What: Next week, the U.S. Census Bureau will release the 2010 Census Summary File 1 for the District of Columbia, Florida, Massachusetts, Michigan and South Carolina. During June through August, the Census Bureau will provide statistics for states each week on a flow basis. These Summary File 1 tables will provide the most detailed information available so far from the 2010 Census, including cross-tabulations of age, sex, households, families, relationship to householder, characteristics of owners and renters, detailed race and Hispanic or Latino origin groups, and group quarters.
The Summary File will be available for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. The information will be available for a variety of geographic areas, with most tables available down to the block or census tract level.
When: The Summary File 1 for these states will be available on an embargoed basis for accredited media who are registeredfor access on Tuesday, Aug. 16 at 10 a.m. The embargo will be lifted and the information released publicly on Thursday, Aug. 18 at 12:01 a.m.
To apply for embargo access, go to our Newsroom at http://www.census.gov/newsroom and click on "Embargoed Releases." Please review the Embargo Policy carefully before submitting the embargo registration form.