Census of Governments, 1977: Finance Summary Statistics (ICPSR 8118)

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This data collection contains October 1977 finance data for state and local governments for each of eight general categories: revenue from taxes, intergovernmental revenue, revenue from charges, expenditures, debts, cash and security holdings, insurance trust system data, and government summary data. There are 14 data files in this collection. Parts 1-12 provide data for all state and local governmental units. Part 13 contains summaries for local governmental units aggregated to the county level. Part 14 contains United States and state summaries for the following types of governments: state and local government total, state government, local government total, local governments in standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSAs), counties, municipalities, townships, school districts, and special districts.

United States. Bureau of the Census. Census of Governments, 1977:  Finance Summary Statistics. Ann Arbor, MI: [distributor], 2006-01-18. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08118.v1

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The 50 state governments and all active local units of government.

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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:
  • United States. Bureau of the Census. CENSUS OF GOVERNMENTS, 1977: FINANCE SUMMARY STATISTICS. ICPSR version. Washington, DC: United States. Bureau of the Census [producer], 1979. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1999. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08118.v1

2006-01-18 File CB8118.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.


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