Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP): 1990 Census Block Statistics
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_ACRP_1990_CBS

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Summary
Abstract: The 1990 Census Block Statistics portion of the Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP) contains population and housing data from the U.S. Census Bureau's 1990 Summary Tape File (STF1B). The population data includes total population, age, race, and hispanic origin, while the housing data comprises number of housing units, tenure, room density, mean contract rent, mean value, and mean number of rooms. Additional data includes land area, water area, centroids, Metropolitan Statistical Area (MSA) codes, place codes, and special area codes. This portion of the ACRP is produced by the Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN).

The data in Comma Separated Value (CSV) format are available from the NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC).

Purpose: To provide population and housing data for the U.S.
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Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 72.0   S: 18.0   E: -66.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN
Dataset Title: Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP): 1990 Census Block Statistics
Dataset Release Date: 1996
Dataset Release Place: Saginaw, MI
Dataset Publisher: NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC)
Version: 1.00
Data Presentation Form: tabular
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1990-04-01
Stop Date: 1990-04-01
ISO Topic Category
Quality These data are derived from the United States Census Bureau Census of Population and Housing from 1990.
Access Constraints None
Use Constraints Users are free to use, copy, distribute, transmit, and adapt the work for commercial and non-commercial purposes, without restriction, as long as clear attribution of the source is provided.
Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_ACRP_1990_CBS

Data Center Personnel
Name: SEDAC USER SERVICES
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
Distribution
Distribution Media: Online FTP
Distribution Format: CSV
Fees: 0
Personnel
Role: TECHNICAL CONTACT
Phone: +1 845-365-8920
Fax: +1 845-365-8922
Email: ciesin.info at ciesin.columbia.edu
Contact Address:
61 Route 9W, P.O. Box 1000
City: Palisades
Province or State: NY
Postal Code: 10964
Country: USA
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Publications/References
Center for International Earth Science Information Network - CIESIN (1996), Archive of Census Related Products (ACRP): 1980 SAS Transport Files, NASA Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Saginaw, MI, doi:http://dx.doi.org/10.7927/H4G44N6R
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Creation and Review Dates
DIF Creation Date: 1995-10-16
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-19
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