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Link to Census 2000 Gateway Summary File 2 (SF 2)

Summary File 2 (SF 2) contains 47 detailed tables focusing on age, sex, households, families, and occupied housing units for the total population. These tables are repeated for 249 detailed population groups based on the following criteria:
  • no tables are available for geographic areas having a population of less than 100
  • tables are repeated only for the race groups, American Indian and Alaska Native tribes, and Hispanic or Latino groups having a population of 100 or more within the geographic area.
For a complete list of the 249 population groups, see Appendix H of the SF 2 Technical Documentation (PDF).

Data from the 2000 census will be released over the next two years on a flow basis.  These state-by-state news releases (including data for the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico) provide users these data on individual state web pages as they become available. 

Data:   Access to all tables and maps in American FactFinder
Obtain Products:   Summary Files for sale through the Customer Services Center
Product Support:   Summary File 2 Disc Product Support
FTP Download:   All Files    FTP Read me: MS Word | Text
  SF 2 Supplement - an additional table showing sex by age for the population in households tabulated by the race, Hispanic origin, or tribe of the individual.
Documentation:   Technical Documentation [PDF]
- Comparing SF 3 Estimates with Corresponding Values in SF 1 and SF 2
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