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Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 55, [1984] (ICPSR 8346) RSS

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Summary:

Each geographic entity listed in this collection is identified by a unique two-character state code and a five-character numeric place code. Areas of the United States covered are the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and all outlying territories with significant self-administration (American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Virgin Islands). An exhaustive list is included of incorporated places, census designated places (CDPs), primary county divisions, recognized Indian reservations, and Alaska Native villages and counties. The listing also includes unincorporated places, military bases, national parks, airports, and ground transportation points. The two-character class code distinguishes over 70 entity types. Each entity is identified by the county or counties in which it is located. All categories and military bases are identified by congressional district and, in most cases, by standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSAs). Incorporated places, CDPs, and Indian and Alaska Native areas are cross-referenced to United States Bureau of the Census files. In addition, ZIP codes are provided for all post offices.

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Dataset(s)

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
Documentation:
DS1:  Alabama - Download All Files (684 KB)
DS2:  Alaska - Download All Files (306 KB)
DS4:  Arizona - Download All Files (334 KB)
DS5:  Arkansas - Download All Files (694 KB)
DS6:  California - Download All Files (902 KB)
DS8:  Colorado - Download All Files (417 KB)
DS9:  Connecticut - Download All Files (337 KB)
DS10:  Delaware - Download All Files (261 KB)
DS11:  District of Columbia - Download All Files (195 KB)
DS12:  Florida - Download All Files (633 KB)
DS13:  Georgia - Download All Files (683 KB)
DS15:  Hawaii - Download All Files (253 KB)
DS16:  Idaho - Download All Files (336 KB)
DS17:  Illinois - Download All Files (1,042 KB)
DS18:  Indiana - Download All Files (785 KB)
DS19:  Iowa - Download All Files (649 KB)
DS20:  Kansas - Download All Files (614 KB)
DS21:  Kentucky - Download All Files (874 KB)
DS22:  Louisiana - Download All Files (549 KB)
DS23:  Maine - Download All Files (525 KB)
DS24:  Maryland - Download All Files (656 KB)
DS25:  Massachusetts - Download All Files (465 KB)
DS26:  Michigan - Download All Files (748 KB)
DS27:  Minnesota - Download All Files (707 KB)
DS28:  Mississippi - Download All Files (520 KB)
DS29:  Missouri - Download All Files (780 KB)
DS30:  Montana - Download All Files (353 KB)
DS31:  Nebraska - Download All Files (482 KB)
DS32:  Nevada - Download All Files (244 KB)
DS33:  New Hampshire - Download All Files (310 KB)
DS34:  New Jersey - Download All Files (528 KB)
DS35:  New Mexico - Download All Files (352 KB)
DS36:  New York - Download All Files (1,057 KB)
DS37:  North Carolina - Download All Files (828 KB)
DS38:  North Dakota - Download All Files (485 KB)
DS39:  Ohio - Download All Files (987 KB)
DS40:  Oklahoma - Download All Files (450 KB)
DS41:  Oregon - Download All Files (424 KB)
DS42:  Pennsylvania - Download All Files (1,557 KB)
DS44:  Rhode Island - Download All Files (237 KB)
DS45:  South Carolina - Download All Files (466 KB)
DS46:  South Dakota - Download All Files (439 KB)
DS47:  Tennessee - Download All Files (763 KB)
DS48:  Texas - Download All Files (1,121 KB)
DS49:  Utah - Download All Files (299 KB)
DS50:  Vermont - Download All Files (324 KB)
DS51:  Virginia - Download All Files (931 KB)
DS53:  Washington - Download All Files (504 KB)
DS54:  West Virginia - Download All Files (693 KB)
DS55:  Wisconsin - Download All Files (654 KB)
DS56:  Wyoming - Download All Files (263 KB)
DS60:  American Samoa - Download All Files (194 KB)
DS66:  Guam - Download All Files (195 KB)
DS69:  Northern Mariana Islands - Download All Files (181 KB)
DS72:  Puerto Rico - Download All Files (441 KB)
DS75:  Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands - Download All Files (202 KB)
DS78:  Virgin Islands - Download All Files (191 KB)

Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) 55, [1984]. ICPSR8346-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research[distributor], 2011-07-29. doi:10.3886/ICPSR8346.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census county divisions, Census Designated Places, congressional districts, FIPS, FIPS codes, metropolitan statistical areas, states (USA), zip code areas

Geographic Coverage:   Alabama, Alaska, American Samoa, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Idaho, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Marshall Islands, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Micronesia (Federated States), Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York (state), North Carolina, North Dakota, Northern Mariana Islands, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Palau, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands of the United States, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming

Time Period:  

  • 1984

Date of Collection:  

  • 1984

Universe:   The 50 states, the District of Columbia, and all outlying territories with significant self-administration in 1984 (American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, Puerto Rico, Trust Territory of the Pacific Islands, and the Virgin Islands).

Data Types:   administrative records data

Methodology

Extent of Processing:  ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.

Version(s)

Original ICPSR Release:  

Version History:

  • 2011-07-29 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 79 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 79 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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