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Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States]: Summary Statistic File 4C -- Housing [Fourth Count] (ICPSR 8129) RSS

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These data are from the 20-, 15-, and 5-percent samples of the 1970 United States Census of Population and Housing, and contain tabulations of housing characteristics such as housing value, number of housing units in structure, number of rooms in housing unit, year structure was built, occupancy/vacancy status, tenure, rent, type of heating fuel, source of water, and presence of an air conditioner and other home appliances. Twenty selected summary areas -- including states, counties, standard metropolitan statistical areas, urbanized areas, and places -- constitute the units of observation.

Series: Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States] Series

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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States]: Summary Statistic File 4C -- Housing [Fourth Count]. ICPSR8129-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research[distributor], 2001. doi:10.3886/ICPSR8129.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, counties, demographic characteristics, ethnicity, household composition, housing, housing conditions, housing occupancy, housing units, metropolitan statistical areas, population, population characteristics, states (USA), urban areas

Geographic Coverage:   Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (state), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Time Period:  

  • 1970

Date of Collection:  

  • 1970

Universe:   All persons and housing units in the United States.

Data Types:   census/enumeration data

Data Collection Notes:

The number of cases (summary areas) varies by state. For the entire United States, there are about 13,000 summary areas. Each case comprises up to 63 records and has a maximum of 12,288 variables.

The data were provided to ICPSR by the Center of Demography and Ecology at the University of Wisconsin.

Part numbers correspond to FIPS codes of states and are not consecutive.

The codebook, Part 70, Codebook for All Parts, consists of Parts 1 and 2 of the 1970 Census Users' Guide published by the Bureau of the Census.

In the 1970 Census Users' Guide, this data collection is named "Fourth Count Housing Summary Tape, File C."

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 70 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 70 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2001-03-27 (1) The data are now available in ASCII format. (2) Parts have been renumbered according to state FIPS codes. (3) The codebook has been improved: additional bookmarks were inserted and the PDF code was optimized.

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