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Census of Population and Housing 1980 [United States]: 1970-Pre 1980 Tract Relationships (ICPSR 7913)

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


This data collection presents information on the general comparability between the Census tracts in 1970 and the pre-1980 Census tracts, which were identified in late 1978 and used in enumerating the 1980 Census. The file provides state, county, and tract codes for 1970 and pre-1980. In addition, it has the number of pre-1980 Census tracts with territory in common with the 1970 tracts, and the number of 1970 tracts with territory in common with the pre-1980 tracts. All tracted areas in the United States are covered.

Series: Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States] Series

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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING 1980 [UNITED STATES]: 1970-PRE 1980 TRACT RELATIONSHIPS. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1981. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2001. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07913.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07913.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    census data, census tract level, censuses, demographic characteristics, household composition, housing, housing units, housing conditions, population

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1970--1978

Universe:    All areas in the United States that were tracted in 1970 and in the 1978 preparation for the 1980 Census.

Data Type(s):    administrative records 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:

Bureau of the Census records


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-06-28


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