Home > Data Services > Catalog . Restricted Data . Census . ACS

Search Data Services

Meta Search
search across all the following databases:

Data Catalog
Data and documentation

Common questions and answers.

Entire collection of data resources.

Latest Data News

RSS Feed icon

Sage Stats and CQ Political Stats Trial

Breaking News: Protect the 2020 Census

The Fastest Growing US Cities Are Mostly In the West

Another rule from NIH: Demographers might get to ignore this one

Research on Health Disparities: Incarceration Matters

Data Services Knowledge Base


I need to know if there is a good source to look up 2000 PUMA geography via maps or lists. I need to get an idea of how different metros and counties line up with PUMAs.


Equivalency files document the counties that correspond to PUMAs and vice versa. For instance, there are small counties that are cumulated into a single PUMA and counties like Wayne county, Michigan that have multiple PUMAs. You can use this info to determine which PUMAs define a MSA, CMSA, etc.

Here is a link to the PUMA equivalency files as a directory:

http://www.psc.isr.umich.edu/dis/data/ref/PUMA/SUPERPUMA-2000-5pct.html(to look at)

If you are using this information in a statistical package, there is a database version of it the PUMA equivalency files:

http://www.psc.isr.umich.edu/dis/data/ref/PUMA/data.htmlYou can do this with the PUMA equivalency files produced by the Census Bureau. The PUMA equiv

Click on the choices under Data.

Annotated Resources:

Direct Links:

Related Question Groups: