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State and Metropolitan Area Data Book [United States]: 1982 (ICPSR 8187)

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


This collection is composed of two files, a State File (Part 1) and a Metropolitan Area File (Part 2), both of which contain statistics gathered from approximately 70 government and private agencies. The State File contains variables on population, households, vital statistics, health, education, crime, social insurance and welfare, housing, land use, labor force and unions, income, utilities, banking, elections, and veterans. Data are available for all states and the District of Columbia, the United States, and Census regions and divisions. The Metropolitan Area File covers the same general topics as the State File. Data are available for the United States, all Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs), Standard Consolidated Statistical Areas (SCSAs), and metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas.

Series: State and Metropolitan Area Data Book [United States] Series

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
DS1:  State File - Download All Files (8.951 MB)
DS2:  Metropolitan Area File - Download All Files (11.292 MB)

Study Description


United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. State and Metropolitan Area Data Book [United States]: 1982. ICPSR08187-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08187.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08187.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    banking, cities, crime, demographic statistics, economic indicators, education, elections, health, housing, income, labor force, labor unions, metropolitan areas, population characteristics, public utilities, social welfare, states (USA), statistical data, urban areas, veterans

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1982

Universe:    The universe varies from item to item within the files, e.g., all persons, all housing units, all local governments.

Data Type(s):    aggregate data

Data Collection Notes:

Part 1, the State File, consists of 65 cases with record lengths of 22,572 characters. Each case is divided into 12 record segments of 1,881 characters.


Data Source:

government and private agency data


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-07-12

Version History:

  • 2006-01-18 File CB8187.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

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