United States Census 2000

Official source
2000 Census
  • The census is mandated by the U.S. Constitution (Article I, Section 2). Every 10 years, a count of everyone living in the United States is taken. The census encompasses:
    • All 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico and the Island Areas.
    • People of all ages, races, ethnic groups, citizens and non-citizens.
    • People should be counted where they live most of the year.
  • The next census is in 2010.
  • Census data are used to distribute Congressional seats to states, to make decisions about what community services to provide, and to distribute federal funds to local, state and tribal governments.

  United States Census 2000 Home  
  Apportionment of Representatives and Electors  
  2000 - 2010 Federal Representation by People per House Seat, Senate Seat, and Electors  
  Utah 2000 Census Challenge  
  Utah, et al. v. Evans, Secy of Commerce 01-0714  
  An Historical Analysis of the Electoral College  
  The Math Behind the 2000 Census Apportionment of Representatives  
  PERL script used to generate the Apportionment