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Intercensal Estimates of the Population of Counties by Age, Sex, and Race [United States]: 1970-1980 (ICPSR 8384)

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


This data collection contains intercensal estimates of the resident population of all counties in the United States by age, sex, and race. Figures were gathered annually on July 1 from 1971 to 1979 and are included here along with Census counts for 1970 and 1980. These estimates are for five-year age groups to age 85 and over for the total white and Black population, by sex. The records are arranged by county within each state.

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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. INTERCENSAL ESTIMATES OF THE POPULATION OF COUNTIES BY AGE, SEX, AND RACE [UNITED STATES]: 1970-1980. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1984. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000.

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    age, census data, counties, demographic characteristics, ethnicity, gender, population characteristics, population estimates, race

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1970--1980

Date of Collection:   

  • 1970--1980

Universe:    All persons recorded in the 1970 and 1980 Censuses of Population and Housing.

Data Type(s):    census/enumeration data

Data Collection Notes:

The codebook is provided by ICPSR 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 the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.


Data Source:

1970 and 1980 Censuses of Population and Housing


Original ICPSR Release:   1985-12-20

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