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Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Master Area Reference File (MARF) (ICPSR 8039)

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This file is an extract of Summary Tape File 1A from the 1980 Census. It contains numeric codes and names of geographic areas plus selected complete-count population, provisional population counts by race and Hispanic origin, the number of families, and the number of persons in group quarters. Also included are the number of one-person households, the total number of housing units, the number of occupied housing units, and the number of owner-occupied housing units. There are 51 files, one for each state and the District of Columbia. The format for each of the files is identical. The number of records varies by state.

Series: Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States] Series

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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Master Area Reference File (MARF). ICPSR08039-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1982. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08039.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, counties, demographic characteristics, ethnic groups, ethnicity, families, Hispanic or Latino Americans, household composition, households, housing, housing units, metropolitan statistical areas, population, race, states (USA)

Geographic Coverage:   Alabama, Alaska, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (state), North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Time Period:  

  • 1980

Date of Collection:  

  • 1980

Universe:   All persons and housing units in the United States.

Data Types:   census/enumeration data

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 90 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 90 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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