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Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States]: Summary Tape File 1C

Resource Type
Dataset : census data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Archival Version (Subtitle)
Collective Title
  • Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States] Series
Publication Date
Free Keywords
census data; census regions; demographic characteristics; ethnicity; Hispanic origins; household composition; housing; housing conditions; population; population characteristics
  • Abstract

    This collection provides 100-percent data for the United States and subareas. Geographic levels include the following: United States, regions, divisions, states, counties, places of 10,000 or more inhabitants, selected Minor Civil Divisions, Metropolitan Statistical Areas, Urban Areas, and American Indian and Alaskan Native Areas. Population items include age, race, sex, marital status, Hispanic origin, household type, and household relationship. Population items are crosstabulated by age, race, Hispanic origin, or sex. Housing items include occupancy/vacancy status, tenure, units in structure, contract rent, meals included in rent, value, and number of rooms in housing unit. Housing data are crosstabulated by race or Hispanic origin of householder or by tenure. Selected aggregates and medians are also provided. Data are presented in 37 population tables and 63 housing tables.
  • Table of Contents


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Main Data File
    • DS2: Data Dictionary
    • DS3: SAS Data Definition Statements
    • DS4: User Notes 2-3 and Technical Notes 1-6 (April-May 1991)
    • DS5: Technical Notes 7-8 (February 1992)
    • DS6: User Notes 4-7 and Technical Notes 9-18 (August 1992)
    • DS7: User Notes 8-11 and Technical Notes 19-28 (August 1992-January 1993)
    • DS8: User Note 12 (September 1993)
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1990
  • Collection date: 1990
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All persons and housing units in the United States.
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Alternative Identifiers
  • 9834 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
  • Is previous version of
    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR09834.v1

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

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census (1993): Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States]: Summary Tape File 1C. Archival Version. Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States] Series. Version: v0. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset.