||This volume presents the basic demographic characteristics of residents of Salt Lake City as recorded in the 2000 Census of Population and Housing. Every ten years these federal governm ent counts of people are the basis of congressional apportionment and political redistricting. Data in this volume are the most complete count of people, households, and housing units in Salt Lake City on April 1, 2000 that exists.This work provides an analytical foundation for comparisons with the 2010 census results, which will be released beginning in 2011. The Census 2000 "short form" data (also known as the "100 percent" data) include the enumeration of population by age, sex, race, and ethnicity. They also include counts of family and nonfamily households by type, as well as group quarters populations. Finally, the short form data include the number of housing units by occupancy status and tenure. Additional and extensive socioeconomic data for Salt Lake City from Census 2000 were generated by the "long form" or sample data.This includes data on occupations, income, commuting, nativity, educational attainment, and much more. Analysis of this data set has not been included in this volume.