County and BEA Economic Area Employment Estimates for 1974 and 1985: [United States] (ICPSR 9278)

Published: Jan 12, 2006

Principal Investigator(s):
William B. Beyers

Version V1

This study provides employment estimates for a number of different fields. Using Standard Industrial Classification (SIC) designations and an aggregate of the SIC codes, data are presented by county and Bureau of Economic Analysis (BEA) economic regions, which are aggregates of counties. The BEA economic regions data files are categorized further by Metropolitan Statistical Areas and non-Metropolitan Statistical Areas. Industrial categories covered include agricultural services, eating and drinking places, and health services.

Beyers, William B. County and BEA Economic Area Employment Estimates for 1974 and 1985: [United States]. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-12.

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Some employment estimates in state files are negative. For the following state files, a blank line which according to the format should be present at the end of the file is missing: 1985 Alaska (part 4), 1974 and 1985 Arizona (parts 5-6), 1974 California (part 9), 1974 Georgia (part 21), 1974 Michigan (part 45), 1974 and 1985 Missouri (parts 49 and 50), 1974 and 1985 Montana (parts 53-54), 1974 Nevada (part 61), 1974 New Jersey (part 65), 1974 New Mexico (part 67), 1974 and 1985 Virginia (parts 93 and 94), 1974 Washington (part 95), 1974 Wisconsin (part 97), and 1985 Wyoming (part 102).

Counties in the United States.

County Business Patterns data for 1974 and 1985, and 1980 data from Slater Hall Incorporated

aggregate data



2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 111 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.


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