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County and City Data Book, 1977 (ICPSR 7697) RSS

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Summary:

This study is a compendium of data presented for regions, census divisions, states, counties, cities, Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs), and standard federal administrative regions in the United States in 1977. The data provide diverse information ranging from government activities to population estimates and characteristics to housing unit descriptors. Included is selected information on government revenues, property taxes, and debts, and expenditures on education, highways, public welfare, health and hospitals, and police and fire, as well as information on births, deaths, schooling, labor force, employment, family income, family characteristics, marriage, divorce, electoral votes, and housing characteristics. Additional variables provide information on manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade, banking, mineral industries, farm population, agriculture, crime, and weather. The data were received from the Census Bureau as five separate files and were merged into one file. See also the related data collections, COUNTY AND CITY DATA BOOK [UNITED STATES] CONSOLIDATED FILE: CITY DATA, 1944-1977 (ICPSR 7735), and COUNTY AND CITY DATA BOOK [UNITED STATES] CONSOLIDATED FILE: COUNTY DATA, 1947-1977 (ICPSR 7736).

Series: County and City Data Book [United States] Series

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United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. County and City Data Book, 1977. ICPSR07697-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. doi:10.3886/ICPSR07697.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   agriculture, banking, census data, cities, counties, crime, debt, demographic characteristics, economic conditions, education expenditures, employment, family relationships, government expenditures, government revenues, household composition, housing, housing units, human services, income, industrial production, labor force, manufacturing industry, municipal services, population characteristics, population estimates, states (USA), taxes, trade, vital statistics, voting behavior, weather

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1977

Universe:   Regions, census divisions, states, counties, cities, Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs), and standard federal administrative regions in the United States in 1977.

Data Types:   administrative records data, aggregate data, medical records, survey data

Data Collection Notes:

This collection includes some items from the 1970 decennial Census as well as population estimates for subsequent years, statistics from the economic census of the 1970s, and data on elections, school enrollment, health, housing, and local government operations for the 1971 to 1976 period.

Methodology

Data Source:

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. COUNTY AND CITY DATA BOOKS. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1944-1977.

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Performed recodes and/or calculated derived variables.

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