Went back and reviewed some old emails.....vendor that worked on maps for us had explained earlier....forgive my short memory
The 9999.99 is a summary tract, not a real tract. From a 2007 FFIEC explanation:
"Small Counties With the 2000 Census, all counties are tracted. Small counties with no more than 30,000 inhabitants, for purposes of HMDA, are rolled up to the county level and assigned tract number 9999.99. Thus, in the FFIEC Census File, a small county with 12 census Appendix Page 1 of 5 June 1, 2007 tracts will have 13 tracts with the small county’s MSA/MD-State-County combination: 12 census tracts and one small county tract number 9999.99."
If you look at the population fields and housing fields at FFIEC you will see it has the total of the two actual tracts.
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