Rural Health Research Center Center for Workforce Studies Regional Information Center

RUCA Version 1.11

Description Of Codes And Technical Notes

For Residential & Commercial/Geographic Zip Codes: Version 1.1

This is a text tab-deliminated file with five variables as follows:

Column 1 = zip code: alpha version

Column 2 = zip code: numeric version

Column 3 = RUCA Code

Column 4 = Population Category

Column 5 = State Code

Tech Notes: