State and Metropolitan Area Data Book: 2006 (ICPSR 198)

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


The State and Metropolitan Area Data Book features more than 1,500 data items for the United States and individual states, counties, and metropolitan areas from a variety of sources. The files include data published for 2005 population and housing unit estimates and many items from the 1990 and 2000 Census of Population and Housing.

Information in the State and Metropolitan Area Data Book covers the following topical areas: age, agriculture, births, business establishments, communications, construction, cost of living, crime, deaths, education, elections, employment, energy, finance, government, health, households, housing, immigration, income, manufactures, marriages and divorces, media, natural resources, population, poverty, race and Hispanic origin, residence, retail sales, science and engineering, social services, tourism, transportation, and veterans.

Files contain a collection of data from the United States Census Bureau and other federal statistical bureaus, governmental administrative and regulatory agencies, private research bodies, trade associations, insurance companies, health associations, educational associations, and philanthropic foundations.

Access Notes

Study Description

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    census data, cities, counties, demographic characteristics, economic conditions, education expenditures, employment, government expenditures, household composition, housing, human services, industrial production, labor force, municipal services, population characteristics, states (USA), voting behavior

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Data Collection Notes:

These data are not available for distribution by ICPSR. Users should consult the data owners directly for details on obtaining the data and documentation.