Scientific Data DocumentationPostcensal Population Estimates, Race/Ethnicity, 1990-1997DSN: CC36.CENSUS.POSTCEN.YXX (XX=90,91,92,93,94,95,96,97) CC36.CENSUS.POSTCEN.Y9098 CC36.CENSUS.POSTCEN.Y99Note: Data is available for 1990 -1998 in one data set. This documentation may be used for the 1990-1998 file and the 1999 file.Record LayoutData Column positionyear 1-4 state fips code 6-7 county fips code 8-10 age (0, 1,..., 85+) 12-13 non-Hispanic White male pop 15-19 non-Hispanic White female pop 21-25 non-Hispanic Black male pop 27-31 non-Hispanic Black female pop 33-37 non-Hispanic American Indian male pop 39-43 non-Hispanic American Indian female pop 45-49 non-Hispanic Asian male pop 51-55 non-Hispanic Asian female pop 57-61 Hispanic White male pop 63-67 Hispanic White female pop 69-73 Hispanic Black male pop 75-79 Hispanic Black female pop 81-85 Hispanic American Indian male pop 87-91 Hispanic American Indian female pop 93-97 Hispanic Asian male pop 99-103 Hispanic Asian female pop 105-109Each record contains the number of individuals with a particular age, sex, race, and ethnic origin down to the state and county level. With this level of stratification, the Census Bureau cautions that tabulations for a specific age will be unstable. As a result, they recommend against forming tables by single year of age. The data are much more reliable if age categories are formed - the larger the categories, the more credible will be the results.
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