ratio of students enrolled in at least one AP course to the number of 11th and 12th graders.
|ED_ATTAIN||numeric||Adult educational attainment||
Percentage adults ages 25 and over with a college degree or higher.
|ED_COLLEGE||numeric||College enrollment in nearby institutions||
Percentage 18-24 year-olds enrolled in college within 25-mile radius.
|ED_ECENROL||numeric||Early childhood education enrollment||
Percentage 3- and 4-year-olds enrolled in nursery school, preschool or kindergarten.
|ED_HSGRAD||numeric||High school graduation rate||
Percentage ninth graders graduating from high school on time.
|ED_MATH||numeric||Third grade math proficiency||
Percentage third graders scoring proficient on standardized math tests, converted to NAEP scale score points.
|ED_READING||numeric||Third grade reading proficiency||
Percentage third graders scoring proficient on standardized reading tests, converted to NAEP scale score points.
Percentage students in elementary schools eligible for free or reduced-price lunches.
Percentage teachers in their first and second year.
|ED_PRXECE||numeric||Early childhood education centers||
Number of ECE centers within a 5-mile radius, converted to natural log units.
|ED_PRXHQECE||numeric||High-quality early childhood education centers||
Number of NAEYC accredited centers within a 5-mile radius, converted to natural log units.
|HE_FOOD||numeric||Access to healthy food||
Percentage households without a car located further than a half-mile from the nearest supermarket.
|HE_GREEN||numeric||Access to green space||
Percentage impenetrable surface areas such as rooftops, roads or parking lots.
|HE_HEAT||numeric||Extreme heat exposure||
Summer days with maximum temperature above 90F.
|HE_HLTHINS||numeric||Health insurance coverage||
Percentage individuals ages 0-64 with health insurance coverage.
Mean estimated 8-hour average ozone concentration.
Mean estimated microparticle (PM2.5) concentration.
|HE_VACANCY||numeric||Housing vacancy rate||
Percentage housing units that are vacant.
EPA Walkability Index.
|HE_SUPRFND||numeric||Hazardous waste dump sites||
Average number of Superfund sites within a 2-mile radius, converted to natural log units.
|HE_RSEI||numeric||Industrial pollutants in air, water or soil||
Index of toxic chemicals released by industrial facilities, converted to natural log units.
Percentage individuals living in households with incomes below 100% of the federal poverty threshold.
|SE_PUBLIC||numeric||Public assistance rate||
Percentage households receiving cash public assistance or Food Stamps/Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program.
Percentage owner-occupied housing units.
Percentage individuals ages 16 and over employed in management, business, financial, computer, engineering, science, education, legal, community service, health care practitioner, health technology, arts and media occupations.
|SE_MHE||numeric||Median household income||
Median income of all households.
Percentage adults ages 25-54 who are employed.
Percentage workers commuting more than one hour one way.
Percentage family households that are single-parent headed.