Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Summary Tape File 1H (ICPSR 8401)

Published: Jan 12, 2006

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



Version V1

A supplement to Summary Tape File 1D (ICPSR 8093), this collection contains data for the ten states that were redistricted for the 99th Congress. The congressional districts are those in effect for the November 1984 election to the United States House of Representatives. Complete-count data from the 1980 census are included. Demographic data such as age, race, sex, marital status, Spanish origin, and household type are provided, along with such housing information as occupancy status, property value, rent, number of rooms, and plumbing facilities. Selected aggregates, means, and medians are also given.

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]:  Summary Tape File 1H. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-12. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08401.v1

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The file is sorted according to the following geographic hierarchy: (1) State, (2) Congressional district, (3) County, or place of population 10,000 or more, or Minor Civil Division of 10,000 or more. Each data record consists of two record segments of 1,638 characters each. The data are organized into 59 tables within each record. Individual records may be repeated at different geographical levels.

All persons and housing units in the following states: California, Hawaii, Louisiana, Maine, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, New York, Texas, and Washington.

1980 Census of Population and Housing

aggregate data

survey data



2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 81 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.


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