Census of Governments, 1982: Governmental Organization File (ICPSR 8268)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

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



Version V1

This collection contains data for counties, municipalities, townships, independent and dependent school districts, and single- and multiple-function special districts. Information regarding the number, type, and selected characteristics of local governments is contained in this dataset. Government characteristics such as 1980 Census population, number of employees, payroll, and types of public services provided are also included. Additional data on public school districts were collected by the National Center for Education Statistics. This information includes the number of schools, fall enrollment, and grade levels. The records are sequenced by state and government type.

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census of Governments, 1982:  Governmental Organization File. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08268.v1

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All levels of local government (excluding states) within the United States.




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