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Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Public Use Microdata Sample (C Sample): 1-Percent Sample (ICPSR 8114) RSS

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Summary:

The Public Use Microdata Samples (PUMS) contain person- and household-level information from the "long-form" questionnaires distributed to a sample of the population enumerated in the 1980 Census. The C Sample, containing 1 percent data, identifies census regions, divisions, 27 individual states, and the District of Columbia. Four types of areas are shown: inside central cities, urban fringe, other urban, and rural. The C Sample separately identifies every urbanized area with a total population over 800,000, and roughly half of the urbanized areas between 200,000 and 800,000. Household-level variables include housing tenure, year structure was built, number and types of rooms in dwelling, plumbing facilities, heating equipment, taxes and mortgage costs, number of children, and household and family income. Person-level variables include sex, age, marital status, race, Spanish origin, income, occupation, transportation to work, and education.

Series: Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States] Series

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DS1:  Alabama - Download All Files (35,097 KB)
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DS2:  Alaska and Hawaii - Download All Files (28,423 KB)
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DS4:  Arizona and New Mexico - Download All Files (35,608 KB)
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DS5:  Arkansas - Download All Files (30,915 KB)
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DS6:  California - Download All Files (88,402 KB)
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DS8:  Colorado - Download All Files (32,657 KB)
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DS9:  Connecticut - Download All Files (32,983 KB)
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DS11:  District of Columbia - Download All Files (26,564 KB)
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DS12:  Florida - Download All Files (51,987 KB)
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DS17:  Illinois - Download All Files (55,154 KB)
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DS21:  Kentucky - Download All Files (34,495 KB)
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DS22:  Louisiana - Download All Files (35,890 KB)
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DS23:  Maine, New Hampshire, and Vermont - Download All Files (31,876 KB)
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DS24:  Maryland and Delaware - Download All Files (37,566 KB)
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DS25:  Massachusetts and Rhode Island - Download All Files (42,759 KB)
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DS26:  Michigan - Download All Files (49,533 KB)
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DS27:  Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, Kansas, Nebraska, South Dakota, and North Dakota - Download All Files (71,367 KB)
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DS28:  Mississippi - Download All Files (31,411 KB)
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DS30:  Montana, Idaho, and Wyoming - Download All Files (30,732 KB)
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DS34:  New Jersey - Download All Files (44,260 KB)
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DS36:  New York - Download All Files (71,906 KB)
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DS37:  North Carolina - Download All Files (40,564 KB)
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DS39:  Ohio - Download All Files (53,458 KB)
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DS40:  Oklahoma - Download All Files (33,015 KB)
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DS41:  Oregon - Download All Files (31,934 KB)
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DS42:  Pennsylvania - Download All Files (56,549 KB)
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DS45:  South Carolina - Download All Files (33,084 KB)
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DS47:  Tennessee - Download All Files (36,996 KB)
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DS48:  Texas - Download All Files (63,005 KB)
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DS49:  Utah and Nevada - Download All Files (30,736 KB)
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DS51:  Virginia - Download All Files (39,105 KB)
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DS53:  Washington - Download All Files (36,018 KB)
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DS54:  West Virginia - Download All Files (29,951 KB)
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DS55:  Wisconsin - Download All Files (37,478 KB)
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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Public Use Microdata Sample (C Sample): 1-Percent Sample. ICPSR8114-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research[distributor], 1994. doi:10.3886/ICPSR8114.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, demographic characteristics, household composition, housing, housing conditions, housing units, population, states (USA)

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:  

  • 1980

Date of Collection:  

  • 1980-04-01

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

Data Types:   census/enumeration data

Data Collection Notes:

The household and person records in each data file have a logical record length of 193 characters, but the number of records varies with each file.

Methodology

Sample:   The C Sample is a stratified sample of households that received the "long-form" questionnaire. It comprises 1 percent of all households enumerated in the Census.

Data Source:

self-enumerated forms

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 81 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 80 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 81 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 80 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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