Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: 1979 County and MCD By Zip Code (ICPSR 8051)

Published: Feb 16, 1992 View help for published

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United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census

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https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08051.v1

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This data collection relates ZIP codes to counties, to standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSAs), and, in New England, to minor civil divisions (MCDs). The relationships between ZIP codes and other geographical units are based on 1979 boundaries, and changes since that time are not reflected. The Census Bureau used various sources to determine ZIP code-county or ZIP code-MCD relationships. In the cases where the sources were confusing or contradictory as to the geographical boundaries of a ZIP code, multiple ZIP-code records (each representing the territory contained in that ZIP-code area) were included in the data file. As a result, the file tends to overstate the ZIP code-county or ZIP code-MCD crossovers. The file is organized by ZIP code and is a byproduct of data used to administer the 1980 Census. Variables include ZIP codes, post office names, FIPS state and county codes, county or MCD names, and SMSA codes.

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: 1979 County and MCD By Zip Code. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08051.v1

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ZIP codes for the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, the Virgin Islands, Guam, and American Samoa.

census/enumeration data

1984-06-28

1992-02-16

2018-02-15 The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented. The previous citation was:
  • U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING, 1980 [UNITED STATES]: 1979 COUNTY AND MCD BY ZIP CODE. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1981. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1982. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08051.v1

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  • The citation of this study may have changed due to the new version control system that has been implemented.
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