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What is a state FIPS number?

What is a state FIPS number?

FIPS codes are numbers which uniquely identify geographic areas. The number of digits in FIPS codes vary depending on the level of geography. State-level FIPS codes have two digits, county-level FIPS codes have five digits of which the first two are the FIPS code of the state to which the county belongs.

How do I find my FIPS code?

You can find a FIPS code by searching for an address on PolicyMap and then simply clicking to identify an area on the map. When the info bubble pops up, a hierarchy of geographies is listed from largest to smallest. Listed at the bottom is that 12-digit code that you are now an expert on!

How many state FIPS codes are there?

State FIPS Codes

Name Postal Code FIPS
Arizona AZ 04
Arkansas AR 05
California CA 06
Colorado CO 08

Does Washington DC have a FIPS code?

County FIPS: 11001 – District of Columbia, DC.

Is FIPS code same as zip code?

FIPS codes are five-digit codes that are assigned to each U.S. county. Think of it like a fancy version of a ZIP Code or postal code that distinguishes a county. FIPS codes are easier to utilize in data and information systems than state and county names.

What is our state code?

What are the valid codes for states and union territories?

State TIN State Code
Arunachal Pradesh 12 AR
Assam 18 AS
Bihar 10 BR
Chattisgarh 22 CG

How many FIPS codes are there?

Click on the highlighted State abbreviation for a list of Counties and County FIPS codes.

State Abbreviation FIPS Code State Name

What FIPS means?

Federal Information Processing Standards
What are Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS)? FIPS are standards and guidelines for federal computer systems that are developed by National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) in accordance with the Federal Information Security Management Act (FISMA) and approved by the Secretary of Commerce.

What is state or UT code?

What are the valid codes for states and union territories?

State TIN State Code
Karnataka 29 KA
Kerala 32 KL
Lakshadweep Islands 31 LD
Madhya Pradesh 23 MP

Is FIPS Code same as zip code?

Who uses FIPS codes?

FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) is a published series of standardized codes used for interchange between government agencies and other technical communities in order to ensure uniform practice and organization.

What are the names of the FIPS codes?

County FIPS Codes FIPS Name State 01001 Autauga AL 01003 Baldwin AL 01005 Barbour AL 01007 Bibb AL 01009 Blount AL 01011 Bullock AL 01013 Butler AL 01015 Calhoun AL 01017 Chambers AL 01019 Cherokee AL 01021 Chilton AL 01023 Choctaw AL 01025 Clarke AL 01027 Clay AL 01029 Cleburne AL 01031 Coffee AL 01033 Colbert AL 01035

Where can I find the FIPS code for Alabama?

State FIPS Codes Name Postal Code FIPS Alabama AL 01 Alaska AK 02 Arizona AZ 04 Arkansas AR 05

What is the FIPS code for Puerto Rico?

Codes for the identification of the States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Insular Areas of the United States. Contains the 2-digit state FIPS code, postal abbreviation, and 8-digit Geographic Names Information Systems Identifier (GNISID)

What is the FIPS code for the District of Columbia?

FIPS Codes for the States and District of Columbia Name FIPS State Numeric Code Official USPS Code Alabama 01 AL Alaska 02 AK Arizona 04 AZ Arkansas 05 AR