Office of Revenue Sharing: Fifth Count File, 1970 (ICPSR 77)

Published: Mar 25, 2008

Principal Investigator(s):
DUALabs, Inc.

Version V1

This study contains economic and demographic data tabulations on persons in households in the United States in 1970. These data record selected Fifth Count population and housing characteristics for all of the 38,529 governmental units eligible for the Revenue Sharing Program in Entitlement Period #1. In addition, the file also contains information on the funds returned to the local governments. Data are provided on aggregate income, distribution of the population by race, age, and sex, relationship, school enrollment, and employment. Data are also provided on housing units and distribution of households by family type, family income, poverty status, and gross rent. See the Census software package, CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING [UNITED STATES]: CENSUS SOFTWARE PACKAGE (CENSPAC) VERSION 3.2 WITH STF4 DATA DICTIONARIES (ICPSR 7789), and the data retrieval program, C80 COMPUTER PROGRAM: 1980 CENSUS DATA RETRIEVAL PACKAGE (ICPSR 9055), for use with this dataset.

DUALabs, Inc. Office of Revenue Sharing: Fifth Count File, 1970. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-03-25.

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National Science Foundation (SSH74-18300 A01)


All persons and housing units in the United States in 1970.

(1) 1970 Census of Population and Housing Fifth Count Summary Tapes, and (2) General Revenue Sharing Tape # 1

census/enumeration data



2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 52 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.


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