Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: JC-003-004-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1982

Subject Area: Statistics on Government Operations

Bibliographic Citation: Census of governments, 1982: governmental organization file.  [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: 8268

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: All levels of local government (excluding States) within the United States are encompassed in the universe of this study. Data appear for counties, municipalities, townships, independent and dependent school districts, and single and multiple function special districts. Information regarding the number, type, and selected characteristics of local governments are contained in this dataset. Such government characteristics as 1980 census population, number of employees, payroll, and types of public services provided are included in the study. Additional data on public school districts were collected by the National Center for Education Statistics. This information includes the number of schools, fall enrollment, and grade levels. The data are contained in one file with a logical record length of 240 characters. The study contains 83,828 total records which are sequenced by State and government type.

SUBJECT TERMS: assets. census data. county governments. county-level. districts. employment. expenditures. financial affairs. government expenditures. government personnel. governmental structures. governmental units. governments. jobs. local government. municipal expenditures. municipalities. occupations. public programs. schools. townships. work. United States.

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