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Census of Population and Housing, 2000 [United States]: Summary File 3, California (ICPSR 13346) RSS

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Summary File 3 contains sample data, which is the information compiled from the questions asked of a sample of all people and housing units in the United States. Population items include basic population totals as well as counts for the following characteristics: urban and rural, households and families, marital status, grandparents as caregivers, language and ability to speak English, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship status, year of entry, migration, place of work, journey to work (commuting), school enrollment and educational attainment, veteran status, disability, employment status, industry, occupation, class of worker, income, and poverty status. Housing items include basic housing totals and counts for urban and rural, number of rooms, number of bedrooms, year moved into unit, household size and occupants per room, units in structure, year structure built, heating fuel, telephone service, plumbing and kitchen facilities, vehicles available, value of home, and monthly rent and shelter costs. The Summary File 3 population tables are identified with a "P" prefix and the housing tables are identified with an "H," followed by a sequential number. The "P" and "H" tables are shown for the block group and higher level geography, while the "PCT" and "HCT" tables are shown for the census tract and higher level geography. There are 16 "P" tables, 15 "PCT" tables, and 20 "HCT" tables that bear an alphabetic suffix on the table number, indicating that they are repeated for nine major race and Hispanic or Latino groups. There are 484 population tables and 329 housing tables for a total of 813 unique tables.

Series: Census of Population and Housing, 2000 [United States] Series

Access Notes

  • These data are freely available.


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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  File 1, Tables P1-P14 - Download All Files (106,012 KB)
DS2:  File 2, Tables P15-P24 - Download All Files (93,474 KB)
DS3:  File 3, Tables P25-P37 - Download All Files (103,304 KB)
DS4:  File 4, Tables P38-P46 - Download All Files (98,389 KB)
DS5:  File 5, Tables P47-P50 - Download All Files (89,589 KB)
DS6:  File 6, Tables P51-P67 - Download All Files (105,407 KB)
DS7:  File 7, Tables P68-P91 - Download All Files (102,500 KB)
DS8:  File 8, Tables P92-P138 - Download All Files (118,565 KB)
DS9:  File 9, Tables P139-P145C - Download All Files (78,520 KB)
DS10:  File 10, Tables P145D-P145H - Download All Files (85,163 KB)
DS11:  File 11, Tables P145I-P146F - Download All Files (85,073 KB)
DS12:  File 12, Tables P146G-P147I - Download All Files (90,725 KB)
DS13:  File 13, Tables P148A-P149D - Download All Files (86,968 KB)
DS14:  File 14, Tables P149E-P150I - Download All Files (90,408 KB)
DS15:  File 15, Tables P151A-P154D - Download All Files (91,063 KB)
DS16:  File 16, Tables P154E-P159G - Download All Files (96,784 KB)
DS17:  File 17, Tables P159H-P160E - Download All Files (83,572 KB)
DS18:  File 18, Tables P160F-P160I - Download All Files (64,493 KB)
DS19:  File 19, Tables PCT1-PCT8 - Download All Files (61,381 KB)
DS20:  File 20, Tables PCT9-PCT15 - Download All Files (54,942 KB)
DS21:  File 21, Tables PCT16-PCT17 - Download All Files (51,660 KB)
DS22:  File 22, Tables PCT18-PCT19 - Download All Files (53,991 KB)
DS23:  File 23, Tables PCT20-PCT24 - Download All Files (60,355 KB)
DS24:  File 24, Tables PCT25-PCT27 - Download All Files (62,031 KB)
DS25:  File 25, Tables PCT28-PCT32 - Download All Files (64,448 KB)
DS26:  File 26, Tables PCT33-PCT34 - Download All Files (40,193 KB)
DS27:  File 27, Tables PCT35-PCT37 - Download All Files (65,791 KB)
DS28:  File 28, Tables PCT38-PCT43 - Download All Files (56,828 KB)
DS29:  File 29, Tables PCT44-PCT48 - Download All Files (59,424 KB)
DS30:  File 30, Tables PCT49-PCT51 - Download All Files (58,947 KB)
DS31:  File 31, Tables PCT52-PCT56 - Download All Files (54,602 KB)
DS32:  File 32, Tables PCT57-PCT61 - Download All Files (61,389 KB)
DS33:  File 33, Tables PCT62A-PCT63C - Download All Files (59,960 KB)
DS34:  File 34, Tables PCT63D-PCT64H - Download All Files (58,017 KB)
DS35:  File 35, Tables PCT64I-PCT66C - Download All Files (56,324 KB)
DS36:  File 36, Tables PCT66D-PCT67E - Download All Files (56,883 KB)
DS37:  File 37, Tables PCT67F-PCT68C - Download All Files (55,445 KB)
DS38:  File 38, Tables PCT68D-PCT68H - Download All Files (57,679 KB)
DS39:  File 39, Tables PCT68I-PCT69I - Download All Files (60,557 KB)
DS40:  File 40, Tables PCT70A-PCT70I - Download All Files (56,951 KB)
DS41:  File 41, Tables PCT71A-PCT71E - Download All Files (55,803 KB)
DS42:  File 42, Tables PCT71F-PCT71I - Download All Files (50,993 KB)
DS43:  File 43, Tables PCT72A-PCT72B - Download All Files (53,867 KB)
DS44:  File 44, Tables PCT72C-PCT72D - Download All Files (51,169 KB)
DS45:  File 45, Tables PCT72E-PCT72F - Download All Files (51,182 KB)
DS46:  File 46, Tables PCT72G-PCT72H - Download All Files (52,168 KB)
DS47:  File 47, Tables PCT72I-PCT73A - Download All Files (53,783 KB)
DS48:  File 48, Tables PCT73B-PCT73C - Download All Files (45,353 KB)
DS49:  File 49, Tables PCT73D-PCT73E - Download All Files (45,577 KB)
DS50:  File 50, Tables PCT73F-PCT73G - Download All Files (46,759 KB)
DS51:  File 51, Tables PCT73H-PCT73I - Download All Files (49,957 KB)
DS52:  File 52, Tables PCT74A-PCT75C - Download All Files (61,790 KB)
DS53:  File 53, Tables PCT75D-PCT75G - Download All Files (53,807 KB)
DS54:  File 54, Tables PCT75H-PCT76D - Download All Files (56,703 KB)
DS55:  File 55, Tables PCT76E-PCT76I - Download All Files (41,827 KB)
DS56:  File 56, Tables H1-H18 - Download All Files (66,202 KB)
DS57:  File 57, Tables H19-H26 - Download All Files (95,988 KB)
DS58:  File 58, Tables H27-H44 - Download All Files (93,349 KB)
DS59:  File 59, Tables H45-H68 - Download All Files (99,857 KB)
DS60:  File 60, Tables H69-H86 - Download All Files (101,771 KB)
DS61:  File 61, Tables H87-H104 - Download All Files (95,770 KB)
DS62:  File 62, Tables H105-H121 - Download All Files (44,100 KB)
DS63:  File 63, Tables HCT1-HCT3 - Download All Files (49,517 KB)
DS64:  File 64, Table HCT4 - Download All Files (37,527 KB)
DS65:  File 65, Table HCT5 - Download All Files (41,911 KB)
DS66:  File 66, Tables HCT6-HCT7 - Download All Files (57,740 KB)
DS67:  File 67, Tables HCT8-HCT14 - Download All Files (65,157 KB)
DS68:  File 68, Tables HCT15-HCT17 - Download All Files (71,197 KB)
DS69:  File 69, Tables HCT18-HCT23 - Download All Files (55,018 KB)
DS70:  File 70, Tables HCT24-HCT31C - Download All Files (62,798 KB)
DS71:  File 71, Tables HCT31D-HCT36D - Download All Files (59,566 KB)
DS72:  File 72, Tables HCT36E-HCT40I - Download All Files (58,653 KB)
DS73:  File 73, Tables HCT41A-HCT43I - Download All Files (56,700 KB)
DS74:  File 74, Tables HCT44A-HCT44G - Download All Files (50,226 KB)
DS75:  File 75, Tables HCT44H-HCT47F - Download All Files (59,418 KB)
DS76:  File 76, Tables HCT47G-HCT48I - Download All Files (37,765 KB)
DS77:  Geographic Header File - Download All Files (64,658 KB)

Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING, 2000 [UNITED STATES]: SUMMARY FILE 3, CALIFORNIA. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 2002. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. doi:10.3886/ICPSR13346.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, demographic characteristics, employment, ethnicity, families, household composition, households, housing, housing conditions, income, population, population characteristics, rural areas, urban areas

Geographic Coverage:   United States, California

Time Period:  

  • 2000

Date of Collection:  

  • 2000

Universe:   All persons in housing units in California in 2000.

Data Types:   census/enumeration data

Data Collection Notes:

(1) The data are provided in 77 segments [files] per state. The segments are the Geographic Header, Tables P1-P14, P15-P24, P25-P37, P38-P46, P47-P50, P51-P67, P68-P91, P92-P138, P139-P145C, P145D-P145H, P145I-P146F, P146G-P147I, P148A-P149D, P149E-P150I, P151A-P154D, P154E-P159G, P159H-P160E, P16OF-P160I, PCT1-PCT8, PCT9-PCT15, PCT16-PCT17, PCT18-PCT19, PCT20-PCT24, PCT25-PCT27, PCT28-PCT32, PCT33-PCT34, PCT35-PCT37, PCT38-PCT43, PCT44-PCT48, PCT49-PCT51, PCT52-PCT56, PCT57-PCT61, PCT62A-PCT63C, PCT63D-PCT64H, PCT64I-PCT66C, PCT66D-PCT67E, PCT67F-PCT68C, PCT68D-PCT68H, PCT68I-PCT69I, PCT70A-PCT70I, PCT71A-PCT71E, PCT71F-PCT71I, PCT72A-PCT72B, PCT72C-PCT72D, PCT72E-PCT72F, PCT72G-PCT72H, PCT72I-PCT73A, PCT73B-PCT73C, PCT73D-PCT73E, PCT73F-PCT73G, PCT73H-PCT73I, PCT74A-PCT75C, PCT75D-PCT75G, PCT75H-PCT76D, PCT76E-PCT76I, H1-H18, H19-H26, H27-H44, H45-H68, H69-H86, H87-H104, H105-H121, HCT1-HCT3, HCT4, HCT5, HCT6-HCT7, HCT8-HCT14, HCT15-HCT17, HCT18-HCT23, HCT24-HCT31C, HCT31D-HCT36D, HCT36E-HCT40I, HCT41A-HCT43I, HCT44A-HCT44G, HCT44H-HCT47F, and HCT47G-HCT48I. The Geographic Header is in fixed-format ASCII and the tables are in comma-delimited ASCII format. (2) The codebook is provided by the principal investigator as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.


Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires


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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 82 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 81 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 80 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 79 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 78 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.


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