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Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States]: Summary Statistic File 4C -- Population [Fourth Count] (ICPSR 8107)

Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census

Summary:

These data are from the 20-, 15-, and 5-percent samples of the 1970 United States Census of Population and Housing, and contain tabulations of population characteristics such as education, occupation, income, citizenship, and vocational training. Twenty selected geographic summary areas -- including states, counties, standard metropolitan statistical areas, urbanized areas, and places -- constitute the units of observation. Separate tallies are shown for whites, Blacks, Hispanic American (referred to as Spanish Americans in the 1970 Census), and the total population.

Series: Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States] Series

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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States]: Summary Statistic File 4C -- Population [Fourth Count]. ICPSR08107-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08107.v2

Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08107.v2

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http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/icpsrweb/ICPSR/8107/terms

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, citizenship, counties, education, income, metropolitan statistical areas, occupations, population, population characteristics, states (USA), urban areas, vocational education

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, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Time Period:  

  • 1970

Date of Collection:  

  • 1970

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

Data Types:   census/enumeration data

Data Collection Notes:

The number of cases (summary areas) varies by state. For the entire United States, there are about 13,000 summary areas. Each case comprises up to 64 records and has a maximum of 14,788 variables.

The data were provided to ICPSR by the Center of Demography and Ecology at the University of Wisconsin.

Part numbers correspond to FIPS codes of states and are not consecutive.

The codebook, Part 70, Codebook for All Parts, consists of Parts 1 and 2 of the 1970 Census Users' Guide published by the Bureau of the Census.

In the 1970 Census Users' Guide, this data collection is named "Fourth Count Population Summary Tape, File C."

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

Version(s)

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 70 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 70 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2001-03-27 The data for this collection, previously available only in DUALabs format, are now available as ASCII files. Also the parts have been renumbered according to state FIPS codes.
  • 1997-02-13 An electronic codebook in PDF format has been added as Part 52.

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