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Farm Real Estate Values in the United States, 1850-1959

Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
  • Pressley, Thomas J.
  • Scofield, William H. (Unkown)
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • National Science Foundation
Free Keywords
counties; farms; nineteenth century; property values; real estate; twentieth century
  • Abstract

    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.
  • Methods

    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: Standardized missing values.; Checked for undocumented or out-of-range codes..
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • 1850 / 1959
    Time period: 1850--1959
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All counties in the United States in the period 1850-1959.
Collection Mode
  • The data map is provided as an ASCII text file, and the codebook is provided by ICPSR as a Portable Document Format (PDF) file. The PDF file format was developed by Adobe Systems Incorporated and can be accessed using PDF reader software, such as the Adobe Acrobat Reader. Information on how to obtain a copy of the Acrobat Reader is provided on the ICPSR Web site.

Funding insitution(s): National Science Foundation (GS-1435A1, GS-1231, and GS-2473).
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Alternative Identifiers
  • 9 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR00009.v1
  • Paskoff, Paul F.. Measures of war: A quantitative examination of the Civil War's destructiveness in the Confederacy. Civil War History.54, (1), 35-62.2008.
    • ID: 10.1353/cwh.2008.0007 (DOI)

Update Metadata: 2016-01-13 | Issue Number: 7 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Pressley, Thomas J.; Scofield, William H. (1984): Farm Real Estate Values in the United States, 1850-1959. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.