Estimates of the Population of Counties by Age, Sex, Race, and Hispanic Origin [United States]: 1990-1996

Resource Type
Dataset : aggregate data
  • United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
Free Keywords
counties; population characteristics; population estimates
  • Abstract

    These data are estimates of the resident population of the counties in the United States. Part 1 provides county population estimates by five-year age category (ages 0-4, 5-9, etc.), sex, and modified race/Hispanic origin. Data in Part 2 are presented by single-year age (under 1 year, 1 year, ..., 84 years, 85 years and over) and sex. Part 3 contains estimates of the state total and the counties of each state by modified race and Hispanic origin. The estimates are for July 1st of each year during 1990-1996.
  • 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


    • DS0: Study-Level Files
    • DS1: Estimates of the Population of Counties by Age, Sex, and Race/Hispanic Origin
    • DS2: Estimates of the Population of Counties by Age and Sex
    • DS3: Estimates of the Population of Counties by Race and Hispanic Origin
Temporal Coverage
  • 1990 / 1996
    Time period: 1990--1996
  • 1990 / 1996
    Collection date: 1990--1996
Geographic Coverage
  • United States
Sampled Universe
All counties in the United States as identified in the 1990 Decennial Census.
Collection Mode
  • The codebook is provided 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 through the ICPSR Website on the Internet.

2011-08-15 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setups have been added to this data collection.2006-01-18 File CB2372.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
  • 2372 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)
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    DOI: 10.3886/ICPSR02372.v2
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Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 3 | Registration Date: 2015-06-30