Number of General-Purpose Local Governments Per United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas (including both PMSAs and CMSAs) from 2002 Census of Governments (ICPSR 27806)

Published: Aug 4, 2011

Principal Investigator(s):
Andrew Bennett, University of Maryland School of Law; Paul Johnson, Vassar College

https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR27806.v1

Version V1

Extracted from the 2002 Census of Governments, this dataset provides the number of general-purpose local governments in each United States Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA). Data from Consolidated Metropolitan Statistical Areas (CMSAs) and their component Primary Metropolitan Statistical Areas (PMSAs) are included. There are nine variables in this study. They contain information on locations (city and state); Metropolitan Statistical Areas; population at each location in the year 2000; number of General-Purpose Governments at each location as well as per 100,000 people; water, land, and total area in square miles; and General-Purpose Governments per 100,000 square miles of land area.

Bennett, Andrew, and Johnson, Paul. Number of General-Purpose Local Governments Per United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas (including both PMSAs and CMSAs) from 2002 Census of Governments. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-08-04. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR27806.v1

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Metropolitan Statistical Areas

2002

2002

Number of General Purpose Local Governments in United States Metropolitan Statistical Areas

metropolitan area

United States Census Bureau's 2002 Census of Governments

census/enumeration data

2011-08-04

2011-08-04

2011-08-04 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.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.

Notes

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

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