County Statistics File 1 (CO-STAT): [United States] (ICPSR 8314)
Published: Jan 18, 2006
United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Data gathered from a variety of federal agencies and private organizations are contained in this collection which provides county statistics. Included in CO_STAT 1 are all data for counties published in the 1983 County and City Data Book and the 1982 State and Metropolitan Area Data Book, as well as a number of statistics not previously published. There are several levels of data (e.g., persons, housing units, and local governments). The collection supplies information on the following general areas: agriculture, banking, crime, education, elections, government, households, health, housing, labor, land area, manufactures, money income, personal income, population, poverty, retail trade, service industries, social insurance and human services, savings and loan associations, veterans, vital statistics, wholesale trade, and journey to work. Records are included for each of the fifty states and the District of Columbia as well as 3,137 counties or county equivalents.
Data Collection Notes
The Footnotes File contains notes associated with specific data cells which qualify the data in some way. Examples include a reference period different from the norm, the combination of data for two or more areas, or incomplete reporting of data among areas. Before beginning analysis, the data user is urged to review the applicable footnotes for data items to be used.
The universe varies from item to item within the file, e.g., all persons, all housing units, all local governments, etc.
COUNTY AND CITY DATA BOOK, 1983, STATE AND METROPOLITAN AREA DATA BOOK, 1982, and data supplied by several federal agencies including the Bureau of the Census, the Bureau of Economic Analysis, the Bureau of Labor Statistics, the Federal Bureau of Investigation, the National Center for Health Statistics, and the Social Security Administration, as well as private organizations such as the American Dental Association, the American Hospital Association, and the American Medical Association.
Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.
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