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County Statistics File 1 (CO-STAT): [United States]

Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
agriculture; banking; census data; crime; education; elections; government; government agencies; government expenditures; health; households; housing; human services; income; labor force; manufacturing industry; mortality rates; population; poverty; retail industry; savings and loans associations; service industry; states (USA); trade; veterans; vital statistics; welfare services
  • Abstract

    Data gathered from a variety of federal agencies and private organizations are contained in this collection which provides county statistics. Included in CO_STAT 1 are all data for counties published in the 1983 County and City Data Book and the 1982 State and Metropolitan Area Data Book, as well as a number of statistics not previously published. There are several levels of data (e.g., persons, housing units, and local governments). The collection supplies information on the following general areas: agriculture, banking, crime, education, elections, government, households, health, housing, labor, land area, manufactures, money income, personal income, population, poverty, retail trade, service industries, social insurance and human services, savings and loan associations, veterans, vital statistics, wholesale trade, and journey to work. Records are included for each of the fifty states and the District of Columbia as well as 3,137 counties or county equivalents.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Data
    • DS2: Footnote
    • DS3: Data Dictionary
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
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • West Virginia
  • Wisconsin
  • Wyoming
Sampled Universe
The universe varies from item to item within the file, e.g., all persons, all housing units, all local governments, etc.
Collection Mode
  • The Footnotes File contains notes associated with specific data cells which qualify the data in some way. Examples include a reference period different from the norm, the combination of data for two or more areas, or incomplete reporting of data among areas. Before beginning analysis, the data user is urged to review the applicable footnotes for data items to be used.

2006-01-18 File CB8314.PDF was removed from any previous datasets and flagged as a study-level file, so that it will accompany all downloads.
This version of the study is no longer available on the web. If you need to acquire this version of the data, you have to contact ICPSR User Support (
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8314 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08314.v1
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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 (1985): County Statistics File 1 (CO-STAT): [United States]. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.