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Availability: Census 2000 Summary File 4 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, but we recommend users attempt downloading a small file (e.g., the District of Columbia or Delaware) from the Internet. The file also is available in the American Fact Finder and in ASCII format through FTP.
Subject content: Summary File 4 contains population and housing data based on Census 2000 questions asked on the long form of a one-in-six sample of the population. SF 4 contains 323 tables: 213 population tables and 110 housing tables.
Population items include marital status, disability, educational attainment, occupation, income, ancestry, veteran status, and many other characteristics. Particularly detailed is the occupation and industry data. Housing items include tenure (whether the unit is owner- or renter-occupied), occupancy status, housing value, mortgage status, price asked, and more. Technical documentation has a complete list of tables [PDF 4.8Mb].
Each table is iterated for 336 population groups: the total population, 132 race groups, 78 American Indian and Alaska Native tribe categories (reflecting 39 individual tribes), 39 Hispanic or Latino groups, and 86 ancestry groups where the geographic areas have a population of more than 100 persons in that group and where they have 50 or more unweighted sample cases of the specific population (See Appendix H, "Characteristic Iterations," in the technical documentation for more details) [PDF 4.8Mb].
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).