2000 Census Item

Asked in 1990 Census?

Asked in Census 2000 Supplementary Survey?

Long Form

Marital status

Yes (short form)

Yes

Whether and how long responsible for grandchildren in home

No

Yes

School attendance/education attainment

Yes

Yes

Public or private school (for those enrolled)

Yes

Yes

Place of birth

Yes

Yes

Citizenship

Yes

Yes

Year of immigration

Yes

Yes

Language spoken at home

Yes

Yes

How well English spoken

Yes

Yes

Ancestry

Yes

Yes

Veteran status/period of service

Yes

Yes

Years of military service

Yes

Yes

Work disability

Yes

Yes

Disabled for going outside the home alone

Yes

Yes

Disabled for taking care of personal needs

Yes

Yes

Other disabilities (involving eyes, ears, cognition, physical activity)

No

Yes

Place of residence 5 years ago

Yes

Yes (1 year ago)

Employment status (current)

Yes

Yes

Occupation

Yes

Yes

Industry

Yes

Yes

Class of worker

Yes

Yes

Place of work

Yes

Yes

Means of transportation for work

Yes

Yes

Commuting time

Yes

Yes

Carpooling

Yes

Yes

Year last worked

Yes

Yes

Weeks worked in preceding year

Yes

Yes

Hours worked per week in preceding year

Yes

Yes

Income from earnings (last year)

Yes

Yes (last 12 months)

Income from self-employment (net) (last year)

Yes (farm and nonfarm separately)

Yes (last 12 months)



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