Summary File 3
Summary File 3 contains the sample data, which is the information compiled from the questions asked of a sample of all people and housing units. Population items include basic population totals, urban and rural, households and families, marital status, grandparents as caregivers, language and ability to speak English, ancestry, place of birth, citizenship status, and year of entry, migration, place of work, journey to work (commuting), school enrollment and educational attainment, veteran status, disability, employment status, industry, occupation, and class of worker, income, and poverty status. Housing items include basic housing totals, 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, monthly rent and shelter costs. The Summary File 3 population tables are identified with a "P" and the housing tables are identified with an "H" prefix, 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. Ther eare 484 population tables and 329 housing tables for a total of 813 unique tables.
To locate a state-level SF3 file, just search on Census of Population and Housing, 2000 [United States]: Summary File 3 and use Filter by Geography to sub-select by state.