American National Standards Institute (ANSI) and Federal Information Processing Series (FIPS) Codes (2023)

American National Standards Institute codes (ANSI codes) are standardized numeric or alphabetic codes issued by the American National Standards Institute (ANSI) to ensure uniform identification of geographic entities through all federal government agencies. The American National Standards Institute (ANSI) has taken over the management of geographic codes from the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Under NIST, the codes adhered to the Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS). ANSI now issues two types of codes. They continue to issue the commonly used FIPS codes, although the acronym has now changed to Federal Information Processing Series, because it is no longer considered the standard. They also issue the Geographic Names Information System (GNIS) Identifiers, which were established by the United States Geological Survey (USGS). The Census Bureau also assigns and issues codes for a number of geographic entities for which FIPS or GNIS codes are not available, and sometimes in addition to FIPS and GNIS codes.

The majority of the tables included on this webpage provide the FIPS codes, but there are three exceptions. The American Indian Areas table provides codes assigned by the Census Bureau. The school district code tables provide the local education agency numbers assigned by the U.S. Department of Education and the voting district tables include codes assigned by the states.

The USGS provides a tool for searching the Geographic Names Information System for GNIS codes. It is linked to under "Other Resources" below.

Find Codes

  • American Indian Areas
  • Congressional Districts
  • County and County Equivalents
  • County Subdivision
  • Place
  • School District Code
  • State and State Equivalents
  • Voting District

Other Resources

  • Also known as INCITS 446-2008
  • To look up a code used by the Census Bureau (including Census and Civil codes), click on the "U.S. Board on Geographic Names - Domestic Names" link below and then click on "Search Domestic Names".
  • To download codes used by the Census Bureau (including Census and Civil codes), click on the "U.S. Board on Geographic Names - Domestic Names" link below, click on "Download Domestic Names", and then go to "State Files with Federal Codes".

The U.S. Census Bureau uses the codes in INCITS 446-2008 to identify both legal and statistical entities for county subdivisions, places, and American Indian areas/Alaska Native areas/Hawaiian home lands. INCITS 446-2008 includes many more entity records than those for which the Census Bureau tabulates data. The INCITS 446-2008 codes are nation-based. American Indian reservations, off-reservation trust land areas, American Indian tribal subdivisions, Oklahoma tribal statistical areas (OTSAs), state designated tribal statistical areas (SDTSAs), and/or tribal designated statistical areas (TDSAs) in more than one state will have one INCITS 446-2008 code.

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Field NameField DescriptionExample
AIANNHCEAmerican Indian Area code2430
AIANNHNAMEAmerican Indian Area name and legal/statistical area descriptionNavajo Nation Reservation and Off-Reservation Trust Land

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Congressional Districts

113th Congressional District Codes[<1.0 MB]

Field NameField DescriptionExample
STATEState Postal CodeAL
STATEFPState FIPS Code01
CD113FP113th Congressional District FIPS Code6
NAMELSADCurrent name and the translated legal/statistical area description for the congressional districtCongressional District 6

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County and County Equivalents

2010 FIPS Codes for Counties and County Equivalent Entities

Field NameField DescriptionExample
STATEState Postal CodeFL
STATEFPState FIPS Code12
COUNTYFPCounty FIPS Code011
COUNTYNAMECounty Name and Legal/Statistical Area DescriptionBroward County
CLASSFPFIPS Class CodeH1
FIPS Class Codes
H1: identifies an active county or statistically equivalent entity that does not qualify under subclass C7 or H6.
H4: identifies a legally defined inactive or nonfunctioning county or statistically equivalent entity that does not qualify under subclass H6.
H5: identifies census areas in Alaska, a statistical county equivalent entity.
H6: identifies a county or statistically equivalent entity that is areally coextensive or governmentally consolidated with an incorporated place, part of an incorporated place, or a consolidated city.
C7: identifies an incorporated place that is an independent city; that is, it also serves as a county equivalent because it is not part of any county, and a minor civil division (MCD) equivalent because it is not part of any MCD.

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Field NameField DescriptionExample
STATEState postal codeMA
STATEFPState FIPS code25
COUNTYFPCounty FIPS code027
COUNTYNAMECounty name and legal/statistical area descriptionWorcester County
COUSUBFPCounty subdivision FIPS code28740
COUSUBNAMECounty subdivision name and legal/statistical area descriptionHardwick town
FUNCSTATFunctional StatusA
Functional Status Codes
A: identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions
B: identifies an active government that is partially consolidated with another government but with separate officials providing primary general-purpose functions
C: identifies an active government consolidated with another government with a single set of officials
F: identifies a fictitious entity created to fill the Census Bureau's geographic hierarchy
G: identifies an active government that is subordinate to another unit of government
I: identifies an inactive governmental unit that has the power to provide primary special-purpose functions
N: identifies a nonfunctioning legal entity
S: identifies a statistical entity

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Place

2010 ANSI Codes for Places

Field NameField DescriptionExample
STATEState postal codeMA
STATEFPState FIPS code25
PLACEFPPlace or county subdivision FIPS code16840
PLACENAMEPlace or county subdivision name and legal/statistical area descriptionDevens CDP
TYPEType of place or county subdivisionCensus Designated Place
FUNCSTATFunctional statusS
COUNTYCounty or counties in which the place or county subdivision is locatedMiddlesex County, Worcester County
Functional Status Codes
A: identifies an active government providing primary general-purpose functions
B: identifies an active government that is partially consolidated with another government but with separate officials providing primary general-purpose functions
C: identifies an active government consolidated with another government with a single set of officials
F: identifies a fictitious entity created to fill the Census Bureau's geographic hierarchy
G: identifies an active government that is subordinate to another unit of government
I: identifies an inactive governmental unit that has the power to provide primary special-purpose functions
N: identifies a nonfunctioning legal entity
S: identifies a statistical entity

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School District Codes

2010 Local Education Agency Codes for School Districts

Field NameField DescriptionExample
STATEState postal codeMA
STATEFPState FIPS code25
LEASchool district local education agency code00001
SDNAMESchool district nameQuabbin School District
TYPESchool district typeUnified

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State and State Equivalents

National FIPS and GNIS Codes File

This file contains pipe delimited records for each state. The records are of the format:

FIPS State Code | Official United States Postal Service (USPS) Code | Name | Geographic Names Information System Identifier (GNISID)

For example:

23|ME|Maine|01779787

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American National Standards Institute (ANSI) Codes for States, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the Insular Areas of the United States[<1.0 MB]

FIPS Codes for the States and the District of Columbia
NameFIPS State Numeric CodeOfficial USPS Code
Alabama01AL
Alaska02AK
Arizona04AZ
Arkansas05AR
California06CA
Colorado08CO
Connecticut09CT
Delaware10DE
District of Columbia11DC
Florida12FL
Georgia13GA
Hawaii15HI
Idaho16ID
Illinois17IL
Indiana18IN
Iowa19IA
Kansas20KS
Kentucky21KY
Louisiana22LA
Maine23ME
Maryland24MD
Massachusetts25MA
Michigan26MI
Minnesota27MN
Mississippi28MS
Missouri29MO
Montana30MT
Nebraska31NE
Nevada32NV
New Hampshire33NH
New Jersey34NJ
New Mexico35NM
New York36NY
North Carolina37NC
North Dakota38ND
Ohio39OH
Oklahoma40OK
Oregon41OR
Pennsylvania42PA
Rhode Island44RI
South Carolina45SC
South Dakota46SD
Tennessee47TN
Texas48TX
Utah49UT
Vermont50VT
Virginia51VA
Washington53WA
West Virginia54WV
Wisconsin55WI
Wyoming56WY
FIPS Codes for Outlying Areas of the United States and the Freely Associated States
Area NameFIPS State Numeric CodeOfficial USPS CodeStatus
American Samoa60AS1
Federated States of Micronesia64FM3
Guam66GU1
Marshall Islands68MH3
Commonwealth of the Northern Mariana Islands69MP1
Palau70PW3
Puerto Rico72PR1
U.S. Minor Outlying Islands74UM2
U.S. Virgin Islands78VI1

Status:

  1. Under U.S sovereignty
  2. An aggregation of nine U.S. territories: Baker Island, Howland Island, Jarvis Island, Johnston Atoll, Kingman Reef, Midway Islands, Navassa Island, Palmyra Atoll, and Wake Island. Each territory is assigned an ANSI County Code in INCITS 31:2009, and may be individually identified through a combination of the ANSI State Code (74 or UM) and the appropriate ANSI County Code.
  3. Independent nation that operates under a Compact of Free Association with the United States of America.
FIPS State Numeric Codes for the Individual Minor Outlying Island Territories
Area NameFIPS State Numeric Code
Baker Island81
Howland Island84
Jarvis Island86
Johnston Atoll67
Kingman Reef89
Midway Islands71
Navassa Island76
Palmyra Atoll95
Wake Island79

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Voting District

2010 Voting Districts Codes

Field NameField DescriptionExample
STATEState postal codeMD
STATEFPState FIPS code24
COUNTYFPCounty FIPS code009
COUNTYNAMECounty name and legal/statistical area descriptionCalvert County
VTDSTVoting district code01-001
VTDNAMEVoting district name and legal/statistical area descriptionCalvert Precinct 01-001

FAQs

What is a FIPS score? ›

In 2021, the Freiburg index of post-TIPS survival (FIPS) score was developed to predict post-TIPS mortality, incorporating patient age and creatinine, al- bumin, and bilirubin levels [11].

What is FIPS code in USA? ›

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 many digits are in FIPS? ›

A census tract FIPS code is an 11-digit number that uniquely identifies each census tract in the United States.

Should I enable Federal Information Processing Standards? ›

Windows has a hidden setting that will enable only government-certified “FIPS-compliant” encryption. It may sound like a way to boost your PC's security, but it isn't. You shouldn't enable this setting unless you work in government or need to test how software will behave on government PCs.

Where is FIPS used? ›

FIPS (Federal Information Processing Standards) is a set of standards that describe document processing, encryption algorithms and other information technology processes for use within non-military federal government agencies and by the government contractors and vendors who work with these agencies.

How are FIPS codes determined? ›

FIPS codes are assigned alphabetically by geographic name for states, counties, core based statistical areas, places, county subdivisions, consolidated cities and all types of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian (AIANNH) areas.

Can a county have more than one FIPS code? ›

A county will always be assigned a single FIPS code but the county may contain dozens of ZIP Codes.

What does FIPS stand for in GIS? ›

The FIPS county code is a five-digit Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS) code which uniquely identifies counties and county equivalents. The current Esri Data version are from Census 2010.

Who uses FIPS codes? ›

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS), now known as Federal Information Processing Series, are numeric codes assigned by the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST). Typically, FIPS codes deal with US states and counties.

What is a 12 digit FIPS code? ›

Every Census Block Group has a unique 12-digit FIPS code. The Block Group's unique identifier is the 12th digit of the FIPS Code. This number determines the first digit of all the census blocks contained within a block group. For instance, census Block Group 2 includes any block numbered 2000 to 2999.

Is FIPS code the same as zip code? ›

FIPS codes are five-digit codes that are assigned to each U.S. county. The first two digits identify the state and the last three identify the county. Think of it like a fancy version of a ZIP Code or postal code that distinguishes a county.

How do you become FIPS compliant? ›

To become FIPS compliant, a U.S. government agency or contractor's computer systems must meet requirements outlined in the FIPS publications numbered 140, 180, 186, 197, 198, 199, 200, 201, and 202. FIPS 140 covers cryptographic module and testing requirements in both hardware and software.

What is a FIPS code in home health? ›

As a result, home health claims (type of bill 032X) submitted with services furnished on or after January 1, 2019, should report the new value code 85 and an associated Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) State and County Code. Value code 85 is defined as “County Where Service is Rendered.”

What is the FIPS code for Texas? ›

Texas has a state FIPS code of 48 so all Texas counties have a county FIPS code of 48xxx.

How do I get out of FIPS mode? ›

Turn FIPS mode on or off

Log in to Administration Console. Click Settings > Core System Settings > Configurations. Select Enable FIPS to enable FIPS mode or deselect it to disable FIPS mode. Click OK and restart the application server.

Is FIPS required? ›

While FIPS is required for federal government users, the standards are valuable resources for non-government organizations looking to establish strong information security programs.

How do I turn off FIPS registry? ›

Turn off FIPS Cryptography via the Registry

Press the key combination WINDOWS_KEY+R to launch the Run dialog. Type regedit into the dialog and click OK. Navigate to HKLM\System\CurrentControlSet\Control\Lsa\FIPSAlgorithmPolicy\Enabled. Change the value of this registry entry to 0 to disable it.

Why is FIPS important? ›

Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 140-2 is a U.S. government standard used to approve cryptography modules. Cybersecurity companies looking to sell into regulated industries implement these standards. Accredited third-party labs validate the actual implementations of these algorithms.

What is the current FIPS standard? ›

The 140 series of Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are U.S. government computer security standards that specify requirements for cryptography modules. As of October 2020, FIPS 140-2 and FIPS 140-3 are both accepted as current and active.

What is a FIPS security key? ›

The YubiKey FIPS Series is a hardware based authentication solution that provides superior defense against phishing, eliminates account takeovers, and enables compliance requirements for strong authentication. This series of security keys are FIPS 140-2 validated (Overall Level 2, Physical Security Level 3.)

What is meant by county code? ›

A short alphabetic or numeric geographical code representing a specific country or area. Country Codenoun. a set of rules and regulations aimed at tourists visiting the countryside.

How many digits is a census tract number? ›

Each census tract has a basic census tract number composed of no more than four digits, and may have an optional two-digit decimal suffix. (Leading zeroes appear in electronic media products, but do not appear on the Census Bureau's maps or in the printed reports.)

How do you read a census tract number? ›

Census tracts within a county are identified by a 4-digit basic code between 0001 and 9999, and may have a 2-digit suffix ranging from . 01 to . 98; for example, 6059.02. The decimal point separating the 4-digit basic tract code from the 2-digit suffix is shown in U.S. Census Bureau printed reports and maps.

How many zip codes are there in the United States? ›

There are 41,683 ZIP Codes in the country. ZIP Codes range from 00501, belonging to the Internal Revenue Service in Holtsville, NY, to 99950 in Ketchikan, AK. Easiest to remember?

How many counties are in the USA? ›

As of 2020, there are currently 3,143 counties and county equivalents in the 50 states and the District of Columbia. If the 100 county equivalents in the U.S. territories are counted, then the total is 3,243 counties and county equivalents in the United States.

What is a FIPS code New York child support? ›

What is a FIPS code? FIPS stands for “Federal Information Processing Standards”. These codes were developed by the federal government to assist in the disbursement of child support payments in order to ensure that they are paid to the correct jurisdiction.

Does Canada have FIPS codes? ›

The data sets for the United States contain a variable whose values are Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) codes. Traditional data sets for Canada contain standard province codes or census division codes.

What is the FIPS code for Ohio child support? ›

The FIPS Code for the State of Ohio is 39.

How many block groups are there in the United States? ›

National Geographic Tallies
Geographic EntitiesUnited StatesIsland Areas
Block Groups239,780412
Census Blocks8,132,9685,911
Census Tracts84,414133
Counties & Equivalents3,14313
41 more rows
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How many blocks are in a block group? ›

Block groups usually have between 250 and 550 housing units. A census block is the smallest geographic census unit. Blocks can be bounded by visible features—such as streets—or by invisible boundaries, such as city limits.

What is census block data? ›

Census blocks are:

Statistical areas bounded by visible features such as roads, streams, and railroad tracks, and by nonvisible boundaries such as property lines, city, township, school district, county limits and short line-of-sight extensions of roads.

Can Excel convert zip code to county? ›

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How long is FIPS certification? ›

To become FIPS validated, detailed documentation and source code must be sent to NIST's testing laboratory, a process which typically takes 6-9 months on average. Creating FIPS validated solutions, it takes more than just using approved algorithms but also offering well documented, engineered, and tested software.

Who should be FIPS compliant? ›

All federal agencies, their contractors, and service providers must all be compliant with FIPS as well. Additionally, any systems deployed in a federal environment must also be FIPS 140-2 compliant.

What is FIPS in PDF? ›

Foxit PDF Editor provides a FIPS mode to make data protection compliant with Federal Information Processing Standard (FIPS). FIPS mode uses FIPS 140-2 approved algorithms to establish requirements for various purposes including the cryptographic modules of software and hardware.

What is a value Code 85? ›

For RAPs and claims with dates of service on or after January 1, 2019, ensure that Value Code 85 is present and the FIPS code. Value Code 85 is defined as “County Where Service is Rendered.” The FIPS state and county code can be found at the following websites: United States Census Bureau.

What is value code 61 on ub04? ›

The CBSA for the beneficiary's residence, whether or not it is an inpatient setting, is reported on the claim using value code 61. This code is currently defined by the National Uniform Billing Committee (NUBC) as “Location Where Service is Furnished (HHA and Hospice).”

What is procedure code G0151? ›

G0151: Services performed by a qualified physical therapist in the home health or hospice setting, each 15 minutes.

What is the Texas county code? ›

Texas County Codes
CountyCode
Austin008
Bailey009
Bandera010
Bastrop011
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What state number is Texas? ›

On December 29, 1845, Texas became the 28th state in the United States.

What region number is Texas? ›

Table of Texas Regions
Region NameNumber of CountiesLand Area (mi2)
South Texas4752,964
West Texas7092,815
Central Texas3025,547
Statewide254261,232
4 more rows

Is FIPS code the same as zip code? ›

ZIP Codes are collections of mail delivery routes that the USPS uses to organize and expedite mail delivery. County FIPS Codes on the other hand are a five-digit number used to designate a specific county.

What is the current FIPS standard? ›

The 140 series of Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) are U.S. government computer security standards that specify requirements for cryptography modules. As of October 2020, FIPS 140-2 and FIPS 140-3 are both accepted as current and active.

What is an ANSI code in medical billing? ›

American National Standard Institute (ANSI) codes are used to explain the adjudication of a claim and are the CMS approved. Group codes must be entered with all reason code(s) to establish financial liability for the amount of the adjustment or to identify a post-initial-adjudication adjustment.

What is FIPS approved encryption? ›

FIPS accreditation validates that an encryption solution meets a specific set of requirements designed to protect the cryptographic module from being cracked, altered, or otherwise tampered with.

What is a 12 digit FIPS code? ›

Every Census Block Group has a unique 12-digit FIPS code. The Block Group's unique identifier is the 12th digit of the FIPS Code. This number determines the first digit of all the census blocks contained within a block group. For instance, census Block Group 2 includes any block numbered 2000 to 2999.

How are FIPS codes determined? ›

FIPS codes are assigned alphabetically by geographic name for states, counties, core based statistical areas, places, county subdivisions, consolidated cities and all types of American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian (AIANNH) areas.

Can Excel convert zip code to county? ›

Get City, County, and State from Zip Codes - YouTube

Is FIPS a law? ›

No. FIPS are not always mandatory for Federal agencies. The applicability section of each FIPS details when the standard is applicable and mandatory. FIPS do not apply to national security systems (as defined in Title III, Information Security, of FISMA).

Why do we need FIPS? ›

Why is FIPS 140-2 important? FIPS 140-2 is considered the benchmark for security, the most important standard of the government market, and critical for non-military government agencies, government contractors, and vendors who work with government agencies.

Why is FIPS important? ›

Created by the National Institute of Standards and Technology's (NIST's) Computer Security Division, FIPS established a data security and computer system standard that organizations must adhere to per the Federal Information Security Management Act of 2002 (FISMA).

What are the top 10 denials in medical billing? ›

These are the most common healthcare denials your staff should watch out for:
  • #1. Missing Information. You'll trigger a denial if just one required field is accidentally left blank. ...
  • #2. Service Not Covered By Payer. ...
  • #3. Duplicate Claim or Service. ...
  • #4. Service Already Adjudicated. ...
  • #5. Limit For Filing Has Expired.

What are the most common errors when submitting claims? ›

Common Errors when Submitting Claims:
  • Wrong demographic information. It is a very common and basic issue that happens while submitting claims. ...
  • Incorrect Provider Information on Claims. Incorrect provider information like address, NPI, etc. ...
  • Wrong CPT Codes. ...
  • Claim not filed on time.
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What does ANSI code 95 mean? ›

92 - Voltage And Power Directional Relay. 93 - Field-Changing Contactor. 94 - Tripping or Trip-Free Relay. 95 – TRIP CIRCUIT HEALTHY. 96 – Transmitter.

How long is FIPS certification? ›

How long does the FIPS 140 validation process take? The traditional FIPS validation process can take as long as 16 months from start to certificate issuance. The validation phases are: Implementation under test – evidence and module has been submitted to the CMT lab and testing is underway.

How do I get out of FIPS mode? ›

Turn FIPS mode on or off

Log in to Administration Console. Click Settings > Core System Settings > Configurations. Select Enable FIPS to enable FIPS mode or deselect it to disable FIPS mode. Click OK and restart the application server.

How do I turn off FIPS compliance? ›

Disable FIPS Mode
  1. Navigate to / install_dir /properties/.
  2. Locate the security. properties file.
  3. Open the security. properties file in a text editor.
  4. Specify the following configurations: FIPSMode=false.
  5. Save and close the security. properties file.
  6. Restart Sterling B2B Integrator.

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