Public Use Microdata Samples (PUMS)
Entry ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_ACRP_PUMS

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Summary
Abstract: Public Use Microdata Samples (PUMS) are computer-accessible files containing records for a sample of housing units, with information on the characteristics of each housing unit and the people in it for 1940-1990. Within the limits of sample size and geographical detail, these files allow users to prepare virtually any tabulations they require. Each datafile is documented in a codebook containing a ... View entire text

Purpose: To provide US housing and related data for demographic analysis; The samples can be extended to analysis of the whole United States for many purposes. Comparative analysis across different groups is possible using the PUMS data.
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Description: Data download page.
Geographic Coverage
Spatial coordinates   
  N: 73.0   S: 18.0   E: -66.0   W: -180.0

Data Set Citation
Dataset Originator/Creator: United States Census Bureau - USCB
Dataset Title: Public Use Microdata Samples (PUMS)
Dataset Release Date: 1990
Dataset Release Place: Washington, DC
Dataset Publisher: United States Census Bureau (USCB)
Data Presentation Form: digital tabular data
Temporal Coverage
Start Date: 1940-01-01
Stop Date: 1990-01-01
ISO Topic Category
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.
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Data Set Progress
COMPLETE
Originating Center
Data Center
Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center Supplemental Info
Data Center URL: http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/
Dataset ID: CIESIN_SEDAC_PUMS

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: BNA
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: 2002-09-10
Last DIF Revision Date: 2014-05-19
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