State and Metropolitan Area Data Book [United States]: 1982 (ICPSR 8187)

Published: Jan 18, 2006

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


Version V1

This collection is composed of two files, a State File (Part 1) and a Metropolitan Area File (Part 2), both of which contain statistics gathered from approximately 70 government and private agencies. The State File contains variables on population, households, vital statistics, health, education, crime, social insurance and welfare, housing, land use, labor force and unions, income, utilities, banking, elections, and veterans. Data are available for all states and the District of Columbia, the United States, and Census regions and divisions. The Metropolitan Area File covers the same general topics as the State File. Data are available for the United States, all Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs), Standard Consolidated Statistical Areas (SCSAs), and metropolitan and nonmetropolitan areas.

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. State and Metropolitan Area Data Book [United States]: 1982. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-18.

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Part 1, the State File, consists of 65 cases with record lengths of 22,572 characters. Each case is divided into 12 record segments of 1,881 characters.

The universe varies from item to item within the files, e.g., all persons, all housing units, all local governments.

government and private agency data

aggregate data



2006-01-18 File CB8187.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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