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Annual Housing Survey, 1974 [United States]: SMSA Files (ICPSR 7978) RSS

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Summary:

This data collection provides information on the characteristics of the housing inventory in 18 Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs). Data include year the structure was built, type and number of living quarters, occupancy status, presence of commercial establishments on the property, presence of a garage, and property value. Additional data focus on kitchen and plumbing facilities, type of heating fuel used, source of water, sewage disposal, and heating and air conditioning equipment. Information about housing expenses includes mortgage or rent payments, utility costs, garbage collection fees, property insurance, real estate taxes, and repairs, additions, or alterations to the property. Similar data are provided for housing units previously occupied by respondents who had recently moved. Indicators of housing and neighborhood quality are also supplied. Housing quality variables include privacy of bedrooms, condition of kitchen facilities, basement or roof leakage, presence of cracks or holes in walls, ceilings, or floor, reliability of plumbing and heating equipment, and concealed electrical wiring. The presence of storm doors and windows and insulation was also noted. Neighborhood quality variables indicate presence of and objection to street noise, odors, crime, litter, and rundown and abandoned structures, as well as the adequacy of street lighting, public transportation, public parks, schools, shopping facilities, and police and fire protection. In addition to housing characteristics, demographic data including sex, age, race, Hispanic origin, and length of residence, are available for the household head. The number of persons living in the household is also provided.

Series: American Housing Survey Series

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
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DS1:  Minneapolis, Minnesota - Download All Files (6,769 KB)
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DS2:  Newark, New Jersey - Download All Files (6,771 KB)
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DS3:  Orlando, Florida - Download All Files (6,749 KB)
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DS4:  Phoenix, Arizona - Download All Files (6,802 KB)
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DS5:  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Download All Files (6,840 KB)
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DS6:  Boston, Massachusetts - Download All Files (10,603 KB)
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DS7:  Detroit, Michigan - Download All Files (10,664 KB)
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DS8:  Anaheim, California - Download All Files (6,846 KB)
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DS9:  Albany, New York - Download All Files (6,831 KB)
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DS10:  Dallas, Texas - Download All Files (6,794 KB)
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DS11:  Fort Worth, Texas - Download All Files (6,830 KB)
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DS12:  Memphis, Tennessee - Download All Files (6,713 KB)
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DS13:  Salt Lake City, Utah - Download All Files (6,845 KB)
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DS14:  Spokane, Washington - Download All Files (6,815 KB)
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DS15:  Tacoma, Washington - Download All Files (6,828 KB)
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DS16:  Wichita, Kansas - Download All Files (6,833 KB)
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DS17:  Los Angeles, California - Download All Files (10,711 KB)
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DS18:  Washington, DC - Download All Files (10,448 KB)
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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Annual Housing Survey, 1974 [United States]: SMSA Files. ICPSR07978-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1982. doi:10.3886/ICPSR07978.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   home ownership, housing, housing conditions, housing costs, housing occupancy, housing units, income, Metropolitan Statistical Areas, municipal services, neighborhood conditions, property insurance, property taxes, property values, relocation, rental housing, utility rates

Geographic Coverage:   Albany (New York), Anaheim, Arizona, Boston, California, Dallas, Detroit, District of Columbia, Florida, Fort Worth, Kansas, Los Angeles, Massachusetts, Memphis, Michigan, Minneapolis, Minnesota, New Jersey, New York (state), Newark, Orlando, Pennsylvania, Phoenix, Pittsburgh, Salt Lake City, Spokane, Tacoma, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Washington, Wichita

Time Period:  

  • 1974

Date of Collection:  

  • 1974-04--1975-03

Universe:   Housing units in the following 18 SMSAs: Minneapolis, Minnesota, Newark, New Jersey, Orlando, Florida, Phoenix, Arizona, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, Boston, Massachusetts, Detroit, Michigan, Anaheim, California, Albany, New York, Dallas, Texas, Fort Worth, Texas, Memphis, Tennessee, Salt Lake City, Utah, Spokane, Washington, Wichita, Kansas, Los Angeles, California, and Washington, DC.

Data Types:   survey data

Methodology

Sample:   Multistage, stratified, probability sample.

Data Source:

personal interviews

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB7978.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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