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County Business Patterns, 1980 [United States]: U.S. Summary, State, and County Data (ICPSR 8142)

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The total number of business establishments, mid-March employment figures, and first-quarter and annual payrolls are supplied in this collection at the county, state, and national levels. Also provided are data on the number of establishments by employment-size class.

Series: County Business Patterns [United States] Series

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  State Summary Data - Download All Files (18.2 MB)
DS2:  County Data, Census Division 1 - Download All Files (9 MB)
DS3:  County Data, Census Division 2 - Download All Files (15.3 MB)
DS4:  County Data, Census Division 3 - Download All Files (26.6 MB)
DS5:  County Data, Census Division 4 - Download All Files (24.9 MB)
DS6:  County Data, Census Division 5 - Download All Files (28.8 MB)
DS7:  County Data, Census Division 6 - Download All Files (17.6 MB)
DS8:  County Data, Census Division 7 - Download All Files (21.8 MB)
DS9:  County Data, Census Divsion 8 - Download All Files (13.8 MB)
DS10:  County Data, Census Division 9 - Download All Files (13.2 MB)
DS11:  SIC Code List - Download All Files (4.3 MB)
DS12:  U.S. Summary Data - Download All Files (4.6 MB)

Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. COUNTY BUSINESS PATTERNS, 1980 [UNITED STATES]: U.S. SUMMARY, STATE, AND COUNTY DATA. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1982. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1986. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08142.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   agricultural services, business conditions, businesses, construction industry, counties, economic conditions, employment, finance, manufacturing industry, mining industry, public utilities, real estate, retail industry, service industry, trade, transportation, wages and salaries

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1980

Universe:   All business establishments in the 50 states and the District of Columbia with one or more paid employees, excluding agriculture production, railroad, government, and household employment.

Data Types:   aggregate data

Data Collection Notes:

Each of the county files corresponds to a Census Geographic Division.


Data Source:

(1) United States Bureau of the Census economic censuses, the Annual Company Organization Survey, and the Annual Survey of Manufactures, and (2) United States Internal Revenue Service Quarterly Payroll File


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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 13 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 13 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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