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Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States]: Summary Tape File 4C (ICPSR 6308)

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Summary:

Summary Tape File STF 4C, which provides summaries for the entire United States, is comprised of sample data weighted to represent the total population and also contains 100-percent counts for total persons and total housing units. Additional population and housing variables include items such as age, ancestry, disability, citizenship, education, income, marital status, race, sex, travel time to work, hours worked, rent, persons in household, acreage of property, tenure, value of housing unit, number of vehicles, and monthly owner costs. Geographic coverage includes the United States, census regions, divisions, states, counties, places with 10,000 or more persons, minor civil divisions of 10,000 or more persons in selected states, and metropolitan and urbanized areas. The "A" records contain 123 population tables and 80 housing tables. These include five population tables and one housing table showing 37 categories of race, and five population tables and one housing table with 26 categories of Hispanic origin. Data are included for all persons for each summary level and geographic component level within a unit of geography. More detailed data are presented in 178 population and 85 housing tables in the "B" records.

Series: Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States] Series

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Dataset(s)

DS0:  Study-Level Files
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DS1:  Record A: All Persons - Download All Files (802.9 MB) large file
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DS2:  Record B: All Persons - Download All Files (1,283.7 MB) large file
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DS3:  Record B: All Persons, White - Download All Files (1,238.4 MB) large file
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DS4:  Record B: All Persons, Black - Download All Files (1,130.6 MB) large file
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DS5:  Record B: American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut - Download All Files (1,201.8 MB) large file
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DS6:  Record B: American Indian - Download All Files (1,187.7 MB) large file
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DS7:  Record B: Eskimo - Download All Files (418.7 MB) large file
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DS8:  Record B: Aleut - Download All Files (333.1 MB) large file
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DS9:  Record B: Asian or Pacific Islander - Download All Files (1,136.4 MB) large file
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DS10:  Record B: Asian - Download All Files (1,129.9 MB) large file
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DS11:  Record B: Chinese - Download All Files (902.3 MB) large file
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DS12:  Record B: Filipino - Download All Files (962.6 MB) large file
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DS13:  Record B: Japanese - Download All Files (927.8 MB) large file
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DS14:  Record B: Asian Indian - Download All Files (886.5 MB) large file
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DS15:  Record B: Korean - Download All Files (969.7 MB) large file
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DS16:  Record B: Vietnamese - Download All Files (774.8 MB) large file
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DS17:  Record B: Cambodian - Download All Files (368.3 MB) large file
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DS18:  Record B: Hmong - Download All Files (149 MB)
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DS19:  Record B: Laotian - Download All Files (411.8 MB) large file
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DS20:  Record B: Thai - Download All Files (631.1 MB) large file
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DS21:  Record B: Pacific Islander - Download All Files (730 MB) large file
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DS22:  Record B: Hawaiian - Download All Files (610.1 MB) large file
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DS23:  Record B: Samoan - Download All Files (356.1 MB) large file
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DS24:  Record B: Guamanian - Download All Files (426.4 MB) large file
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DS25:  Record B: Other Race - Download All Files (1,122.2 MB) large file
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DS26:  Record B: Hispanic Origin (Of Any Race) - Download All Files (1,185.9 MB) large file
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DS27:  Record B: Mexican - Download All Files (1,149.2 MB) large file
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DS28:  Record B: Puerto Rican - Download All Files (994.1 MB) large file
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DS29:  Record B: Cuban - Download All Files (824.1 MB) large file
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DS30:  Record B: Other Hispanic - Download All Files (1,137.2 MB) large file
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DS31:  Record B: Dominican (Dominican Republic) - Download All Files (518 MB) large file
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DS32:  Record B: Central American - Download All Files (866.2 MB) large file
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DS33:  Record B: Costa Rican - Download All Files (457.4 MB) large file
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DS34:  Record B: Guatemalan - Download All Files (530.9 MB) large file
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DS35:  Record B: Honduran - Download All Files (511.9 MB) large file
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DS36:  Record B: Nicaraguan - Download All Files (451 MB) large file
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DS37:  Record B: Panamanian - Download All Files (579.5 MB) large file
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DS38:  Record B: Salvadoran - Download All Files (554.4 MB) large file
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DS39:  Record B: South American - Download All Files (902.5 MB) large file
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DS40:  Record B: Argentinian - Download All Files (524.7 MB) large file
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DS41:  Record B: Chilean - Download All Files (496.1 MB) large file
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DS42:  Record B: Columbian - Download All Files (719.9 MB) large file
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DS43:  Record B: Ecuadorian - Download All Files (478.9 MB) large file
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DS44:  Record B: Peruvian - Download All Files (564.9 MB) large file
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DS45:  Record B: Venezuelan - Download All Files (450.7 MB) large file
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DS46:  Record B: White, Not of Hispanic Origin - Download All Files (1,242.2 MB) large file
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DS47:  Record B: Black, Not of Hispanic Origin - Download All Files (1,130.9 MB) large file
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DS48:  Record B: American Indian, Eskimo, or Aleut, Not of Hispanic Origin - Download All Files (1,203.2 MB) large file
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DS49:  Record B: Asian or Pacific Islander, Not of Hispanic Origin - Download All Files (1,136.6 MB) large file
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DS50:  Record B: Other Race, Not of Hispanic Origin - Download All Files (1,121 MB) large file
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DS83:  SPSS Data Definition Statements for "A" Records - Download All Files (2.4 MB)
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DS84:  SPSS Data Definition Statements for "B" Records - Download All Files (2.8 MB)
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DS85:  SAS Data Definition Statements for "A" Records - Download All Files (2.4 MB)
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DS86:  SAS Data Definition Statements for 'B' Records - Download All Files (2.8 MB)
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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States]: Summary Tape File 4C. ICPSR06308-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06308.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   automobile expenses, census data, citizenship, commuting (travel), demographic characteristics, disabilities, education, ethnicity, family background, family history, household composition, housing, housing conditions, income, marital status, population

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1990

Date of Collection:  

  • 1990

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

Data Types:   census/enumeration data, survey data

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

Version(s)

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 82 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2000-05-01 Part 16, Record B: Vietnamese, Part 26, Record B: Hispanic Origin, and Part 28, Record B: Puerto Rican, have been added to the collection. In addition, the codebook is now available as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file.

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