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Population and Income Estimates for the United States, 1969-1973 (ICPSR 78)

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


This data collection provides information on income and population estimates for the United States in the period 1969-1973. Variables include the total population in 1970, estimated population in 1973, per capita income for 1969, and estimated total money income for 1973. Data are recorded for each of the 38,529 governments (counties, townships, minor civil divisions, etc.) eligible for participation in the Federal Revenue Sharing Program. These data were prepared as part of the Bureau of the Census's Federal-State Cooperative Program for Local Population Estimates.

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Study Description


United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Population and Income Estimates for the United States, 1969-1973. ICPSR00078-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2009-02-20.

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:    census data, cities, counties, income, income estimates, minor civil divisions, population, population estimates, townships

Geographic Coverage:    United States

Time Period:   

  • 1969--1973

Data Type(s):    census/enumeration data, and administrative records data


Sample:    A sample size of 38,529 counties, townships, and minor civil divisions in the United States in the period 1969-1973.

Data Source:

United States Census Bureau Population Division

Extent of Processing:   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:

  • Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes.


Original ICPSR Release:   1984-06-28

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