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

Resource Type
Dataset : administrative records data, and census data
  • Turk, Herman
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
cities; economic indicators; government expenditures; local government; municipal expenditures; municipalities; public policy; urban areas; urban population
  • Abstract

    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.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1960
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All incorporated cities in the United States with more than 100,000 inhabitants in 1960.
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.

This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 65 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Turk, Herman (1984): Public Policy and Socio-Economic Data for Large Cities in the United States, 1960. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.