Census Tracts are the smallest geographical unit for which detailed Census data (income, education, poverty status, etc.) is provided.
Before you can find data at the Tract level, you must know the Tract numbers which encompass the area you are interested in. Here are two ways to find these numbers:
If you don't know the Tract numbers for which you want data, you can use AFF's Address Search feature, and the Tract will be automatically added to Your Selections box.
Note that choosing a Tract through Address Search puts you into Advanced Search, and you'll be shown all available tables for your Tract. If you have previously chosen a Topic, it will be a filtered list of tables. But if you choose the address first, you'll see all the tables for which Tract data is available (thousands!). It's easier to choose your Topic before going to Address Search for your Tract, but if you don't, you can filter by Topic using the navigation tabs on the left.
If you already know the Tract numbers you want to study, use these steps: