National Institute of Education (NIE) Special Tabulations and 1970 Census Fifth Count Data File

Resource Type
Dataset : census/enumeration data
  • United States Department of Education. National Center for Education Statistics
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
census data; housing; population; school districts
  • Abstract

    This data file contains school district-level data from the following two sources: (1) the National Institute of Education (NIE) Special Tabulations of 1970 Census data, retabulated to 1973-1974 school district boundaries, and (2) the 1970 Census of Population and Housing Fifth Count data. The data in this collection were extracted from the 1976-1977 Merged Federal File produced by AUI Policy Research. Since some districts on the 1976-1977 Merged Federal File had consolidated by 1978-1979, NIE Special Tabulations data for these districts were combined. The Census data file was created in three steps. First, a skeleton file was created, containing one record for each school district on the 1978-1979 Merged Federal File. Each record on the skeleton file contained those data items in the School District Identification segment on the Merged Federal File. Second, the NIE Special Tabulations data were merged by the Office of Education (OE) state code and Local Education Agency (LEA) code to the skeleton file. Finally, Census Fifth Count records were merged by OE state code and LEA code to the skeleton file.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Collection date: 1981
Geographic Coverage
  • Alabama
  • Alaska
  • Arizona
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Hawaii
  • Idaho
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Montana
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York (state)
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • United States
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
Sampled Universe
All school districts in the United States.
Collection Mode
  • Data from the following Census Fifth Count tables were extracted for inclusion on this data file: (a) Table 1, Aggregate Income, (b) Table 2, Aggregate Family Income by Race, Family Status and Size, (c) Table 5, Nativity and Parentage, (d) Table 6, Mother Tongue, (e) Table 7, Count of Persons of Foreign Stock by Country of Origin, (f) Table 10, Count of Families by Family Type, Number of Children under 18 and Race, (g) Table 14, Population 25 Years Old and Over by Years of School Completed and Age, (h) Table 17, Labor Force by Race and Sex, (i) Table 18, Employed Population 16 Years Old and Older by Occupation, (j) Table 19, Employed Population 16 Years Old and Older by Industry, (k) Table 20, Income by Count of Families and Unrelated Individuals 14 Years Old and Over, (l) Table 30, Count of Occupied and Vacant Year-Round Housing Units, (m) Table 31, Count of Occupied Units by Race and Tenure, and (n) Table 40, Value of Owner-Occupied units.

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Alternative Identifiers
  • 3523 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR03523.v1

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