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Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States]: Summary Tape File 1B (ICPSR 9688)

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Summary:

This collection provides 100-percent data for states and their subareas in hierarchical sequence down to the block level. Also included are complete summaries for places, census tract/block numbering areas, block groups, consolidated cities, Alaska Native Regional Corporation, state portion of Metropolitan Statistical Area/Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA/CMSA), and state portion of Urbanized Area. Population items include age, race, sex, marital status, Hispanic origin, household type, and household relationship. Population items are crosstabulated by age, race, Hispanic origin, or sex. Housing items include occupancy/vacancy status, tenure, units in structure, contract rent, meals included in rent, value, and number of rooms in housing unit. Housing data are crosstabulated by race or Hispanic origin of householder or by tenure. Selected aggregates and medians are also provided. Data are presented in 37 population tables and 63 housing tables.

Series: Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States] Series

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DS36:  New York Main Data File - Download All Files (2,549 MB) large dataset
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DS37:  North Carolina Main Data File - Download All Files (1,723.3 MB) large dataset
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DS38:  North Dakota Main Data File - Download All Files (538.3 MB) large dataset
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DS39:  Ohio Main Data File - Download All Files (2,251.1 MB) large dataset
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DS42:  Pennsylvania Main Data File - Download All Files (2,731 MB) large dataset
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DS44:  Rhode Island Main Data File - Download All Files (185 MB) large dataset
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DS45:  South Carolina Main Data File - Download All Files (980.5 MB) large dataset
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DS46:  South Dakota Main Data File - Download All Files (496.5 MB) large dataset
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DS47:  Tennessee Main Data File - Download All Files (1,242.4 MB) large dataset
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DS48:  Texas Main Data File - Download All Files (3,884.8 MB) large dataset
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DS49:  Utah Main Data File - Download All Files (316.6 MB) large dataset
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DS50:  Vermont Main Data File - Download All Files (185.3 MB) large dataset
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DS51:  Virginia Main Data File - Download All Files (1,144.4 MB) large dataset
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DS53:  Washington Main Data File - Download All Files (992.4 MB) large dataset
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DS54:  West Virginia Main Data File - Download All Files (520.9 MB) large dataset
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DS55:  Wisconsin Main Data File - Download All Files (1,510.5 MB) large dataset
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DS56:  Wyoming Main Data File - Download All Files (207.8 MB) large dataset
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DS72:  Puerto Rico Main Data File - Download All Files (252.3 MB) large dataset
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DS82:  SPSS Data Definition Statements for Main Data Files - Download All Files (2.6 MB)
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DS83:  SAS Data Definition Statements for Main Data Files - Download All Files (2.6 MB)
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DS84:  SPSS Data Definition Statements for Geographic Header Files - Download All Files (2.4 MB)
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DS101:  Alabama Geographic Header File - Download All Files (54.6 MB)
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DS102:  Alaska Geographic Header File - Download All Files (8.1 MB)
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DS104:  Arizona Geographic Header File - Download All Files (34.1 MB)
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DS105:  Arkansas Geographic Header File - Download All Files (45.1 MB)
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DS106:  California Geographic Header File - Download All Files (129.7 MB)
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DS108:  Colorado Geographic Header File - Download All Files (38.4 MB)
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DS109:  Connecticut Geographic Header File - Download All Files (18.6 MB)
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DS110:  Delaware Geographic Header File - Download All Files (7.2 MB)
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DS111:  District of Columbia Geographic Header File - Download All Files (4.1 MB)
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DS112:  Florida Geographic Header File - Download All Files (97.3 MB)
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DS113:  Georgia Geographic Header File - Download All Files (64.2 MB)
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DS115:  Hawaii Geographic Header File - Download All Files (6.8 MB)
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DS116:  Idaho Geographic Header File - Download All Files (20.2 MB)
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DS117:  Illinois Geographic Header File - Download All Files (98.2 MB)
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DS118:  Indiana Geographic Header File - Download All Files (63.1 MB)
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DS119:  Iowa Geographic Header File - Download All Files (51.3 MB)
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DS120:  Kansas Geographic Header File - Download All Files (53.8 MB)
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DS121:  Kentucky Geographic Header File - Download All Files (41.5 MB)
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DS122:  Louisiana Geographic Header File - Download All Files (47.1 MB)
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DS123:  Maine Geographic Header File - Download All Files (18.6 MB)
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DS124:  Maryland Geographic Header File - Download All Files (26.8 MB)
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DS125:  Massachusetts Geographic Header File - Download All Files (35.4 MB)
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DS126:  Michigan Geographic Header File - Download All Files (78.8 MB)
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DS127:  Minnesota Geographic Header File - Download All Files (59.1 MB)
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DS128:  Mississippi Geographic Header File - Download All Files (39.2 MB)
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DS129:  Missouri Geographic Header File - Download All Files (67.4 MB)
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DS130:  Montana Geographic Header File - Download All Files (21 MB)
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DS131:  Nebraska Geographic Header File - Download All Files (37.6 MB)
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DS132:  Nevada Geographic Header File - Download All Files (12.2 MB)
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DS133:  New Hampshire Geographic Header File - Download All Files (13 MB)
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DS134:  New Jersey Geographic Header File - Download All Files (42.7 MB)
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DS135:  New Mexico Geographic Header File - Download All Files (26.5 MB)
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DS136:  New York Geographic Header File - Download All Files (91.8 MB)
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DS137:  North Carolina Geographic Header File - Download All Files (73 MB)
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DS138:  North Dakota Geographic Header File - Download All Files (30 MB)
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DS139:  Ohio Geographic Header File - Download All Files (83.4 MB)
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DS140:  Oklahoma Geographic Header File - Download All Files (52.2 MB)
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DS141:  Oregon Geographic Header File - Download All Files (34.5 MB)
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DS142:  Pennsylvania Geographic Header File - Download All Files (101.6 MB)
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DS144:  Rhode Island Geographic Header File - Download All Files (8.5 MB)
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DS145:  South Carolina Geographic Header File - Download All Files (44.8 MB)
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DS146:  South Dakota Geographic Header File - Download All Files (25.3 MB)
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DS147:  Tennessee Geographic Header File - Download All Files (54.6 MB)
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DS148:  Texas Geographic Header File - Download All Files (162.8 MB) large dataset
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DS149:  Utah Geographic Header File - Download All Files (16.8 MB)
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DS150:  Vermont Geographic Header File - Download All Files (9.6 MB)
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DS151:  Virginia Geographic Header File - Download All Files (48.2 MB)
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DS153:  Washington Geographic Header File - Download All Files (43 MB)
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DS154:  West Virginia Geographic Header File - Download All Files (25.2 MB)
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DS155:  Wisconsin Geographic Header File - Download All Files (61.1 MB)
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DS156:  Wyoming Geographic Header File - Download All Files (18.6 MB)
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DS172:  Puerto Rico Geographic Header File - Download All Files (20.1 MB)
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Study Description

Citation

U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING, 1990 [UNITED STATES]: SUMMARY TAPE FILE 1B. ICPSR09688-v2. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1991. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-05-30. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09688.v2

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   age, census data, census regions, demographic characteristics, ethnicity, Hispanic origins, household composition, housing, housing conditions, population, population characteristics, race, 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, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Puerto Rico, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington

Time Period:  

  • 1990

Date of Collection:  

  • 1990

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

Data Types:   census data

Data Collection Notes:

This collection (STF 1B) provides two types of files for each state: a main file and a geographic header file. The latter contains only geographic identification information for all areas summarized in STF 1B and includes records for blocks that have population and housing unit counts of zero. Blocks containing no persons or housing units are NOT included in the main file for each state.

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

Version(s)

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Version History:

  • 2008-05-30 Data were added for Puerto Rico (Parts 72 and 172) which includes data and data dictionary.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 158 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 157 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 88 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 87 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 86 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.

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