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Census of Population and Housing, 2000 [United States]: Modified Race Data Summary File (ICPSR 13574)

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The Modified Race Data Summary File provides data from Census 2000 for all persons in the United States and Puerto Rico, where the race data have been modified to meet the needs of selected data users. This modification reconciles the Census 2000 race categories with those race categories that appear in the data from administrative records, which are used to produce population estimates and projections.

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

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  • These data are available to the general public.


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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING, 2000 [UNITED STATES]: MODIFIED RACE DATA SUMMARY FILE. ICPSR13574-v1. 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], 2006-03-06. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR13574.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, demographic characteristics, ethnic groups, ethnicity, housing, population, population characteristics, race

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 2000

Date of Collection:  

  • 2000

Universe:   All persons in the United States in 2000.

Data Types:   administrative records data


Mode of Data Collection:   self-enumerated questionnaire


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