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2010 Census Data Products: United States

At a Glance
(Version 2.7)

Revised June 19, 2013

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Planned Release Date1
Standard Data Products
Lowest Level Geography

States:
Released February 3, 2011 – March 24, 2011

 

 

National:
Released April 14, 2011

2010 Census Redistricting Data (P.L. 94-171) Summary File:

  • State population counts for race and Hispanic or Latino categories
  • State housing unit counts by occupancy status (occupied units, vacant units)

Media: Internet tables, DVD, download capability

National Summary File of Redistricting Data:

  • Population and housing unit counts for the United States, regions, divisions, and American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian Areas

Media: Internet tables, download capability

Blocks

 

 

 

American Indian, Alaska Native, and Native Hawaiian areas

States: 
Released May 5-26, 2011

National:
Released May 26, 2011

Geographic Update:
Released August 25, 2011

Demographic Profile:

  • Selected population and housing characteristics
  • Includes Congressional Districts of the 111th Congress

Geographic Update (to States and National):

  • Retabulation of Demographic Profile data for expanded geography, such as all county subdivisions, school districts, ZIP Code Tabulation Areas, Tribal Subdivisions, and more

Media: Internet quick tables, download capability

Places/Functioning Minor Civil Divisions2




Census Tracts

States:
Released June 16, 2011 – August 25, 2011

 

 


National Update: 
Released October 27, 2011

 

Urban/Rural Update: 
Released
September 27, 2012

 

Redefined CBSA Update:
CANCELLED4

Summary File 1 (SF 1):

  • Population counts for 63 race categories and Hispanic or Latino
  • Population counts for many detailed race and Hispanic or Latino categories, and American Indian and Alaska Native tribes
  • Selected population and housing characteristics

National Update:

  • Counts for the United States, regions, divisions, and geographic areas that cross state lines such as American Indian Areas and Core Based Statistical Areas

Urban/Rural Update: 3

  • Addition of urban and rural population and housing unit counts
  • Addition of characteristics for urbanized areas and urban clusters

Redefined Core Based Statistical Areas Update:

  • Addition of counts5 and characteristics for redefined Core Based Statistical Areas as defined by the Office of Management and Budget following the 2010 Census

Media: Internet tables, DVD (state and national only),6 download capability

Blocks

Census Tracts

Blocks/Census Tracts

 

 

American Indian Areas


 

 

Blocks

Urban Clusters

 

Principal cities

States:
Released December 15, 2011
April 26, 2012

 


National Update:
April 26, 2012

 

Urban/Rural Update:
CANCELLED4

Summary File 2 (SF 2):

National Update:

  • Counts for the United States, regions, divisions, and geographic areas that cross state lines such as American Indian Areas and Core Based Statistical Areas

Urban/Rural Update:

  • Addition of urban and rural population and occupied housing unit counts
  • Addition of characteristics for urbanized areas and urban clusters

Media: Internet tables, DVD (state and national only),6  download capability

Census Tracts

 

 

 

American Indian Areas



 

Census Tracts

Urban Clusters

Released
May 8, 2012 –
January 30, 2013

Summary Population and Housing Characteristics Report Series (CPH-1)

  • Data tables on age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, households, families, housing tenure and occupancy, population density, and area measurements
  • Reports for each state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico; and a U.S. Summary
  • Similar to the Census 2000 PHC-1 report series

Media: Internet (PDF) only

Places

Released
June 26,2012 –
September 28, 2012

Population and Housing Unit Counts Report Series (CPH-2)

  • Data tables providing selected historical population and housing unit counts
  • Includes tables on population density and area measurements
  • Reports for each state, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico; and a U.S. Summary
  • Similar to the Census 2000 PHC-3 report series

Media: Internet (PDF), paper (printed reports)

Places

Released
April 11, 2013

Congressional District Summary File (113th Congress)7

  • Retabulation of Summary File 1 for newly redistricted Congressional Districts (113th  Congress)

Media: Internet tables, DVD, download capability

Census Tracts within Congressional Districts

CANCELLED4

State Legislative District Summary File

  • Retabulation of Summary File 1 for State Legislative Districts drawn following the 2010 Census

Media: Internet tables, DVD, download capability

Legislative District Geographic Supplement

  • Files containing current geographic attributes for blocks within State Legislative Districts
  • No characteristics – only total population and housing unit counts

Media:  DVD, download capability

Places

 

 

 

Blocks

Released
December 13, 2012

American Indian and Alaska Native Summary File

Media: Internet tables, DVD, download capability

Census Tracts

CANCELLED4

Characteristics of American Indians and Alaska Natives by Tribe Report (CPH-3)

  • Population and housing characteristics for selected American Indian and Alaska Native tribes
  • Similar to the Census 2000 PHC-5 report, but only for 100-percent data

Media: Internet (PDF), paper (printed report)

States

Released
March 24, 2011 –
September 27, 2012

2010 Census Briefs

  • Analysis of topics including graphs and tables
  • Topics based on 2010 Census questions
  • Similar to the Census 2000 Briefs series

Media: Internet (PDF), paper (printed reports)

Largest Places

Released
September 27, 2012
To be determined

2010 Census Special Reports

  • Detailed analysis of topics including graphs, tables, and maps
  • Similar to the Census 2000 Special Report series

Media: Internet (PDF), paper (printed reports)

Largest Places

MAR 2013 – JUN 2013

(Delayed and possibly cancelled)8

Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) Files

  • Includes age, sex, race, Hispanic or Latino origin, household type and relationship, and tenure data with identifying information removed

Media:  DVD, download capability

PUMAs of 100,000+ population

Released
Special Data Products
Geography

Released
April 20, 2011

Advance Group Quarters Summary File

  • Data table (P42 from SF 1) showing the population in group quarters (7 types)

Media: Download capability

States, Counties, Census Tracts, Blocks

Released
September 27, 2011

Same-Sex Couple Households Supplemental Tables

  • Provides preferred 2010 Census estimates, 2010 Census counts as reported, and ACS estimates (with margin of error)
  • Same-sex spouse responses are tabulated as reported (that is, not edited during processing to "unmarried partner," as in other standard 2010 Census or American Community Survey data products)
  • Data on households with a partner or spouse who is the same sex as the householder is cross-tabulated by presence of householders' own children

Media: Internet tables

U.S., States

Ongoing (First released September 27, 2011)

2010 Census Population and Housing Tables (CPH-Ts)

  • Topics and format vary
  • Similar to the Census 2000 PHC-T series of tables

Media: Internet tables

Various

Released July 30, 2012

2010 Modified Race Data Summary File

  • Race is modified to assign each person in the Census “Some Other Race” category into an Office of Management and Budget standard race category (White, Black or African American, American Indian and Alaska Native, Asian, and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander)
  • 31 race groups, 5-year age groups, and Hispanic origin
  • Similar to the Census 2000 Modified Race Data Summary File

Media: Internet downloadable file and summary table

U.S., States, Counties

 

FOOTNOTES

1   The dates in this column refer to the first medium of release. Actual release dates are italicized.
2   Functioning Minor Civil Divisions (MCDs) in 20 states.
3   Includes the production of a download file that provides users with urban/rural population and housing unit counts not available with previous SF 1 releases.  The lowest level geography is blocks.
4   Resource limitations necessitate the cancellation of this product.
5   Population counts for core based statistical areas (February 2013 delineations) are available at http://www.census.gov/population/www/cen2010/cph-t/cph-t-5.html.
6   One DVD product containing state and national data will be produced following the release of the National Update.
7   Retabulation of SF 1 for states where redistricting occurs for the 114th and 115th Congresses is planned as resources permit.
8   In order to initiate data collection for the Survey of Business Owners, the primary source of characteristics information on small businesses, the Census Bureau received permission to reprogram $2.25 million of 2010 Census funds to the Survey of Business Owners, part of the Economic Census. As a result of this reduction, the 2010 PUMS files will be delayed and possibly cancelled.

 

GENERAL – The 2010 Census data products meet a variety of data needs for different segments of the data user community.  The data products described here provide a summary of the general tabulation and publication program for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico (which is treated as a state equivalent for most data products). 

Summary Files include all or some of the following: quick tables (including demographic profiles) and geographic comparison tables. Thematic maps now are available as a function in American FactFinder. Download capability includes FTP and American FactFinder download options.

Short narrative product descriptions are available at http://www.census.gov/2010census/news/pdf/data_products_2010_census2.pdf.

For a list of 2010 Census geographic products and other geographic information, see http://www.census.gov/geo/www/2010census/

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau, Population Division
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