Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States]: Fifth Count Extract (27 States) (ICPSR 7966)

Published: Aug 18, 2011

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



Version V2

This data collection contains extracts of the original DUALabs Special Fifth Count ED/BG Summary Tapes. They are comprised of limited demographic and socioeconomic variables for 27 states in the continental United States. Data are provided at the county, minor civil division, enumeration district, and block group levels for total population and Spanish heritage population for the following states: Minnesota, Nevada, Wyoming, Indiana, Kansas, Nebraska, Oklahoma, South Dakota, Colorado, Arizona, Utah, North Dakota, Montana, Idaho, Missouri, Washington, Iowa, Louisiana, Arkansas, Ohio, Michigan, Wisconsin, Illinois, Oregon, Texas, New Mexico, and California. Demographic variables provide information on race, age, sex, country and place of origin, income, and family status and size. The data were obtained by ICPSR from the National Chicano Research Network, Survey Research Center, Institute for Social Research, University of Michigan.

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States]: Fifth Count Extract (27 States). Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2011-08-18. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07966.v2

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A total of 27 states in the continental United States.

self-enumerated questionnaires

census/enumeration data



2011-08-18 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.

2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 28 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

1984-06-28 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.


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

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