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Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States]: Summary Tape File 1A: 1988 Dress Rehearsal, St. Louis City, East Central Missouri, and Eastern Washington (ICPSR 9467)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census


This data collection contains dress rehearsal data for the 1990 Census of Population and Housing. Data are included for St. Louis and portions of several Missouri counties, and for several counties in the state of Washington. The files contain only 100 percent items and no sample items are present. Population variables include age, race, sex, marital status, Hispanic origin, household type, and household relationship. Housing items include occupancy/vacancy status, tenure, units in structure, contract rent, meals included with rent, value, and number of rooms in housing unit. Some items are cross-tabulated, and selected aggregates and medians are also provided.

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

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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING, 1990 [UNITED STATES]: SUMMARY TAPE FILE 1A: 1988 DRESS REHEARSAL, ST. LOUIS CITY, EAST CENTRAL MISSOURI, AND EASTERN WASHINGTON. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1990. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1991. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09467.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09467.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    census data, census methods, demographic characteristics, ethnicity, household composition, housing, housing conditions, population, testing and measurement

Geographic Coverage:    Missouri, St. Louis, United States, Washington

Time Period:   

  • 1988

Date of Collection:   

  • 1988-03-20

Universe:    All persons and housing units enumerated in the 1988 Dress Rehearsal Census of St. Louis City, East Central Missouri, and Eastern Washington on March 20, 1988.

Data Type(s):    census data

Data Collection Notes:

The Census Bureau has split each record into two record segments with an LRECL of 4,805 characters. Therefore there are two records per case.


Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires


Original ICPSR Release:   1991-03-05

Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB9467.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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