This study is provided by ICPSR. ICPSR provides leadership and training in data access, curation, and methods of analysis for a diverse and expanding social science research community.
Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Documentation for Census Bureau Restricted Data (ICPSR 21982)
Principal Investigator(s): Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research
This documentation has been created by ICPSR for the restricted version of Census 1980 distributed by the Bureau of the Census. The restricted data is based on questions from the long form questionnaire, and was collected from one in six households in the United States. Topics covered include income, ancestry, citizenship status, home values, commute time to work, occupation, education, veteran status, language ability, migration, place of birth, and many others. The documentation available here provides files summaries, variable information, and facilitates sorting of the data by race or by a wide variety of geographical units.
ICPSR is not distributing the restricted data, only the documentation for the restricted data. Users who wish to access the restricted data can find more information at the Michigan Census Research Data Center Web site.
Users should also note that the data for the public versions of Census 1980 are available from ICPSR.
Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions. Please log in so we can determine if you are with a member institution and have access to these data files.
Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Documentation for Census Bureau Restricted Data. ICPSR21982-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-08-10. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR21982.v2
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR21982.v2
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All persons in the United States in 1980.
Data Types: administrative records data
Data Collection Notes:
ICPSR does not distribute the data for the restricted version of Census 1980. Users who wish to access the restricted data can find more information at the Michigan Census Research Data Center Web site .
Original ICPSR Release: 2008-04-14
- 2016-06-01 Documentation correction: The variable name for "Residence 5 Years Ago - County (unedited)" has been corrected from RESS_D to RESC_D.
- 2011-05-12 Specified part numbers so the multiple XML/DDI files associated with this study could be properly archived.
- 2009-08-10 Codebook was updated based on new information from the Principal Investigator
- Citations exports are provided above.
Export Study-level metadata (does not include variable-level metadata)
If you're looking for collection-level metadata rather than an individual metadata record, please visit our Metadata Records page.