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Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States]: Summary Statistic File 1B [First Count]

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : census/enumeration data, survey data
Creator
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States] Series
Publication Date
1984-06-28
Language
English
Free Keywords
census data; citizenship; counties; demographic characteristics; education; employment; ethnicity; household composition; housing; housing conditions; housing units; income; metropolitan statistical areas; occupational status; occupations; population; population characteristics
Description
  • Abstract

    These data from the "100 percent" items in the 1970 Census comprise population and housing characteristics such as age, race, sex, marital status, occupancy/vacancy status of housing units, housing tenure, number of housing units in structure, number of rooms in housing units, value of housing, contract rent, and the presence of telephones, plumbing, and complete kitchen facilities. These characteristics are reported for states, counties, Minor Civil Divisions or Census County Divisions, places, and Congressional Districts. The data are in DUALabs, Inc. compressed format and require the use of special software.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Connecticut
    • DS2: Massachusetts
    • DS3: Rhode Island
    • DS4: Maine
    • DS5: New Hampshire
    • DS6: Vermont
    • DS7: Pennsylvania
    • DS9: New York
    • DS10: Delaware
    • DS11: District of Columbia
    • DS12: Maryland
    • DS13: Virginia
    • DS14: North Carolina
    • DS15: South Carolina
    • DS16: Georgia
    • DS17: Alabama
    • DS18: Mississippi
    • DS19: Louisiana
    • DS20: Florida
    • DS21: Ohio
    • DS22: Kentucky
    • DS23: Indiana
    • DS24: West Virginia
    • DS25: Tennessee
    • DS26: Arkansas
    • DS27: Oklahoma
    • DS28: Texas
    • DS29: Michigan
    • DS30: Wisconsin
    • DS31: Minnesota
    • DS32: Nebraska
    • DS33: North Dakota
    • DS34: South Dakota
    • DS35: Iowa
    • DS36: Illinois
    • DS37: Missouri
    • DS38: Kansas
    • DS39: Alaska
    • DS40: Hawaii
    • DS41: Washington
    • DS42: Oregon
    • DS43: Nevada
    • DS44: Arizona
    • DS45: Utah
    • DS46: Colorado
    • DS47: New Mexico
    • DS48: Wyoming
    • DS49: Idaho
    • DS50: Montana
    • DS51: California
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1970
  • Collection date: 1970
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
  • Puerto Rico
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • United States
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
Sampled Universe
All persons and housing units in the United States.
Collection Mode
  • 2010-11-19 DS8: New Jersey was removed from the collection because the data file was incomplete.

    The number of cases varies by state.

    The codebook (Part 52) comprises Parts 1 and 2 of the 1970 Census Users' Guide, published by the Bureau of the Census.

    In the 1970 Census Users' Guide, this data collection is named "First Count Summary Tape, File B."

Note
2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 52 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 52 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.1997-02-13 An electronic codebook in PDF format has been added as Part 52
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8122 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

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 Population and Housing, 1970 [United States]: Summary Statistic File 1B [First Count]. Version 1. Census of Population and Housing, 1970 [United States] Series. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08122.v1