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Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States]: Summary Tape File 2B (ICPSR 9848)

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

Summary:

This data collection provides detailed tabulations of 100-percent data items from the 1990 Census of Population and Housing. These tabulations are presented for states, counties, places with 1,000 or more persons, county subdivisions with 1,000 or more persons (selected states), county subdivisions with fewer than 1,000 persons in Metropolitan Statistical Areas/Consolidated MSAs (MSAs/CMSAs) (selected states), and state and county portions of Native American and Alaskan Native areas. Population items include age, race, sex, marital status, Hispanic origin, household type, and household relationship. Housing items include occupancy/vacancy status, tenure, units in structure, contract rent, meals included in rent, value, and number of rooms in housing unit. Crosstabulations include variables such as single year of age by sex, tenure by age of householder, age by group quarters, aggregate value by units in structure, and tenure by number of nonrelatives. The dataset contains both "A" and "B" records. "A" records are provided for each summary level in a geographic area, and are repeated for each geographic component. "B" records repeat the same data for each summary level/geographic component combination, but are tabulated for each of 34 categories of race and Hispanic origin.

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

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Dataset(s)

DS1:  Alabama - Download All Files (170.856 MB) large file
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DS2:  Alaska - Download All Files (100.527 MB)
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DS4:  Arizona - Download All Files (87.194 MB)
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DS5:  Arkansas - Download All Files (244.582 MB) large file
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DS6:  California - Download All Files (465.639 MB) large file
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DS8:  Colorado - Download All Files (124.465 MB)
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DS9:  Connecticut - Download All Files (149.354 MB)
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DS10:  Delaware - Download All Files (28.912 MB)
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DS11:  District of Columbia - Download All Files (4.337 MB)
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DS12:  Florida - Download All Files (309.927 MB) large file
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DS13:  Georgia - Download All Files (266.845 MB) large file
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DS15:  Hawaii - Download All Files (59.277 MB)
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DS16:  Idaho - Download All Files (83.048 MB)
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DS17:  Illinois - Download All Files (468.724 MB) large file
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DS18:  Indiana - Download All Files (289.822 MB) large file
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DS19:  Iowa - Download All Files (288.157 MB) large file
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DS20:  Kansas - Download All Files (263.771 MB) large file
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DS21:  Kentucky - Download All Files (185.608 MB) large file
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DS22:  Louisiana - Download All Files (232.088 MB) large file
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DS23:  Maine - Download All Files (182.233 MB) large file
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DS24:  Maryland - Download All Files (169.057 MB) large file
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DS25:  Massachusetts - Download All Files (274.645 MB) large file
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DS26:  Michigan - Download All Files (719.964 MB) large file
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DS27:  Minnesota - Download All Files (553.045 MB) large file
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DS28:  Mississippi - Download All Files (157.009 MB) large file
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DS29:  Missouri - Download All Files (328.948 MB) large file
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DS30:  Montana - Download All Files (85.071 MB)
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DS31:  Nebraska - Download All Files (181.428 MB) large file
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DS32:  Nevada - Download All Files (53.767 MB)
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DS33:  New Hampshire - Download All Files (121.179 MB)
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DS34:  New Jersey - Download All Files (464.846 MB) large file
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DS35:  New Mexico - Download All Files (92.502 MB)
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DS36:  New York - Download All Files (699.403 MB) large file
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DS37:  North Carolina - Download All Files (349.154 MB) large file
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DS38:  North Dakota - Download All Files (155.813 MB) large file
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DS39:  Ohio - Download All Files (493.299 MB) large file
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DS40:  Oklahoma - Download All Files (185.261 MB) large file
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DS41:  Oregon - Download All Files (138.748 MB)
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DS42:  Pennsylvania - Download All Files (1082.341 MB) large file
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DS44:  Rhode Island - Download All Files (43.72 MB)
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DS45:  South Carolina - Download All Files (142.838 MB)
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DS46:  South Dakota - Download All Files (148.974 MB)
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DS47:  Tennessee - Download All Files (191.576 MB) large file
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DS48:  Texas - Download All Files (482.627 MB) large file
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DS49:  Utah - Download All Files (80.723 MB)
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DS50:  Vermont - Download All Files (100.806 MB)
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DS51:  Virginia - Download All Files (242.906 MB) large file
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DS53:  Washington - Download All Files (205.814 MB) large file
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DS54:  West Virginia - Download All Files (114.809 MB)
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DS55:  Wisconsin - Download All Files (547.401 MB) large file
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DS56:  Wyoming - Download All Files (44.536 MB)
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DS72:  Puerto Rico - Download All Files (65.085 MB)
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DS80:  Data Dictionary for All Parts Except Puerto Rico
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DS81:  Codebook for All Parts Except Puerto Rico
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DS82:  SPSS Data Definition Statements for All Parts Except Puerto Rico - Download All Files (0.421 MB)
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DS83:  SAS Data Definition Statements for All Parts Except Puerto Rico - Download All Files (0.432 MB)
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DS84:  User Notes 3-5 and Technical Notes 2-12 (March 1992-December 1993) - Download All Files (0.145 MB)
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DS85:  User Notes 6-7 and Technical Note 13 (September 1993) - Download All Files (0.094 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 2B. 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], 2000-02-01. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09848.v1

Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09848.v1

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http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/files/ICPSR/datacatalog.json
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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, census regions, demographic characteristics, ethnicity, Hispanic origins, household composition, housing, housing conditions, 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, 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:

(1) The data for Part 72, Puerto Rico, are structured differently than the data for the state files. There are no "A" and "B" records, nor categories for race or Hispanic origin. There are tables for condominium ownership, occupancy, and value. The tables for rent amounts do not include meals. There are 25 population tables and 63 housing tables for Puerto Rico. (2) The codebook for the state data is in ASCII text format, and the codebook for Puerto Rico is provided as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

Version(s)

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Version History:

  • 2000-02-01 Part 72, Puerto Rico, has been added to the collection, with a corresponding data dictionary, codebook, and SAS and SPSS data definition statements.

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