Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: CB-028-012-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1979

Subject Area: Economic Processes and Indicators

Bibliographic Citation: County business patterns, 1979: U.S. summary, state and county data.  [machine-readable data file] / U.S. Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census  [principal investigator(s)] / Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research  [distributor].

Originating Archive Number: 8442

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hardcopy codebook and one duplicate copy.

Abstract: The total number of business establishments, mid-March employment figures, and first-quarter and annual payrolls are supplied in this collection at the county, state, and national levels. Also provided are data on the number of establishments by employment-size class.

SOURCE: (1) United States Bureau of the Census economic censuses, the Annual Company Organization Survey, and the Annual Survey of Manufactures, and (2) United States Internal Revenue Service Quarterly Payroll File

UNIVERSE: All business establishments in the 50 states and the District of Columbia with one or more paid employees, excluding agriculture production, railroad, government, and household employment.

NOTE: The United States Summary data are contained in one file. The state-level data are contained in two files. The county data are contained in nine files, with each file corresponding to a Census Division. There is one file containing Standard Industrial Classification codes.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 12 data files + machine-readable documentation (text).

DATA TYPE: aggregate data



SUBJECT TERMS: agriculture. business conditions. census data. census divisions. construction. county-level. employment. industry. insurance. manufacturing and commerce. mining. retail business organizations. states. summary statistics. trade. transportation. utilities and utility use. United States.


United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. ''County Business Patterns, 1982.'' Washington, D.C.: United States Government Printing Office, n.d.

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