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Census of Utah Territory, 1880

Resource Type
Dataset : census data
  • Bean, Lee L.
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Funding Reference
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health
  • Abstract

    The following information is reported for every individual enumerated in this census of the Utah Territory: name (last, first, middle), age, sex, race, marital status, occupation, ability to read and write, place of birth, parents' places of birth, place of residence, presence of illness or handicap, relationship to the head of the family, and whether or not a person was married, employed, or in school during the 12 months immediately preceding the census.
  • Methods

    ICPSR data undergo a confidentiality review and are altered when necessary to limit the risk of disclosure. ICPSR also routinely creates ready-to-go data files along with setups in the major statistical software formats as well as standard codebooks to accompany the data. In addition to these procedures, ICPSR performed the following processing steps for this data collection: Created variable labels and/or value labels..
  • Table of Contents


    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1880-06-01
  • Collection date: 1880-06
Sampled Universe
All persons in Utah Territory on June 1, 1880.
Complete enumeration.
Collection Mode
  • The 1880 Census of Utah Territory was computerized as part of a research project entitled the Mormon Historical Project. This dataset contains information on 142,711 of the 143,963 individuals enumerated in that census.

2009-08-26 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection. Funding insitution(s): United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health (HD-15455).
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
  • 8879 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR08879.v1

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 8 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Bean, Lee L. (1989): Census of Utah Territory, 1880. Archival Version. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.