Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Summary Tape File 3H (ICPSR 8402)

Published: Jan 22, 2008

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



Version V1

This supplement to Summary Tape File 3D (ICPSR 8157) contains census data for the ten states that were redistricted for the 99th Congress. Complete-count data are included for demographic data such as age, race, sex, marital status, and Spanish origin, and for housing information such as occupancy status, property value, rent, number of rooms, and plumbing facilities. Sample data inflated to represent the total population are provided for other topics: education, language, ancestry, employment, transportation, and income, plus detailed information on housing characteristics.

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Summary Tape File 3H. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-01-22. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08402.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. There is one file per state. Each record is 12,096 characters long, and is broken into six record segments of 2,016 characters. The data are organized into 150 tables within each record. An individual record may be repeated at different geographic levels.

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

1980 Census of Population and Housing

aggregate data

survey data



2008-01-22 SAS and SPSS setup files have been added to this data collection.

2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 80 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.


  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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