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Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Congressional District Equivalency File (99th Congress) (ICPSR 8404)

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


Congressional districts of the 99th Congress are matched to census geographic areas in this file. The areas used are those from the 1980 census. Each record contains geographic data, a congressional district code, and the total 1980 population count. Ten states were redistricted for the 99th Congress: California, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Washington. The data for the other 40 states and the District of Columbia are identical to that for the 98th Congress.

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]: CONGRESSIONAL DISTRICT EQUIVALENCY FILE (99TH CONGRESS). Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1985. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1986. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08404.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08404.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    census data, congressional districts, population size

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1985--1987

Universe:    50 states and the District of Columbia.

Data Collection Notes:

The technical documentation supplied by the Census Bureau lists this dataset as having a logical record length of 80 characters. The record length is actually 100, but the last 20 characters are padded with blanks.



Original ICPSR Release:   1986-04-28

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