Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: County Migration by Selected Characteristics, 1975-1980 (ICPSR 8471)

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


Gross in- and out-migration statisitcs are provided in this file for each county (or county equivalent) in the United States. Migrant data are stratified by age, race, and sex. Included for each race/sex/age group are data on college attendance, military status, group quarters status, residence abroad in 1975, and total population. Data on country of birth are listed for race/sex strata.

Series: Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States] Series

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Study Description


U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. CENSUS OF POPULATION AND HOUSING, 1980 [UNITED STATES]: COUNTY MIGRATION BY SELECTED CHARACTERISTICS, 1975-1980. Washington, DC: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census [producer], 1985. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1986. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08471.v1

Persistent URL: https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08471.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    census data, counties, demographic characteristics, military service, place of birth, population characteristics, population migration, United States

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1975--1980

Date of Collection:   

  • 1980

Universe:    All persons in the United States.

Data Type(s):    survey data, and aggregate data

Data Collection Notes:

The in- and out-migration data for each county are presented in the form of two "tables." Table 1 contains 48 cells of seven characters each, and Table 2 contains 1,296 cells of six characters each.


Sample:    Migration data were derived from information on residence in 1975 and 1980 provided on the 1980 Census questionnaire. Population and residence data for 1975 are based on approximately one-half of the full census sample.

Data Source:

Census of Population and Housing, 1980


Original ICPSR Release:   1986-06-06


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