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Summary File 2

Key demographic data for 249 race and Hispanic origin groups!

Availability: Census 2000 Summary File 2 is available in several different file formats and media types. The software version contains retrieval software allowing users to manipulate, display, and download data from the file. The files also come in an ASCII version and are also available online in the American FactFinder or in ASCII format through FTP.

Software Version:

1) U.S. Summary. V1-D00-S1S2-08-US1 --- THIS PRODUCT IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE TO ORDER. DVD containing complete SF 2 file. Users can plot radius analysis (e.g., population within a one-mile radius of node). Geography: states, counties, county subdivisions, places, census tracts, and state parts of American Indian and Alaska Native Areas, metropolitan areas, and Hawaiian Home Lands.

2) State Files. CD-ROMs containing complete SF 2 data for individual states each on one disc, with access software. Same geographical areas as on the software version of the U.S. Summary (see above).

3) National File. One DVD containing SF 2 data for larger geographic areas, with access software (V1-D00-S2ST-08-NAT1).

Geography: United States, regions, divisions, states, counties, county subdivisions, places, metropolitan statistical areas, urban (urbanized areas and urban clusters) and rural areas, American Indian and Alaska Native Areas, and Hawaiian Home Lands.

ASCII Version:

1) U.S. Summary. DVD set containing complete SF 2 file (V1-D00-S1S2-06-US1) in compressed ASCII format. Users must unzip files and download them into data base application. We recommend users consult the Read Me file for this product. ASCII version not available on CD-ROM. Same geographical areas as on the software version of the U.S. Summary.

Subject content: Summary File 2 contains population and housing data based on Census 2000 questions asked on the short form of everyone. SF 2 contains 47 tables: 36 population tables and 11 housing tables. What makes SF 2 special is that tables are repeated for up to 249 race and Hispanic origin groups, provided there are 100 or more people in the group for a particular area. Population items age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, and household type and relationship. Housing tenure is also included. Technical documentation has a complete list of tables.

Geography: States, counties, county subdivisions, places, census tracts, American Indian and Alaska Native Areas, Hawaiian Home Lands. Note: National File has only large geographic areas (see # 3). Technical documentation shows the geographic hierarchy used in the file.

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

State File CD-ROMs (Software Version)

  • Alabama | C1-D00-S1S2-08-AL1 | Released April 24, 2002
  • Alaska | C1-D00-S1S2-08-AK1 | Released February 20, 2002
  • Arizona | C1-D00-S1S2-08-AZ1 | Released March 27, 2002
  • Arizona | C1-D00-S1S2-08-AZ1 | Released March 27, 2002
  • Arkansas | C1-D00-S1S2-08-AR1 | Released March 27, 2002
  • California | C1-D00-S1S2-08-CA1 | Released April 24, 2002
  • Colorado | C1-D00-S1S2-08-CO1 | Released April 3, 2002
  • Connecticut C1-D00-S1S2-08-CT1 | Released April 24, 2002
  • Delaware | C1-D00-S1S2-08-DE1 | Released February 20, 2002
  • District of Columbia | C1-D00-S1S2-08-DC1 | Released February 20, 2002
  • Florida | C1-D00-S1S2-08-FL1 | Released April 24, 2002
  • Georgia | C1-D00-S1S2-08-GA1 | Released April 3, 2002
  • Hawaii | C1-D00-S1S2-08-HI1 | Released February 20, 2002
  • Idaho | C1-D00-S1S2-08-ID1 | Released March 20, 2002
  • Illinois | C1-D00-S1S2-08-IL1 | Released April 17, 2002
  • Indiana | C1-D00-S1S2-08-IN1 | Released April 17, 2002
  • Iowa | C1-D00-S1S2-08-IA1 | Released March 6, 2002
  • Kansas | C1-D00-S1S2-08-KS1 | Released April 10, 2002
  • Kentucky | C1-D00-S1S2-08-KY1 | Released April 10, 2002
  • Louisiana C1-D00-S1S2-08-LA1 | Released April 17, 2002
  • Maine | C1-D00-S1S2-08-ME1 | Released March 6, 2002
  • Maryland | C1-D00-S1S2-08-MD1 | Released February 27, 2002
  • Massachusetts | C1-D00-S1S2-08-MA1 | Released March 27, 2002
  • Michigan | C1-D00-S1S2-08-MI1 | Released April 10, 2002
  • Minnesota | C1-D00-S1S2-08-MN1 | Released April 10, 2002
  • Mississippi | C1-D00-S1S2-08-MS1 | Released March 20, 2002
  • Missouri | C1-D00-S1S2-08-MO1 | Released April 24, 2002
  • Montana | C1-D00-S1S2-08-MT1 | Released March 13, 2002
  • Nebraska | C1-D00-S1S2-08-NE1 | Released March 6, 2002
  • Nevada | C1-D00-S1S2-08-NV1 | Released February 20, 2002
  • New Hampshire | C1-D00-S1S2-08-NH1 | Released February 27, 2002
  • New Jersey | C1-D00-S1S2-08-NJ1 | Released April 3, 2002
  • New Mexico | C1-D00-S1S2-08-NM1 | Released March 20, 2002
  • New York | C1-D00-S1S2-08-NY1 | Released April 10, 2002
  • North Carolina | C1-D00-S1S2-08-NC1 | Released April 3, 2002
  • North Dakota | C1-D00-S1S2-08-ND1 | Released February 27, 2002
  • Ohio | C1-D00-S1S2-08-OH1 | Released April 17, 2002
  • Oklahoma | C1-D00-S1S2-08-OK1 | Released April 24, 2002
  • Oregon | C1-D00-S1S2-08-OR1 | Released March 6, 2002
  • Pennsylvania | C1-D00-S1S2-08-PA1 | Released April 17, 2002
  • Rhode Island | C1-D00-S1S2-08-RI1 | Released February 27, 2002
  • South Carolina | C1-D00-S1S2-08-SC1 | Released March 13, 2002
  • South Dakota | C1-D00-S1S2-08-SD1 | Released March 6, 2002
  • Tennessee | C1-D00-S1S2-08-TN1 | Released March 27, 2002
  • Texas | C1-D00-S1S2-08-TX1 | Released March 20, 2002
  • Utah | C1-D00-S1S2-08-UT1 | Released February 20, 2002
  • Vermont | C1-D00-S1S2-08-VT1 | Released February 27, 2002
  • Virginia | C1-D00-S1S2-08-VA1 | Released March 20, 2002
  • Washington | C1-D00-S1S2-08-WA1 | Released April 3, 2002
  • West Virginia | C1-D00-S1S2-08-WV1 | Released March 13, 2002
  • Wisconsin | C1-D00-S1S2-08-WI1 | Released April 17, 2002
  • Wyoming | C1-D00-S1S2-08-WY1 | Released March 13, 2002
  • Puerto Rico | C1-D00-S1S2-08-PR1 | Released March 27, 2002
Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Customer Liaison & Marketing Services | Customer Services Center | Last Revised: October 01, 2012