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U.S. Census Bureau

Census 2000 Your gateway to Census 2000

Thank you, America, for your participation in Census 2000.
The population of the U.S. on April 1, 2000 was 281,421,906 [PDF 2M].

Information Links
News Media - News releases, web casts, tip sheets, videos, photos, and embargo access

Introduction to Census 2000 Data - Overviews of Census 2000 and PowerPoint slides to download

Release Schedules by:
* Product
* Geography
* Subject

Census Store - Order products on-line

Evaluations - Results from the Census 2000 Testing, Experimentation, and Evaluation Program

Special Tabulations - Program for obtaining custom data tabulations

Count Question Resolution - Program for challenging Census 2000 counts

Notes and Errata [PDF 1.4m] - Includes geography and data corrections

Questionnaires - Short and long forms, and why we asked the questions

Operations - Overview information, participation rates, and ESCAP

Local Sources for Census 2000
Regional Offices, State Data Centers, Census Information Centers, and Depository Libraries

Partnerships - Information of interest to partners, elected officials, and advisors

Census in Schools - Lesson plans, teaching kits, and resource materials

Contact List - Names and phone numbers of subject matter experts
Access data by geography

American FactFinder

GoTables and maps of Census 2000 data for all geographies to the block level


State and County Quick Facts

GoSummaries of the most requested data for states and counties



Enter a
street address to find Census 2000 data

Data HighlightsData highlights, documentation, and FTP access for the U.S., states, counties, places (cities & towns) and more, including Puerto Rico and Island Areas


Census Data

Rankings and Comparisons (PHC-T)
Tables showing population change, comparisons with 1990, Race and Hispanic or Latino origin, and other topics for states, counties, and places

Census 2000 Briefs and Special Reports
Analytical reports on population change, race, age, family structure, housing, apportionment, and more

Publications Library
View or download published results from Census 2000 available in Portable Document Format (PDF).

Geographic Products and Information
Maps and digital geographic products for use in GIS and mapping software

1990 Census
Data and information from the 1990 Census

Selected Historical Census Data - 1790 to 1990
Data from previous censuses

Census 2000 Data Releases
- Demographic Profiles
- Summary File 1
- Summary File 2
- Summary File 3
- Summary File 4
- American Indian and Alaska Native Summary File (AIANSF)
- Congressional Apportionment
- Congressional District Summary File (108th)
- Resident Population
- Redistricting Data

Microdata
- 1-Percent Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files
- 5-Percent Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files

Selected Special Tabulations
- Worker Flow Files
   -- County-To-County
   -- Minor Civil Division (MCD) to County and County to MCD
- Migration Data and Reports

American Community Survey
A critical element in the re-engineered 2010 census plan that provides annual socioeconomic data


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