Standard Census Data
In 2000, the Census Bureau conducted its decennially census and disseminated information about the population and housing. Detailed information about the county and the towns and villages in the county can be found on the tables below.
IMPORTANT NOTE: The original population figures released by the U.S. Census Bureau were challenged through the Bureau’s County Question Resolution (CQR) Program. The CQR Program handled challenges to particular official Census 2000 counts of housing units and group quarters population. Based on a challenge by Tompkins County, the official population figures for the City of Ithaca, the Town of Ithaca, and the Village of Cayuga Heights were revised to reflect the distribution of university-related group quarters population. Only the total population figures were revised and not the characteristics of the re-allocated population.
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Demographic Profiles: 2000: By Municipality
The Census Bureau published four-page demographic profiles that summarize
- General Demographic Characteristics, such as sex, age, and race,
- Selected Social Characteristics, such as school enrollment, marital status, and ancestry,
- Selected Economic Characteristics, such as occupation, income, and poverty status, and
- Selected Housing Characteristics, such as mortgage costs, gross rent, and year structure built.
SF1 Data: 2000: By Municipality
SF1 Data are based on the results of the complete count of the population. It includes detailed information on persons (including sex, age, and race), on households (including household size, household tenure, and household occupancy), and on group quarters (including dormitories, correctional institutions, and nursing homes).
SF1 Data: 1970-2000: By Municipality
The SF1 Data are provided, by municipality, from the 1970, 1980, 1990, and 2000 Censuses of Population.
SF3 Data: 2000: By Municipality
SF3 Data are based on the sample data collected during the 2000 Census of Population. It includes information on educational attainment, disability status, employment, income, poverty status, and additional housing data.
SF3 Housing Data: 1970-2000: By Municipality
The more detailed housing information from the SF3 Data are provided, by municipality, from the 1970, 1980, 1990, and 2000 Censuses of Population. Included are data on monthly housing costs for homeowners and for renters, number of housing units in the structure, year structure built, and residence five years ago.
Commuting Patterns: 1990-2000: Tompkins County
The commuting patterns information shows the number of persons in Tompkins County who commute out to work in another county and the number of persons in other counties who commute in to work in Tompkins County.