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Annual Housing Survey, 1976 [United States]: Travel-to-Work [SMSAs] (ICPSR 8136)

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This data collection provides travel-to-work data for respondents living in 20 Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs). Data cover respondents' means of transportation to and from work -- whether they carpooled, drove alone, took public transportation, or used some other means. Also included is respondents' place of work and time they usually left home for work. The data contained in this collection are from the travel-to-work supplement in ANNUAL HOUSING SURVEY, 1976 [UNITED STATES]: SMSA FILES (ICPSR 7983). The travel-to-work supplement was sponsored by the United States Department of Transportation. The collection consists of 20 data files, one for each SMSA represented.

Series: American Housing Survey Series

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  Allentown-Bethlehem-Easton, Pennsylvania-New Jersey - Download All Files (4.5 MB)
DS2:  Baltimore, Maryland - Download All Files (5.3 MB)
DS3:  Birmingham, Alabama - Download All Files (4.5 MB)
DS4:  Buffalo, New York - Download All Files (4.9 MB)
DS5:  Cleveland, Ohio - Download All Files (5.1 MB)
DS6:  Denver, Colorado - Download All Files (5.1 MB)
DS7:  Grand Rapids, Michigan - Download All Files (4.6 MB)
DS8:  Honolulu, Hawaii - Download All Files (4.8 MB)
DS9:  Houston, Texas - Download All Files (6.8 MB)
DS10:  Indianapolis, Indiana - Download All Files (4.9 MB)
DS11:  Las Vegas, Nevada - Download All Files (4.3 MB)
DS12:  Louisville, Kentucky-Indiana - Download All Files (4.7 MB)
DS13:  New York, New York - Download All Files (8.4 MB)
DS14:  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Download All Files (4.8 MB)
DS15:  Omaha, Nebraska-Iowa - Download All Files (4.6 MB)
DS16:  Providence-Pawtucket-Warwick, Rhode Island-Massachusetts - Download All Files (4.9 MB)
DS17:  Raleigh, North Carolina - Download All Files (4.3 MB)
DS18:  Sacramento, California - Download All Files (4.7 MB)
DS19:  Seattle-Everett, Washington - Download All Files (6.4 MB)
DS20:  St. Louis, Missouri - Download All Files (6.9 MB)

Study Description


United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Annual Housing Survey, 1976 [United States]: Travel-to-Work [SMSAs]. ICPSR08136-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1983. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08136.v1

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This study was funded by:

  • United States Department of Transportation

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   automobiles, carpools, commuting (travel), energy assistance, energy conservation, energy consumption, housing, income, Metropolitan Statistical Areas, municipal services, public transportation, transportation, workplaces

Geographic Coverage:   Alabama, Allentown, Baltimore, Birmingham, Buffalo, California, Cleveland, Colorado, Denver, Grand Rapids, Hawaii, Honolulu, Houston, Illinois, Indiana, Indianapolis, Iowa, Kentucky, Las Vegas, Louisville, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Missouri, Nevada, New Jersey, New York City, New York (state), North Carolina, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Nebraska, Pennsylvania, Providence, Raleigh, Rhode Island, Sacramento, St. Louis, Seattle, Texas, United States, Washington

Time Period:  

  • 1976

Date of Collection:  

  • 1976

Universe:   Persons aged 14 years and older who had a job in the week preceding the interview, living in housing units in 20 selected SMSAs in the United States.

Data Types:   survey data


Sample:   The sample was taken from ANNUAL HOUSING SURVEY, 1976 [UNITED STATES]: SMSA FILES (ICPSR 7983).

Data Source:

personal interviews


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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 21 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 21 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.


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