County Business Patterns, 1989 [United States]: U.S. Summary, State, and County Data (ICPSR 9740)

Published: Jan 18, 2006

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


Version V1

The total number of business establishments, mid-March employment figures, and first quarter and annual payrolls are supplied in this collection at the county, state, and national levels. Also provided are data on the number of establishments by employment-size class.

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. County Business Patterns, 1989 [United States]:  U.S. Summary, State, and County Data. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2006-01-18.

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All business establishments with one or more paid employees in the 50 states, the District of Columbia, and Puerto Rico, excluding agriculture production, railroad, government, or household employment.

(1) United States Bureau of the Census economic surveys, the Annual Company Organization Survey, and the Annual Survey of Manufactures, and (2) United States Internal Revenue Service Quarterly Payroll Files

aggregate data



2006-01-18 File CB9740.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.

1992-05-12 ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection:

  • Standardized missing values.


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