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Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States]: Special Tabulation Program (STP) 14A, Special Tabulation on Aging (ICPSR 6300)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
This data collection, sponsored and funded by the United States Administration on Aging, provides summary statistics on the elderly population in the United States. Each data file in STP 14A contains 483 population and 228 housing tables that present data for all persons and housing units. STP 14A supplies sample data weighted to represent the total population. In addition, the file contains 100-percent counts and unweighted sample counts for total persons and total housing units. Population tables include information on items such as race, Hispanic origin, sex, marital status, income, employment, and poverty across a number of age dimensions (age 60 and older). Housing tables detail information on items such as household type, vehicles owned, mobility, self-care, rent, and home value across a number of householder age dimensions (age 60 and older). STP 14A provides data for each state (and the District of Columbia) and their subareas in hierarchical sequence down to the census tract/block numbering area (BNA) level. Additionally, data are provided for the 668 specialized geographic units in the United States called PSAs (Planning and Service Areas) that are used by state and local agencies on aging for service delivery purposes.
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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States]: Special Tabulation Program (STP) 14A, Special Tabulation on Aging. ICPSR06300-v2. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1994. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1997-08-15. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06300.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06300.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: aging, census data, demographic characteristics, ethnicity, household composition, housing, housing conditions, older adults, population, population characteristics, 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, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington
Date of Collection:
Universe: All persons and housing units in the United States and Puerto Rico.
Data Types: census/enumeration data
Data Collection Notes:
The codebook for the Puerto Rico data is provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.
Sample: The data contained in these files are derived from a sample of the 1990 Census universe who were asked more detailed questions about items such as income, occupation, and housing costs.
Original ICPSR Release: 1994-10-24
- 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 84 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.
- 1997-08-15 The data for Puerto Rico were added as Part 72, along with a PDF codebook, and Part 81, Data Dictionary for Puerto Rico, was replaced.
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