Definitions for "ATTRIBUTE DATA"
Numerical information at the nominal level; subdivision is not conceptually meaningful; data which represents the frequency of occurrence within some discrete category, e.g., 42 solder shorts.
Data that relate to a specific, precisely defined location. The data are often statistical but may be text, images or multi-media. These are linked in the GIS to spatial data that define the location.
Data that is true or false, yes or no.
Keywords:  capita, zip, census, tract, population
Pieces of information describing a map feature.  For example, the attributes of a ZIP code, census tract or block group might include its area, population and average per capita income. Applies to: Custom Mapping