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Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Public Use Microdata Sample (B Sample): 1-Percent Sample (ICPSR 8170) RSS

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Summary:

The Public Use Microdata Samples (PUMS) contain person- and household-level information from the "long-form" questionnaires distributed to a sample of the population enumerated in the 1980 Census. The B Sample containing 1-percent data, consists of a file for each state and an additional file for households and persons residing in metropolitan areas that are too small to be separately identified and/or that cross state boundaries. The B Sample defines Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs) and county groups differently than in the A Sample [CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING, 1980 [UNITED STATES]: PUBLIC USE MICRODATA SAMPLE (A SAMPLE): 5-PERCENT SAMPLE (ICPSR 8101)]. Most states cannot be identified in their entirety. Household-level variables include housing tenure, year structure was built, number and types of rooms in dwelling, plumbing facilities, heating equipment, taxes and mortgage costs, number of children, and household and family income. The person record, in addition to containing demographic items such as sex, age, marital status, race, Spanish origin, income, occupation, transportation to work, and education.

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

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  Alabama - Download All Files (34,962 KB)
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DS2:  Alaska - Download All Files (25,877 KB)
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DS4:  Arizona - Download All Files (32,138 KB)
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DS5:  Arkansas - Download All Files (30,286 KB)
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DS6:  California - Download All Files (88,374 KB)
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DS8:  Colorado - Download All Files (32,640 KB)
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DS9:  Connecticut - Download All Files (32,452 KB)
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DS10:  Delaware - Download All Files (26,365 KB)
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DS11:  District of Columbia - Download All Files (26,565 KB)
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DS12:  Florida - Download All Files (51,965 KB)
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DS13:  Georgia - Download All Files (38,727 KB)
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DS15:  Hawaii - Download All Files (27,306 KB)
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DS16:  Idaho - Download All Files (27,307 KB)
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DS17:  Illinois - Download All Files (54,496 KB)
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DS18:  Indiana - Download All Files (38,642 KB)
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DS19:  Iowa - Download All Files (31,696 KB)
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DS20:  Kansas - Download All Files (31,232 KB)
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DS21:  Kentucky - Download All Files (33,534 KB)
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DS22:  Louisiana - Download All Files (35,842 KB)
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DS23:  Maine - Download All Files (27,850 KB)
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DS24:  Maryland - Download All Files (35,494 KB)
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DS25:  Massachusetts - Download All Files (38,582 KB)
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DS26:  Michigan - Download All Files (49,518 KB)
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DS27:  Minnesota - Download All Files (34,352 KB)
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DS28:  Mississippi - Download All Files (31,264 KB)
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DS29:  Missouri - Download All Files (38,120 KB)
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DS30:  Montana - Download All Files (26,741 KB)
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DS31:  Nebraska - Download All Files (28,553 KB)
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DS32:  Nevada - Download All Files (26,950 KB)
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DS33:  New Hampshire - Download All Files (26,805 KB)
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DS34:  New Jersey - Download All Files (43,888 KB)
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DS35:  New Mexico - Download All Files (28,005 KB)
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DS36:  New York - Download All Files (71,665 KB)
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DS37:  North Carolina - Download All Files (40,532 KB)
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DS38:  North Dakota - Download All Files (25,916 KB)
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DS39:  Ohio - Download All Files (52,641 KB)
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DS40:  Oklahoma - Download All Files (32,835 KB)
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DS41:  Oregon - Download All Files (31,962 KB)
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DS42:  Pennsylvania - Download All Files (56,303 KB)
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DS44:  Rhode Island - Download All Files (26,585 KB)
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DS45:  South Carolina - Download All Files (33,090 KB)
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DS46:  South Dakota - Download All Files (26,650 KB)
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DS47:  Tennessee - Download All Files (36,653 KB)
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DS48:  Texas - Download All Files (62,595 KB)
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DS49:  Utah - Download All Files (28,523 KB)
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DS50:  Vermont - Download All Files (26,210 KB)
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DS51:  Virginia - Download All Files (38,449 KB)
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DS53:  Washington - Download All Files (36,042 KB)
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DS54:  West Virginia - Download All Files (29,125 KB)
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DS55:  Wisconsin - Download All Files (36,986 KB)
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DS56:  Wyoming - Download All Files (25,837 KB)
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DS77:  County Group Equivalency File--Geographic Area Identification for Samples A and B - Download All Files (25,174 KB)
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DS78:  County Group Equivalency File--Print File, "A" Sample County Groups - Download All Files (26,201 KB)
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DS79:  County Group Equivalency File--Print File, "B" Sample County Groups - Download All Files (26,398 KB)
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DS99:  State File - Download All Files (40,995 KB)
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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Public Use Microdata Sample (B Sample): 1-Percent Sample. ICPSR8170-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research[distributor], 1994. doi:10.3886/ICPSR8170.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, demographic characteristics, household composition, housing, housing conditions, housing units, population, 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:  

  • 1980-04-01

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

Data Types:   census/enumeration data

Data Collection Notes:

The household and person records in each data file have a logical record length of 193 characters, but the number of records varies with each file.

Methodology

Sample:   The B Sample is a stratified sample of households that received the "long-form" questionnaire in the 1980 Census. It comprises 1 percent of all households enumerated in the Census.

Data Source:

self-enumerated forms

Version(s)

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 81 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 80 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 81 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 80 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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