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County Business Patterns, 1982 [United States]: U.S. Summary, State, and County Data (ICPSR 8360) RSS

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This data collection provides summary information on business establishments with at least one paid employee. Information is presented on the number of employees for the mid-March pay period, first quarter total payroll, total annual payroll, number of establishments, and the number of establishments by employment-size classes. Part 12 is a reference file that contains two-, three-, and four-digit standard industrial classification (SIC) titles and codes.

Series: County Business Patterns [United States] Series

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WARNING: Because this study has many datasets, the download all files option has been suppressed, and you will need to download one dataset at a time.

DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  1982 File 1B (State Summary Data) - Download All Files (19 MB)
DS2:  1982 File 1B (United States Summary Data) - Download All Files (5.3 MB)
DS3:  1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 1 (County Summary Data) - Download All Files (9.9 MB)
DS4:  1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 2 (County Summary Data) - Download All Files (16.2 MB)
DS5:  1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 3 (County Summary Data) - Download All Files (27.8 MB)
DS6:  1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 4 (County Summary Data) - Download All Files (26.1 MB)
DS7:  1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 5 (County Summary Data) - Download All Files (30.4 MB)
DS8:  1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 6 (County Summary Data) - Download All Files (18.7 MB)
DS9:  1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 7 (County Summary Data) - Download All Files (23.3 MB)
DS10:  1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 8 (County Summary Data) - Download All Files (15 MB)
DS11:  1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 9 (County Summary Data) - Download All Files (14.2 MB)
DS12:  1982 SIC Code List - Download All Files (5 MB)

Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. COUNTY BUSINESS PATTERNS, 1982 [UNITED STATES]: U.S. SUMMARY, STATE, AND COUNTY DATA. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1984. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08360.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:  

  • 1982

Date of Collection:  

  • 1982

Universe:   All businesses in the United States, excepting agricultural production, railroad, government, and household employment, with one or more paid employees.

Data Types:   administrative records data

Data Collection Notes:

The SIC Code List is provided as an ASCII text file, and the codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.


Data Source:

Bureau of the Census Standard Statistical Establishment List


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Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB8360.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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