Farm Real Estate Values in the United States, 1850-1959 (ICPSR 9)

Published: Feb 16, 1992

Principal Investigator(s):
Thomas J. Pressley; William H. Scofield, Unkown

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This data collection contains information on the average monetary value per acre of farm lands and buildings for each county in the United States in the period 1850-1959.

Pressley, Thomas J., and Scofield, William H. Farm Real Estate Values in the United States, 1850-1959. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1992-02-16.

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1850 -- 1959

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All counties in the United States in the period 1850-1959.

Pressley, Thomas J., and William H. Scofield (eds.). FARM REAL ESTATE VALUES IN THE UNITED STATES BY COUNTIES, 1850-1959. Seattle, WA: University of Washington Press, 1965.

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  • Standardized missing values.
  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


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