Census 2000 will be published primarily on the Internet through
American FactFinder. DVD or CD-ROM formats of the files will be published after the Internet release and may be available to depository libraries if Congress permits and funds. Release dates may be viewed in
Census 2000 Data Products At a Glance. Only three print reports of the Census will be published. They are:
Summary Population and Housing Counts
Population and Housing Unit Counts
Summary Social, Economic and Housing Characteristics
They will be published between 2002 and 2003.
Census Subjects, Race, and Other Definitions
Census Data - U.S.
Introduction to Census 2000 Data Products [PDF format]
Contains an overview of the information available from Census 2000; a detailed description of the Census Bureau's geographic entities; and schedules for the Census 2000 data products, by medium .
Census 2000 Data Products At a Glance
Lists the release dates for Census 2000 data products and summarizes the data for each product, the lowest level of geography for which the data are available, and the media in which the data will be provided .
Maps - U.S.
Census 2000 data will always appear first on the American FactFinder. It will include all variables, 100% and sample, for all geographic areas from national totals to the block level. FactFinder will also allow access to thematic or reference maps. Review the items in the Tutorial section to use American FactFinder efficiently.
U.S Census Bureau
The U.S. Census Bureau web site provides in depth coverage of statistical information about the population and the economy of the United States. Included in the site are: Subjects A-Z ,which allows you to connect to Census data by subject and Access Tools connects to data access tools developed and/or provided by the Census Bureau to extract and display on-line Census information.
CenStats is a U.S. Census Bureau service that provides access to the following databases:
- County Business Patterns
- USA Counties; Annual Survey of Manufacturers
- ZIP Business Patterns
- Census Tract/Street Index
- Building Permits
- U.S. Merchandise Trade: Exports, General Imports, and Imports for Consumption
- Occupation by Sex, Race and Hispanic Origins
Census 2000 page from the Illinois Department of Commerce and Community Affairs
Census 2000 page from the Missouri Census Data Center