Summary File 1 Description

Summary File 1 Description

SUMMARY FILE 1: Description

Summary File 1 (SF 1) contains the 100-percent data, which is the information compiled from the questions asked of all people and about every housing unit.

 Population items include sex, age, race, Hispanic or Latino, household relationship, and group quarters.
 Housing items include occupancy status, vacancy status, and tenure (owner occupied or renter occupied).

There is a total of 171 population tables (identified with a "P") and 56 housing tables (identified with an "H") shown down to the block level, and 59 population tables shown down to the census tract level (identified with a "PCT") for a total of 286 tables.

Geographic areas include states, counties, places, census tracts, block groups, blocks, zipcode areas, congressional districts (106th), and American Indian areas.

There are 14 population tables and 4 housing tables shown down to the block level, and 4 population tables shown down to the census tract level that are repeated by major race and Hispanic or Latino groups.

SF 1 includes:

 Population and housing characteristics for the total population,
 Population totals for an extensive list of race (American Indian and Alaska Native tribes, Asian, and Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander) and Hispanic or Latino groups, and
 Population and housing characteristics for a limited list of race and Hispanic or Latino groups.

Population and housing items may be cross-tabulated. Selected aggregates and medians also are provided.

The entire data set [some 39 data files and one geographic file] may be downloaded from:http://www.census.gov/Press-Release/www/2001/sumfile1.html (Internet Link)