Utilizing the US Bureau of the Census’ (Census Bureau) American FactFinder 2010 Census Data for Rural Area Location Determinations
- Hospital Swing Beds & Rural Health Clinics (RHC)
• American FactFinder now includes 2010 Census Bureau Data on Urban/Rural
• A hospital seeking swing bed approval or a clinic seeking RHC certification must be located
outside an “urbanized area,” as indicated by the Census Bureau.
• Instructions are provided on how to access the Census Bureau Data for specific addresses