Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Summary Tape File 1A (ICPSR 7941)
Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Summary: Summary Tape File (STF) 1 consists of four sets of computer-readable data files containing detailed tabulations of the nation's population and housing characteristics produced from the 1980 Census. This series is comprised of STF 1A, STF 1B, STF 1C, and STF 1D. All files in the STF 1 series are identical, containing 321 substantive data variables organized in the form of 59 "tables," as well as standard geographic identification variables. All of the data items contained in... (more info)
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U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING, 1980 [UNITED STATES]: SUMMARY TAPE FILE 1A. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1982. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2002. doi:10.3886/ICPSR07941.v1
Persistent URL: http://dx.doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07941.v1
Scope of Study
Summary: Summary Tape File (STF) 1 consists of four sets of computer-readable data files containing detailed tabulations of the nation's population and housing characteristics produced from the 1980 Census. This series is comprised of STF 1A, STF 1B, STF 1C, and STF 1D. All files in the STF 1 series are identical, containing 321 substantive data variables organized in the form of 59 "tables," as well as standard geographic identification variables. All of the data items contained in the STF 1 files were tabulated from the "complete count" or "100-percent" questions included on the 1980 Census questionnaire. All four groups of files within the STF 1 series have identical record formats and technical characteristics and differ only in the types of geographical areas for which the summarized data items are presented. STF 1A provides summaries for state or state equivalent, county or county equivalent, minor civil division/census county division (MCD/CCD), place or place segment within MCD/CCD or remainder of MCD/CCD, census tract or block numbering area (BNA) or untracted segment within place, place segment or remainder or MCD/CCD, and block group (BG) or BG segment or enumeration district (ED). This file contains 57 data files, one for each state, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the United States possessions, which include American Samoa, Guam, Northern Mariana Islands, the Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Virgin Islands. The information on the United States possessions is similar but not identical to the other data and is documented in a separate codebook. Puerto Rico is also documented by a separate codebook.
Subject Terms: census data, counties, demographic characteristics, ethnicity, household composition, housing, housing conditions, population, minor civil divisions, Metropolitan Statistical Areas, states (USA)
Geographic Coverage: Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Marshall Islands, Massachusetts, Michigan, Micronesia (Federated States), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Palau, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Virgin Islands of the United States, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming, United States
Date of Collection:
Universe: All persons and housing units in the United States.
Data Types: census/enumeration data
Data Collection Notes:
(1) Records in Parts 1-56 consist of 3,276 characters and have two record segments (physical records) of 1,638 characters each. Records in Part 72 consist of 2,700 characters and have two record segments of 1,638 characters each. Records in Parts 60, 66, 69, 75, and 78 consist of 3,438 characters and have two record segments of 1,719 characters each. (2) SAS and SPSS data definition statements are for all parts except for Puerto Rico and outlying areas. (3) The codebooks are provided by ICPSR as Portable Document Format (PDF) files. 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.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-28
- 2002-09-19 SAS and SPSS data definition statements were added to the collection.
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