Catalog of Holdings

Study Report

Study Number: JC-003-007-1-1-United States-ICPSR-1987

Subject Area: Statistics on Government Operations

Bibliographic Citation: Census of governments, 1987: government 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: 9388

Access Status: Access limited to UW-Madison campus

Documentation: Hard copy codebook.

Abstract: This data collection provides information regarding the number, type, and selected characteristics of local governments. Government characteristics include 1986 estimated population, year of incorporation, form of government, number of elected officials, and types of public services provided. Additional data on public school districts were collected by the National Center for Education Statistics and include the number of schools, fall enrollment, and grade levels.

UNIVERSE: All levels of local government (excluding states) within the United States. Data are presented for counties, municipalities, townships, independent and dependent school districts, and single- and multiple-function special districts.

EXTENT OF COLLECTION: 1 data file.

DATA TYPE: survey data, and aggregate data

DATA FORMAT: LRECL

DATE OF COLLECTION: 1987

RELATED PUBLICATIONS:

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. ''Government Organization.'' CENSUS OF GOVERNMENTS, 1987. GC87 Volume 1, No. 1. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office. United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. ''Popularly Elected Officials.'' CENSUS OF GOVERNMENTS, 1987. GC87 Volume 1, No. 2. Washington, DC: United States Government Printing Office.

Media/File Reports:

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