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County Statistics File 2 (CO-STAT 2): [United States]

Version
v0
Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
Creator
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1987-05-19
Language
English
Free Keywords
agriculture; banking; census data; construction industry; crime; education; elections; government; government expenditures; health; households; housing; income; labor force; manufacturing industry; mortality rates; population; poverty; retail industry; service industry; states (USA); trade; veterans; vital statistics; welfare services
Description
  • Abstract

    This compilation of data, which was gathered from a variety of federal agencies and private organizations, provides information for the United States as a whole, the 50 states and the District of Columbia, and all 3,139 counties and county equivalents (defined as of January 1, 1983). Data are included for the following general areas: age, ancestry, agriculture, banking, business, construction, crime, education, elections, government, health, households, housing, labor, land area, manufactures, money income, personal income, population, poverty, retail trade, service industries, social insurance and human services, veterans, vital statistics, wholesale trade, and journey to work.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Data
    • DS2: Footnotes
    • 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 data file contains 3,191 records: one for the United States, each state and the District of Columbia, and 3,139 counties or county equivalents. Each logical record has been divided into seven 1,899-character segments.

    In the footnote file, footnotes associated with specific data cells qualify the data in one way or another. Some examples include a reference period different from the norm or the combination of data for two or more areas. The data user is urged to review the applicable footnotes for the items to be used.

    The data dictionary is not designed for use with any software package.

    The time periods covered for each data item vary. For data series that are available on an annual basis, several years of data will generally be presented. For decennial census and economic census data items, comparable information from a prior census is available in many cases.

Availability
Delivery
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 (help@icpsr.umich.edu).
Alternative Identifiers
  • 8662 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
Relations
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08662.v1
Publications
  • Mullins, Daniel R., Rosentraub, Mark S.. Fiscal Pressure? The Impact of Elder Recruitment on Local Expenditures. Urban Affairs Quarterly.28, (2), 337-354.1992.
  • (author unknown). State and Metropolitan Data Book, 1986. Washington, DC: United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. 1986.
  • United States Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. County and City Data Book, 1983. 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 (1987): County Statistics File 2 (CO-STAT 2): [United States]. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR08662