County and City Data Book, 1972

Resource Type
Dataset : census/enumeration data, text, survey data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • County and City Data Book [United States] Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
agriculture; census data; cities; counties; crime; demographic characteristics; education; employment; government expenditures; government revenues; household composition; human services; income; manufacturing industry; party membership; population characteristics; Social Security; states (USA); taxes; trade; voting behavior
  • Abstract

    This study contains selected economic, demographic, and electoral data for counties, cities, and incorporated areas of 25,000 inhabitants or more, urbanized areas, and Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs), in the entire United States. For each of the seven data files, information is provided on population characteristics, income, occupation, education, household characteristics, age, and nationality. Data are also provided on presidential votes, the leading party, Social Security and public assistance, and rural population and agriculture (Parts 2 and 3), local government general revenue and expenditures, taxes, employment, manufacturing establishments, retail trade, wholesale establishments, and yearly payroll (Parts 2, 3, and 6), and crime, hospitals, and seasonal weather conditions (Part 6).
  • 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


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Table 1 Data
    • DS2: Table 2 Data
    • DS3: Table 3 Data
    • DS4: Table 4 Data
    • DS5: Table 5 Data
    • DS6: Table 6 Data
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1972
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
Counties, cities and incorporated areas of 25,000 inhabitants or more, urbanized areas, and Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSAs) in the entire United States.
2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 7 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 61 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15