Principal Investigator(s): Fuguitt, Glenn V., University of Wisconsin-Madison; Beale, Calvin L., United States Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service; Voss, Paul R., University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill. Odum Institute for Research in Social Science
This data collection represents a set of United States county net migration estimates by age and sex for the 1980-1990 decade, and is part of a series of estimates done for each decade since 1950 (1950-1970: see NET MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION BY AGE, SEX, AND RACE, 1950-1970 [ICPSR 8493]; 1970-1980: see NET MIGRATION OF THE POPULATION OF THE UNITED STATES BY AGE, RACE, AND SEX, 1970-1980 [ICPSR 8697]; 1990-2000: see COUNTY-SPECIFIC NET MIGRATION BY FIVE-YEAR AGE GROUPS, HISPANIC ORIGIN, RACE, AND SEX, 1990-2000 [ICPSR 4171]).
Net migration, the difference between the number of people moving into an area and the number moving out over a period, is measured here, and in all the other sets of estimates in the series, by the residual method. That is, net migration is equal to the population change over the period minus the natural increase (births -- deaths). Full details on how natural increase is estimated for each county, as well as other details of the data collection, are described in the codebook.
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Fuguitt, Glenn V., Calvin L. Beale, and Paul R. Voss. County-Specific Net Migration Estimates, 1980-1990 [United States]. ICPSR26761-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-04-02. doi:10.3886/ICPSR26761.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR26761.v1
This study was funded by:
- United States Department of Agriculture. Economic Research Service
- University of Wisconsin-Madison. Center for Demography and Ecology
- Center for Population Research of the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
- University of Wisconsin-Madison. College of Agricultural and Life Sciences
Scope of Study
Geographic Coverage: United States
Unit of Observation: counties
Universe: Population in the continental United States.
Data Types: aggregate data, census/enumeration data
The Public Law file for 1980 (U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1983), the MARS file giving 1990 data (U.S. Bureau of the Census, 1992), and the 1980-1990 Components of Change File (U.S. Bureau of the Census, n.d.).
Extent of Processing: ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:
- Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.
Original ICPSR Release: 2010-04-02
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