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Census 2000 Profiles of General Demographic Characteristics: National Summary & Special Packages

Availability: You can purchase the complete National Summary (1,522 pp) as a print-on-demand product or access the data through the American FactFinder. Technical documentation is available online [PDF 160k]. In addition, you can order special packages that are subsets of the summary for all metro areas, American Indian Areas, etc. (See below.)

Subject content: The Profiles of General Demographic Characteristics contain the 100-percent data compiled from the Census 2000 questions asked of all people and about every housing unit. Population items include population, sex, age, race, Hispanic or Latino, household relationship, household type and group quarters; housing items include occupancy, housing tenure, and average household size of owner-occupied/renter-occupied units. The profiles include a total of 71 population and 25 housing data.

Areas covered in the National Summary Profile:

  • 355 metropolitan areas, including consolidated metropolitan statistical areas (shows entire metro areas)
  • Non-metropolitan areas
  • Four regions
  • Nine census divisions
  • 50 states; Washington, D.C., and Puerto Rico
  • 651 American Indian and Alaska Native Areas
  • 61 Hawaiian Home Lands
  • 435 districts of the 106th Congress

The one-page U.S. profile and the technical documentation comes with each of the above-mentioned packages.

File format & software: Portable Document Format (.PDF). Files also available in ASCII at the File Transfer Protocol (FTP) site.

Geography: Separate profiles for each of the areas identified above. In addition, there is a standard one-page profile for the following areas (over 40,000 in all): U.S., states, counties, county subdivisions, places, consolidated cities, metropolitan statistical areas (state part), consolidated metropolitan statistical areas (state part), primary metropolitan statistical areas (state part), congressional districts, American Indian Areas, Alaska Native Areas, and Hawaiian Home Lands.

Census contact: Customer Services Center, 301-763-INFO(4636) (orders); Demographic Call Center (content), 301-763-2422 or toll-free at 1-866-758-1060

National Summary and Special Packages:

  • Census 2000 Profiles of General Demographic Characteristics: National Summary Profile [PDF 8.4Mb] D1-D00-DDPR-00-NSP | Print-on-Demand | $195 | Released 6/06/2001
  • Census 2000 Profiles of General Demographic Characteristics: Metropolitan Areas | D1-D00-DDPR-00-MAP | Includes complete metro areas (all parts even when in separate states). Also primary and consolidated MAs. | Print-on-Demand | $70 | Released 6/06/2001
  • Census 2000 Profiles of General Demographic Characteristics: Congressional Districts | D1-D00-DDPR-00-CDP | Print-on-Demand | $75 | Released 6/06/2001
  • Census 2000 Profiles of General Demographic Characteristics: American Indian and Alaska Native Areas | D1-D00-DDPR-00-AIN | Print-on-Demand | $110 | Released 6/06/2001
  • Census 2000 Profiles of General Demographic Characteristics: Hawaiian Home Lands | D1-D00-DDPR-00-HHL | Print-on-Demand | $30 | Released 6/06/2001
  • Census 2000 Profiles of General Demographic Characteristics: All States, Regions, Divisions, District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico | D1-D00-DDPR-00-SRD | Print-on-Demand | $30 | Released 6/06/2001
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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Customer Liaison & Marketing Services | Customer Services Center | Last Revised: September 28, 2012