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Public Policy and Socio-Economic Data for Large Cities in the United States, 1960 (ICPSR 65)

Published: Mar 25, 2008

Principal Investigator(s):
Herman Turk

Version V1

This data collection provides information on municipal expenditures, revenues, and characteristics of government and of the population for all incorporated cities of over 100,000 population in the United States in 1960. Variables also provide selected information on the 1960 presidential election, as well as information on employment, voluntary associations, income, and education.

Turk, Herman. Public Policy and Socio-Economic Data for Large Cities in the United States, 1960. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2008-03-25.

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All incorporated cities in the United States with more than 100,000 inhabitants in 1960.

United States government departmental publications, United States 1960 Census publications, journal articles, published books, and newspaper reports

administrative records data, and census data




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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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