U.S. Census Bureau demographic characteristics of the USA are released as individual files for the 50 states, the District of Columbia and Puerto Rico. Files contain data from questions to all subjects/ housing units, covering demographic, social, economic and other characteristics for the USA, its regions, divisions, states, counties, metropolitan areas, American Indian and Alaska Native areas, Hawaiian homelands and congressional districts.
The census takes place every ten years.
The U.S. Census Bureau provides an overview of decennial census collection and collation methodology from 1790 to 2010.
Information about methodology is available on the U.S. Census Bureau site.
Full details are available on the Census information directory.
EUI users also have access to the Historical Statistics of the United States compendium.
The U.S. Census Data Access page provides information on dowloading and tools.
EUI members can also request Census files from the ICPSR data archive as follows:
Consult the online Tutorial on Loading and Using Data on Windows.
Stata 12 manuals are located at 005.369 at the Badia Library. The Stata Journal is at SER 51 and online via this Catalogue record.
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