Census of Governments, 1962 and 1967 (ICPSR 17)

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United States. Bureau of the Census

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https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00017.v2

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  • V2 [2018-08-29]
  • V1 [2005-12-22] unpublished

This study contains economic and employment data at the county level for states and local governments in the United States in 1962 and 1967. Data are provided on total population, land area, general revenues, number of municipalities and local governments of all types, number of public school districts, and number of employees of local governments. Information is also provided on educational payrolls of local governments, average earnings of full-time teachers, water supply revenues and expenditures of local governments, local government general expenditures on public welfare, highways, health and hospitals, police and fire protection, natural resources, and urban renewal, long-term general debt outstanding of local schools and local governments, and per capita intergovernmental revenues and expenditures.

United States. Bureau of the Census. Census of Governments, 1962 and 1967. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2018-08-29. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00017.v2

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State

Users are reminded that these data are to be used solely for statistical analysis and reporting of aggregated information, and not for the investigation of specific individuals or organizations.

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research

States, county, and local governments in the United States in 1962 and 1967.

County / Local Government

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. 1962 CENSUS OF GOVERNMENTS. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1964, and (2) United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. 1967 CENSUS OF GOVERNMENTS. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office, 1968-1970.

census/enumeration data

  • 1962: 132 variables; 3173 cases
  • 1967: 57 variables; 3471 cases

Not provided.

1984-05-03

2018-08-29 Corrected column locations and created variable names and labels while providing the full suite of downloadable files available from ICPSR.

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • United States. Bureau of the Census. Census of Governments, 1962 and 1967. ICPSR00017-v2. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2018-08-29. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR00017.v2

2005-12-22 All files were removed from dataset 3 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

1984-05-03 ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Created variable labels and/or value labels.
  • Standardized missing values.

Notes

  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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