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Searching Census Data: Before 1999

Access for data prior to 2000

For 1990 data, search Google or the links below. Seems to be a lot of different ways to access, but you might not be able to easily drill down into data from your tracts at this time (until they move the 1990s data over).

A letter dated Nov. 4, 2020

Thank you for contacting the U.S. Census Bureau with your inquiry on

 You can access the [1990s] data through the FTP site at Additionally some data are available through the PDFs at If you have any questions on accessing this data, please contact