Saturday, September 21, 2013

Special purpose districts

Every five years the Census Bureau publishes a census of governments. One of the categories that they use is called the special purpose district. They have 37 different categories including one miscellaneous and five "other" categories. The number system used doesn't make much sense but it is what it is, and here it is.

01 - Air Transportation(Airports)
02 - Cemeteries
03 - Misc. Commercial Activities
04 - Correctional Institutions
09 - Education
24 - Fire Protection
32 - Other Health
40 - Hospitals
41 - Industrial Development
42 - Mortgage Credit
44 - Highways – Nontoll
45 - Toll Highways
50 - Housing & Community Dev.
51 - Drainage
52 - Libraries
59 - Other Natural Resources
60 - Parking Facilities
61 - Parks & Recreation
62 - Police Protection
63 - Flood Control
64 - Irrigation
77 - Welfare Institutions
79 - Other Public Welfare
80 - Sewerage
81 - Solid Waste Management
86 - Reclamation
87 - Sea and Inland Port Facilities
88 - Soil & Water Conservation
89 - Other and Unallocable
91 - Water Supply
92 - Electric Power
93 - Gas Supply
94 - Public Mass Transit Systems
96 - Fire Protection and Water Supply
97 - Natural Resources and Water Supply
98 - Sewerage and Water Supply
99 - Other Multi-function Districts