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American Housing Survey, National Sample: Census Detail File, 1980 (ICPSR 6218)

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


This file contains 1980 Census detail data along with an American Housing Survey (AHS) scrambled control number, which can be used to match to any AHS National sample file for 1985 or later. Geographic areas identified on each record are regions, metropolitan/nonmetropolitan areas, inside/outside central city, urban/rural areas, and place size.

Series: American Housing Survey Series

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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. AMERICAN HOUSING SURVEY, NATIONAL SAMPLE: CENSUS DETAIL FILE, 1980. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1993. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1995. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06218.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR06218.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    census data, commuting (travel), energy assistance, energy conservation, energy consumption, home ownership, housing, housing conditions, housing costs, housing occupancy, housing units, income, Metropolitan Statistical Areas, municipal services, neighborhood conditions, property insurance, property taxes, property values, rental housing, relocation, utility rates

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1980

Date of Collection:   

  • 1980

Universe:    Housing units in the United States.

Data Type(s):    census enumeration data


Sample:    Unclustered, stratified, systematic sample of housing units from the 1980 Census Sample of Housing Units.

Data Source:

self-enumerated forms


Original ICPSR Release:   1995-03-16

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