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United States Census Database, 2000

What this map layer shows:

Population information from the 2000 Census.
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The U.S. Census Bureau conducts a census of population every 10 years, as mandated by the United States Constitution. These population data are used to determine the number of seats each State has in the House of Representatives, the voting district boundaries within the States, and the allocation of Government services. In addition, local governments and private industries use census information for a wide variety of applications. This map layer was compiled by the U.S. Census Bureau.

The United States Census Database, 2000 includes population information from the year 2000 census for the United States and Puerto Rico. The information is presented by county and includes statistics on total population; population under age 18; population by age, gender, race, and ethnic group; and change in population between 1990 and 2000. Additional information on the 2000 Census is available from the Census 2000 page. The National Atlas also includes 1980 Census Information and 1990 Census Information.

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If you download the raw data for the United States Census Database, 2000 you may also want to download the 2000 County Boundaries raw data. These two map layers can be used together to create a map of 2000 population information.
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Census - 2000