Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) and Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) State and County Geographic Codes, 1990: United States (ICPSR 2565)

Published: Nov 4, 2005

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Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research



Version V1

This dataset was created to facilitate the conversion of Uniform Crime Reporting (UCR) Program state and county codes to Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) state and county codes. The four UCR agency-level data files archived at ICPSR in Uniform Crime Reporting Program Data: [United States] (ICPSR 9028) contain UCR state and county codes as geographic identifiers. Researchers who wish to use these data with other sources, such as Census data, may want to convert these UCR codes to FIPS codes in order to link the different data sources. This file was created to facilitate this linkage. It contains state abbreviations, UCR state and county codes, FIPS state and county codes, and county names for all counties present in the UCR data files since 1990. These same FIPS codes were used to create the UCR County-Level Detailed Arrest and Offense files from 1990-1996.

Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Uniform Crime Reports (UCR) and Federal Information Processing Standards (FIPS) State and County Geographic Codes, 1990: United States. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2005-11-04. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02565.v1

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United States Department of Justice. Office of Justice Programs. Bureau of Justice Statistics

1990 -- 1996


The codebook is provided 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 through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.

All counties in the United States.

(1) "UCR 'Summary-Based' Master Files Record Descriptions." United States Department of Justice. Federal Bureau of Investigation, December 6, 1990. (2) "Counties and Equivalent Entities of the United States, Its Possessions, and Associated Areas." FIPS Publication 6-4. United States Department of Commerce. National Institute of Standards and Technology, August 31, 1990.

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2005-11-04 On 2005-03-14 new files were added to one or more datasets. These files included additional setup files as well as one or more of the following: SAS program, SAS transport, SPSS portable, and Stata system files. The metadata record was revised 2005-11-04 to reflect these additions.


  • The public-use data files in this collection are available for access by the general public. Access does not require affiliation with an ICPSR member institution.

  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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This dataset is maintained and distributed by the National Archive of Criminal Justice Data (NACJD), the criminal justice archive within ICPSR. NACJD is primarily sponsored by three agencies within the U.S. Department of Justice: the Bureau of Justice Statistics, the National Institute of Justice, and the Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention.