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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:  EMBARGOED UNTIL: 12:01 A.M. EDT, MAY 22, 2001 (TUESDAY)

Census Bureau Releases Census 2000 Demographic Profile for Massachusetts

The U.S. Census Bureau today released the Profile of General Demographic Characteristics: Census 2000 for Massachusetts, a one-page table providing Census 2000 data on age and sex distribution, race, Hispanic origin, household relationship and type, housing occupancy and tenure (whether the housing occupant owns or rents).

The profile includes nearly 100 data items in all, plus percentage distributions.

In addition to the profile of the state as a whole, similar demographic profiles for counties, places and other geographic components of the state can be accessed on an embargoed basis at <http://www.census.gov/dcmd/www/embargo/embargo_demoprofile.html>. After the release time, go to the Census Bureau's online search-and-retrieval database American FactFinder <http://factfinder.census.gov> or to its Demographic Profile Page <http://www.census.gov/census2000/demoprofile.html>. You will also be able to download the profiles from the bureau's file transfer protocol site <http://www2.census.gov/census_2000/datasets/demographic_profile/>.

For information about how to order paper copies of Census 2000 demographic profiles, contact Customer Services Center, U.S. Census Bureau, 301-457-4100; or e-mail: <webmaster@census.gov>.

For local context, contact the Massachusetts State Data Center, 413-545-3460; e-mail: <miser@miser.umass.edu>.

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: February 10, 2014