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County Business Patterns, 1982 [United States]: U.S. Summary, State, and County Data

Resource Type
Dataset : administrative records data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • County Business Patterns [United States] Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
agricultural services; business conditions; businesses; construction industry; counties; economic conditions; employment; finance; manufacturing industry; mining industry; public utilities; real estate; retail industry; service industry; trade; transportation; wages and salaries
  • Abstract

    This data collection provides summary information on business establishments with at least one paid employee. Information is presented on the number of employees for the mid-March pay period, first quarter total payroll, total annual payroll, number of establishments, and the number of establishments by employment-size classes. Part 12 is a reference file that contains two-, three-, and four-digit standard industrial classification (SIC) titles and codes.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: 1982 File 1B (State Summary Data)
    • DS2: 1982 File 1B (United States Summary Data)
    • DS3: 1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 1 (County Summary Data)
    • DS4: 1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 2 (County Summary Data)
    • DS5: 1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 3 (County Summary Data)
    • DS6: 1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 4 (County Summary Data)
    • DS7: 1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 5 (County Summary Data)
    • DS8: 1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 6 (County Summary Data)
    • DS9: 1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 7 (County Summary Data)
    • DS10: 1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 8 (County Summary Data)
    • DS11: 1982 File 2, Census Geographic Division 9 (County Summary Data)
    • DS12: 1982 SIC Code List
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1982
  • Collection date: 1982
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All businesses in the United States, excepting agricultural production, railroad, government, and household employment, with one or more paid employees.
Collection Mode
  • The SIC Code List 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.

2006-01-18 File CB8360.ALL.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
  • 8360 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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  • (author unknown). County Business Patterns, 1982. Washington, DC: United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. 1983.

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

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1985): County Business Patterns, 1982 [United States]: U.S. Summary, State, and County Data. Archival Version. County Business Patterns [United States] Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.