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Census of Governments, 1977: Employment Summary Statistics (ICPSR 8117) RSS

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Summary:

This data collection contains October 1977 employment and payroll figures by function for state and local governments. Full-time and part-time employment and payrolls are shown for corrections, education, administration, fire protection, health, libraries, police, public welfare, utilities, parks, transit, sewage, and highways. Data are also included for labor-management relations, employee benefits, health, hospital or disability insurance, and life insurance. There are seven files in this data collection. Parts 1-5 provide data for each individual state and local government. Part 6 includes data for county areas (local governmental units within each county). Part 7 contains a United States summary and state summaries for the following types of governments: state and local government total, state government, local government total, local governments in standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSAs), counties, municipalities, townships, school districts, and special districts.

Series: Census of Governments Series

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
Documentation:
DS1:  File A: Census Divisions 1 and 2 (CT, ME, MA, RI, NH, VT, NY, PA, NJ) - Download All Files (32.1 MB)
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DS2:  File A: Census Division 3 (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI) - Download All Files (41.7 MB)
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DS3:  File A: Census Division 4 (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD) - Download All Files (45.6 MB)
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DS4:  File A: Census Divisions 5, 6, and 7 (DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, WV, VA, AL, KY, MS, TN, AR, LA, OK, TX) - Download All Files (38.8 MB)
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DS5:  File A: Census Divisions 8 and 9 (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY, CA, OR, WA, AK, HI) - Download All Files (30 MB)
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DS6:  File B: All States - Download All Files (11.1 MB)
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DS7:  File C: Entire United States - Download All Files (5.6 MB)
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Study Description

Citation

U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CENSUS OF GOVERNMENTS, 1977: EMPLOYMENT SUMMARY STATISTICS. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1979. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1983. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08117.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, counties, economic conditions, employee benefits, employment, government employees, government expenditures, government revenues, labor relations, local government, municipal services, municipalities, school districts, state government, townships

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1979

Universe:   The 50 state governments and approximately 80,000 local units of government identified in the governmental organization phase of the Census.

Data Types:   census/enumeration data

Methodology

Sample:   All from the universe except special district governments with less than five full-time employees and municipal and township governments with less than 2,500 residents, unless they had a dependent school system.

Data Source:

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB8117.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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