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Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States]: Summary Statistic File 4A -- Housing [Fourth Count] (ICPSR 8126) RSS

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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 housing characteristics such as housing value, number of housing units in structure, number of rooms in housing unit, year structure was built, occupancy/vacancy status, tenure, rent, type of heating fuel, source of water, and presence of an air conditioner and other home appliances. The unit of observation for these data files is the census tract. There is one file for each of 48 states and the District of Columbia. The Census Bureau did not issue data for Vermont and Wyoming because these two states were not tracted in 1970.

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 4A -- Housing [Fourth Count]. ICPSR8126-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research[distributor], 2001. doi:10.3886/ICPSR8126.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, census tract level, demographic characteristics, ethnicity, household composition, housing, housing conditions, housing costs, housing occupancy, housing units, population, population characteristics, 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, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, 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 tracts (cases) varies by state. For the entire United States, there are approximately 35,000 tracts. Each case comprises up to 37 records and has a maximum of 7,236 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 Housing Summary Tape, File A."

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

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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.

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