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Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States]: Summary Statistic File 1B [First Count] (ICPSR 8122)

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These data from the "100 percent" items in the 1970 Census comprise population and housing characteristics such as age, race, sex, marital status, occupancy/vacancy status of housing units, housing tenure, number of housing units in structure, number of rooms in housing units, value of housing, contract rent, and the presence of telephones, plumbing, and complete kitchen facilities. These characteristics are reported for states, counties, Minor Civil Divisions or Census County Divisions, places, and Congressional Districts. The data are in DUALabs, Inc. compressed format and require the use of special software.

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 1B [First Count]. ICPSR08122-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1996. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08122.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, citizenship, counties, demographic characteristics, education, employment, ethnicity, household composition, housing, housing conditions, housing units, income, metropolitan statistical areas, occupational status, occupations, population, population characteristics

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:  

  • 1970

Date of Collection:  

  • 1970

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

Data Types:   census/enumeration data, survey data

Data Collection Notes:

2010-11-19 DS8: New Jersey was removed from the collection because the data file was incomplete.

The number of cases varies by state.

The codebook (Part 52) comprises 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 "First Count Summary Tape, File B."

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 52 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 52 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 1997-02-13 An electronic codebook in PDF format has been added as Part 52

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