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Census of Governments, 1977: Employment Summary Statistics

Resource Type
Dataset : census/enumeration data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Census of Governments Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
census data; counties; economic conditions; employee benefits; employment; government employees; government expenditures; government revenues; labor relations; local government; municipal services; municipalities; school districts; state government; townships
  • Abstract

    This data collection contains October 1977 employment and payroll figures by function for state and local governments. Full-time and part-time employment and payrolls are shown for corrections, education, administration, fire protection, health, libraries, police, public welfare, utilities, parks, transit, sewage, and highways. Data are also included for labor-management relations, employee benefits, health, hospital or disability insurance, and life insurance. There are seven files in this data collection. Parts 1-5 provide data for each individual state and local government. Part 6 includes data for county areas (local governmental units within each county). Part 7 contains a United States summary and state summaries for the following types of governments: state and local government total, state government, local government total, local governments in standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSAs), counties, municipalities, townships, school districts, and special districts.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: File A: Census Divisions 1 and 2 (CT, ME, MA, RI, NH, VT, NY, PA, NJ)
    • DS2: File A: Census Division 3 (IL, IN, MI, OH, WI)
    • DS3: File A: Census Division 4 (IA, KS, MN, MO, NE, ND, SD)
    • DS4: File A: Census Divisions 5, 6, and 7 (DE, FL, GA, MD, NC, SC, WV, VA, AL, KY, MS, TN, AR, LA, OK, TX)
    • DS5: File A: Census Divisions 8 and 9 (AZ, CO, ID, MT, NV, NM, UT, WY, CA, OR, WA, AK, HI)
    • DS6: File B: All States
    • DS7: File C: Entire United States
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1979
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
The 50 state governments and approximately 80,000 local units of government identified in the governmental organization phase of the Census.
All from the universe except special district governments with less than five full-time employees and municipal and township governments with less than 2,500 residents, unless they had a dependent school system.
2006-01-18 File CB8117.ALL.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8117 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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    • ID: 10.1177/004208168902400404 (DOI)
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Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1984): Census of Governments, 1977: Employment Summary Statistics. Version 1. Census of Governments Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.