Summary File (SF)

Statistics for a large number of geographic areas that are designed to show great subject matter detail presented in tabular form.

From the data collected in the 2010 Census, there were two main summary files produced. See the individual definitions for Summary Files 1 and 2.

 

From the data collected in the 2010 Island Areas Census, there is one summary file for each Island Area.

 

From the data collected in Census 2000, there were four main summary files produced. See the individual definitions for Summary Files 1, 2, 3, and 4 for a more in-depth explanation of each.

 

In the 1990 and 1980 censuses, the files were referred to as Summary Tape Files (STFs).

 

Related terms: Census (decennial), Island Areas

 

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