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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  EMBARGOED UNTIL: 12:01 A.M. EDT, AUGUST 9, 2001 (THURSDAY)

Nation's Changing Diversity Mapped in Census 2000 Atlas

An atlas with 72 color maps illustrating demographic patterns and changes in population between 1990 and 2000 was released today by the Commerce Department's Census Bureau.

Mapping Census 2000: The Geography of U.S. Diversity uses data from the Census 2000 redistricting (Public Law 94-171) summary files released last March. Topics covered include total population, race and ethnicity and population under age 18.

The atlas presents pairs of maps showing a Census 2000 population distribution map on one page and one with corresponding 1990-to-2000 change-in-population data on the other. Each map features county-level detail for the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico.

Mapping Census 2000 is available on the Census Bureau's Internet site <http://www.census.gov/main/www/cen2000.html>. For a print version of this product, contact the Census Bureau's Customer Services Center on 301-763-4636.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: July 15, 2014