Principal Investigator(s): United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
This data collection contains information from the SURVEY OF INCOME AND EDUCATION, 1976 (ICPSR 7634), conducted during the months of April through July of 1976 by the Bureau of the Census for the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. The survey served as a supplement to the yearly Current Population Survey and was conducted to obtain reliable state-by-state data on the numbers of children in local areas with family incomes below the federal poverty level. The information was used to facilitate Title 1 of the Elementary and Secondary Education Act by the Department of Health, Education, and Welfare. The survey includes questions used in the Current Population Survey and also contains additional exclusive questions covering school enrollment, disability, health insurance, bilingualism, food stamp recipiency, assets, and housing costs. This extract was made from the SURVEY OF INCOME AND EDUCATION, 1976: RECTANGULAR FILE (ICPSR 7919) and includes only those persons who specified their ethnicity as either Mexican American, Chicano, Mexican, Mexicano, Puerto Rican, Cuban, Central or South American, or other Spanish. Those who said they were born in Puerto Rico, Cuba, or Mexico were also included. The collection was provided to ICPSR by the National Chicano Research Network which was located at the Survey Research Center of the Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.
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United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Survey of Income and Education, 1976: Hispanic Extract. ICPSR07916-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07916.v1
Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07916.v1
Scope of Study
Subject Terms: bilingualism, census data, children, civil rights, disabilities, education, enrollments, ethnicity, families, family income, financial assets, food programs, health insurance, Hispanic or Latino Americans, households, housing costs, immigrants, income, jobs, Mexican Americans, migrants, minorities, occupational mobility, poverty, public assistance programs, school age children, social services, socioeconomic status, 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, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
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Universe: All occupied housing units, most vacant units, and group quarters such as rooming houses, communes, military installations, religious group quarters, college dormitories, and agricultural workers' quarters.
Data Types: survey data
Sample: The sample consisted of 51 state samples in almost 1,000 sampling areas.
Original ICPSR Release: 1984-06-28
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