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For Immediate Release: Tuesday, May 02, 2023

Census Bureau to Hold Webinar on Release of 2020 Census Demographic Profile and Demographic and Housing Characteristics File

Press Release Number CB23-CN.07


The Census Bureau will hold a prerelease webinar to discuss the 2020 Census Demographic Profile and Demographic and Housing Characteristics File (DHC) to be publicly released May 25. These products provide demographic and housing characteristics of local communities, including population data on age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, families and households, and data on homeownership and vacant and occupied housing. Embargoed subscribers will have access to these statistics from Tuesday, May 23, at 10 a.m. EDT to Thursday, May 25, at 12:01 a.m. EDT.

The Demographic Profile provides an overview of topics in the 2020 Census in one, easy-to-reference table for geographies down to the tract level. The DHC provides more detailed tables, many down to the block level.

The webinar will provide information on the data available and how to access it.

A live Q&A session with Census Bureau subject-matter experts will immediately follow the briefing.


May 16, 2023 at 1 p.m. EDT 


The event will be recorded and available for viewing in the 2020 Census Demographic and Housing Characteristics File Press Kit. A transcript will also be available in the press kit.


The webinar will consist of a simultaneous audio conference and online presentation. Attendees will need to call into the webinar to hear the audio. Credentialed media and data users will be able to ask questions following the presentation. 

Media interviews:

Contact the Census Bureau’s Public Information Office at pio@census.gov or 301-763-3030 to request an interview.




Public Information Office
301-763-3030 or
877-861-2010 (U.S. and Canada only)


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