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|Access to Files:||Data and Documentation|
|Title:||County and City Data Book Consolidated File: County Data, 1944-1977 [United States]|
|Primary Investigator(s):||United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census|
|Abstract:||This study is a compendium of data for all counties in the United States in the period 1944-1977. The data provide diverse information ranging from local government activities to population estimates and characteristics to housing unit descriptors. Included is information on local government revenues, property taxes, capital outlay, and debts, and expenditures on education, highways, public welfare, health and hospitals, and police, as well as information on births, deaths, schooling, labor force, employment, family income, family characteristics, electoral votes, and housing characteristics. Additional variables provide information on manufacturing, retail and wholesale trade, banking, mineral industries, farm population, agriculture, crime, and weather. See also the related data collection, COUNTY AND CITY DATA BOOK [UNITED STATES] CONSOLIDATED FILE: CITY DATA, 1944-1977 (ICPSR 7735).|
|Universe:||Individual states, the District of Columbia, and counties or county equivalent for which data were published in the County and City Data Books, in the entire United States in the period 1947-1977.|