search across all the following databases:
Data and documentation
Common questions and answers.
Entire collection of data resources.
Register to use IPUMS (required for making an extract)
Instructions for Using the IPUMS Data Extraction System
General Instructions for Opening an Extract on Your PC
From 2008 Workshop
The following are examples of a download exercise from the IPUMS website. It includes an extract from the 2006 ACS. The following items were selected: Age, sex, earnings, poverty status, housing weight, and person weight for black and white men, age 25 to 54.
The data are compressed.