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Census of Governments, 1962 and 1967 (ICPSR 17) RSS

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Summary:

This study contains economic and employment data at the county level for states and local governments in the United States in 1962 and 1967. Data are provided on total population, land area, general revenues, number of municipalities and local governments of all types, number of public school districts, and number of employees of local governments. Information is also provided on educational payrolls of local governments, average earnings of full-time teachers, water supply revenues and expenditures of local governments, local government general expenditures on public welfare, highways, health and hospitals, police and fire protection, natural resources, and urban renewal, long-term general debt outstanding of local schools and local governments, and per capita intergovernmental revenues and expenditures.

Series: Census of Governments Series

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Dataset(s)

DS0:  Study-Level Files
Documentation:
DS1:  1962 - Download All Files (24.8 MB)
Data:
DS2:  1967 - Download All Files (23.6 MB)
Data:
DS3:  Variable Listing for All Parts
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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census of Governments, 1962 and 1967. ICPSR00017-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00017.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • National Science Foundation. Research Applied to National Needs (APR75-01320)

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, counties, debt, economic conditions, employee benefits, employment, government employees, government expenditures, government revenues, local government, municipal services, municipalities, school districts, state government, townships

Geographic Coverage:   United States

Time Period:  

  • 1962
  • 1967

Universe:   States and local governments in the United States in 1962 and 1967.

Data Types:   census/enumeration data

Data Collection Notes:

The data map 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.

Methodology

Data Source:

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. 1962 CENSUS OF GOVERNMENTS. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1964, and (2) United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. 1967 CENSUS OF GOVERNMENTS. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1968-1970.

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Version History:

  • 2005-12-22 All files were removed from dataset 3 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2005-12-22 All files were removed from dataset 3 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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