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Summary File 4

Detailed socioeconomic data for race, Hispanic, and ancestry groups!

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.

Software Version:

  1. States Files. CD-ROMs containing complete SF 4 data for individual states on one or more discs, with access software. (See listing below for product IDs.) Note: Some states are available on DVDs. Geography: State, counties, county subdivisions, places (i.e., cities and census designated places), and census tracts.  Also includes the state portion of metropolitan areas, urban areas (urbanized areas and urban clusters) as well as the state and county portion of American Indian and Alaska Native Areas, Hawaiian Home Lands.
  2. U.S. Summary. 5 DVD set (V1-D00-S4ST-08-US1) containing all substate data in Summary File 4. Geography: State, counties, county subdivisions, places (i.e., cities and census designated places), and census tracts.  Also includes the state portion of metropolitan areas, urban areas (urbanized areas and urban clusters) as well as the state and county portion of American Indian and Alaska Native Areas, Hawaiian Home Lands.
  3. National File. THIS PRODUCT IS NO LONGER AVAILABLE TO ORDER: 4-DVD set (V1-D00-S4ST-08-NAT1) containing SF 4 data for larger geographic areas, with access software.  Same geographical areas as on the ASCII version of the National file.

ASCII Version

  1. U.S. Summary. 8 DVD set (V1-D00-S4ST-06-US1) containing complete SF 4 data for individual states in compressed ASCII format. Users must unzip files and download them into data base application. Same geographical areas as on the software version of the U.S. Summary.
  2. National File. 5 DVD set (V1-D00-S4ST-06-NAT1) containing complete SF 4 data for larger geographic areas, in compressed ASCII format. Geography: United States, regions, divisions, states, counties, county subdivisions, places, metropolitan statistical areas, American Indian and Alaska Native Areas, and Hawaiian Home Lands.

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).

State Files (Software Version)

  • Alabama | C1-D00-S4ST-08-AL1 (2 discs) | Released August 5, 2003
  • Alaska | C1-D00-S4ST-08-AK1 | Released May 15, 2003
  • Arizona | C1-D00-S4ST-08-AZ1 (2 discs) | Released June 20, 2003
  • Arkansas | C1-D00-S4ST-08-AR1 (2 discs) | Released May 30, 2003
  • California (on DVD) | V1-D00-S4ST-08-CA1 (1 DVD) | Released June 20, 2003
  • Colorado | C1-D00-S4ST-08-CO1 (2 discs) | Released July 21, 2003
  • Connecticut | C1-D00-S4ST-08-CT1 (2 discs) | Released July 21, 2003
  • Delaware | C1-D00-S4ST-08-DE1 | Released May 5, 2003
  • District of Columbia | C1-D00-S4ST-08-DC1 | Released August 5, 2003
  • Florida (on DVD) | V1-D00-S4ST-08-FL1 (1 DVD) | Released August 7, 2003
  • Georgia | C1-D00-S4ST-08-GA1 (2 discs) | Released June 20 2003
  • Hawaii | C1-D00-S4ST-08-HI1 | Released May 5, 2003
  • Idaho | C1-D00-S4ST-08-ID1 | Released June 20, 2003
  • Illinois (on DVD) | V1-D00-S4ST-08-IL1 (1 DVD) | Released July 21, 2003
  • Indiana | C1-D00-S4ST-08-IN1 (2 discs) | Released June 4, 2003
  • Iowa | C1-D00-S4ST-08-IA1 (2 discs) | Released September 11, 2003
  • Kansas | C1-D00-S4ST-08-KS1 (2 discs) | Released July 21, 2003
  • Kentucky | C1-D00-S4ST-08-KY1 (2 discs) | Released July 21, 2003
  • Louisiana | C1-D00-S4ST-08-LA1 (2 discs) | Released June 4, 2003
  • Maine | C1-D00-S4ST-08-ME1 | Released July 2, 2003
  • Maryland | C1-D00-S4ST-08-MD1 (2 discs) | Released September 11, 2003
  • Massachusetts | C1-D00-S4ST-08-MA1 (2 discs) | Released July 2, 2003
  • Michigan | C1-D00-S4ST-08-MI1 (3 discs) | Released September 11, 2003
  • Minnesota | C1-D00-S4ST-08-MN1 (3 discs) | Released August 5, 2003
  • Mississippi | C1-D00-S4ST-08-MS1 | Released May 30, 2003
  • Missouri | C1-D00-S4ST-08-MO1 (2 discs) | Released May 9, 2003
  • Montana | C1-D00-S4ST-08-MT1 | Released July 21, 2003
  • Nebraska | C1-D00-S4ST-08-NE1 | Released August 5, 2003
  • Nevada | C1-D00-S4ST-08-NV1 | Released July 21, 2003
  • New Hampshire | C1-D00-S4ST-08-NH1 | Released May 15, 2003
  • New Jersey | C1-D00-S4ST-08-NJ1 (3 discs) | Released May 5, 2003
  • New Mexico | C1-D00-S4ST-08-NM1 | Released July 21, 2003
  • New York | C1-D00-S4ST-08-NY1 (5 discs) | Released May 9, 2003
  • North Carolina | C1-D00-S4ST-08-NC1 (3 discs) | Released June 20, 2003
  • North Dakota | C1-D00-S4ST-08-ND1 | Released July 21, 2003
  • Ohio | C1-D00-S4ST-08-OH1 (3 discs) | Released August 7, 2003
  • Oklahoma | C1-D00-S4ST-08-OK1 (2 discs) | Released July 21, 2003
  • Oregon | C1-D00-S4ST-08-OR1 (2 discs) | Released July 21, 2003
  • Pennsylvania | C1-D00-S4ST-08-PA1 (4 discs) | Released June 4, 2003
  • Rhode Island | C1-D00-S4ST-08-RI1 | Released August 5, 2003
  • South Carolina | C1-D00-S4ST-08-SC11 (2 discs) | Released September 11, 2003
  • South Dakota | C1-D00-S4ST-08-SD1 | Released May 15, 2003
  • Tennessee | C1-D00-S4ST-08-TN1 (2 discs) | Released June 20 2003
  • Texas | C1-D00-S4ST-08-TX1 (6 discs) | Released June 4, 2003
  • Utah | C1-D00-S4ST-08-UT1 | Released July 21, 2003
  • Vermont | C1-D00-S4ST-08-VT1 | Released May 5, 2003
  • Virginia | C1-D00-S4ST-08-VA1 (2 discs) | Released May 301, 2003
  • Washington | C1-D00-S4ST-08-WA1 (2 discs) | Released June 20 2003
  • West Virginia | C1-D00-S4ST-08-WV1 | Released May 9, 2003
  • Wisconsin | C1-D00-S4ST-08-WI1 (3 discs) | Released May 5, 2003
  • Wyoming | C1-D00-S4ST-08-WY1 | Released May 15, 2003
  • Puerto Rico | C1-D00-S4ST-08-PR1 | Released May 9, 2003
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