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Historical, Demographic, Economic and Social Data: The United States 1790-2000

STIPULATIONS FOR USE: Access Restricted to Penn State researchers and members of the Association of Population Centers (APC). The files prepared below were obtained from ICPSR. ICPSR does not allow redistribution to third party users beyond Penn State or the APC (permission to redistribute within the APC granted by ICPSR).

DESCRIPTION: This data collection contains detailed county and state-level ecological and descriptive data for the United States for the years 1790 to 2000. See the abstract link below under "RELATED WEB SITES" for more information.

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DATA OBTAINED FROM: ICPSR

CITATION: Haines, Michael R., and Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Historical, Demographic, Economic, and Social Data: The United States, 1790-2002 [Computer file]. ICPSR02896-v3. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2010-05-21. doi:10.3886/ICPSR02896

TOPICS: agriculture, census data, climate, counties, demographic characteristics, economic conditions, eighteenth century, families, historical data, housing, local government, manufacturing, marriage, national identity, nineteenth century, occupations, political change, population, population size, poverty, religion, retail, school enrollments, service industry, social security, states (USA), twentieth century, vital statistics

WHY ACCESS THE DATA ON SODAPOP: Data files have been given descriptive labels for easier identification. This is especially helpful where there are multiple files within a decade.

RELATED WEB SITES:   ICPSR Abstract (Same for all)     
United States Historical Census Data Browser (University of Virginia)