GetGTXCensusBlockGrp - GeoTAX_Premium - 7 - 7.7

GeoTAX Premium for Windows, UNIX/Linux, and z/OS

Product type
Software
Portfolio
Verify
Product family
Geo Addressing
Product
GeoTAX Premium
Version
7.7
Language
English
Product name
GeoTAX Premium
Title
GeoTAX Premium for Windows, UNIX/Linux, and z/OS
Copyright
2023
First publish date
1998
ft:lastEdition
2023-10-19
ft:lastPublication
2023-10-19T16:49:54.924301

GetGTXCensusBlockGrp returns a single-character census block group from the GeoTAX database. The block group is a cluster of census blocks that make up the smallest area for which the Census Bureau provides data.

Syntax

GetGTXCensusBlockGrp (&stGTXAddr, &cGeoBlock, lFixedString);

Parameters

GEOTAXADDRESS stGTXAddr;   /* input address information (see below) */
char* cGeoBlock;           /* Single character Census block group */
long lFixedString;         /* String termination flag */

Input Structure

Elements

Data Type

Description

szAddrLine1

char[100+1]

Primary address line.

szAddrLine2

char[100+1]

Secondary address line.

szAddrLine3

char[100+1]

Tertiary address line.

szCity

char[50+1]

City Line.

szState

char[50+1]

State line.

szZIP

char[9+1]

9-digit ZIP Code.

Output Structure

Elements

Data Type

Description

cGeoBlock

char

1-character Census Block Group code

Code Example

 #include "geotax.h"
GEOTAXADDRESS stGTXAddr;
char cGeoBlock;
long lFixedString;
long lReturnCode;
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strcpy (stGTXAddr.szAddrLine1, “4200 Parliament Place”);
strcpy (stGTXAddr.szAddrLine2, “Suite 600”);
strcpy (stGTXAddr.szAddrLine3, “ “);
strcpy (stGTXAddr.szCity, “Lanham”);
strcpy (stGTXAddr.szState, “MD”);
strcpy (stGTXAddr.szZIP, “207061844”);
lFixedString = 0;
 
lReturnCode = GetGTXCensusBlockGrp(&stGTXAddr, &cGeoBlock, lFixedString);
 
if (lReturnCode == GTXAPI_SUCCESS)
printf (“Output census block group code is: %c\n ”,cGeoBlock);