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County Business Patterns, 1983 [United States]: U.S. Summary, State, and County Data (ICPSR 8433)

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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:  United States Summary - Download All Files (5.3 MB)
DS2:  State Summary - Download All Files (18.9 MB)
DS3:  County Data, Census Division 1 - Download All Files (9.8 MB)
DS4:  County Data, Census Division 2 - Download All Files (16.1 MB)
DS5:  County Data, Census Division 3 - Download All Files (27.5 MB)
DS6:  County Data, Census Division 4 - Download All Files (25.9 MB)
DS7:  County Data, Census Division 5 - Download All Files (30.3 MB)
DS8:  County Data, Census Division 6 - Download All Files (18.5 MB)
DS9:  County Data, Census Division 7 - Download All Files (23.1 MB)
DS10:  County Data, Census Division 8 - Download All Files (14.8 MB)
DS11:  County Data, Census Division 9 - Download All Files (14.1 MB)
DS12:  Standard Industrial Classification Codes - Download All Files (5 MB)

Study Description


United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. County Business Patterns, 1983 [United States]: U.S. Summary, State, and County Data. ICPSR08433-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-02-18. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08433.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:  

  • 1983

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:

The United States Summary and the state-level data are contained in one file each. The county data are contained in nine files, with each file corresponding to a Census Division. There is one file containing Standard Industrial Classification codes.


Data Source:

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


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Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB8433.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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