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Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Public Use Microdata Sample (Puerto Rico) 5% (A Sample)

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Title:Census of Population and Housing, 1980 [United States]: Public Use Microdata Sample (Puerto Rico) 5% (A Sample)
Study Number:252
Catalog Date:05/20/1998
Primary Investigator(s):United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census
Access Restrictions:No
Abstract:The Public Use Microdata Samples (PUMS) from the 1980 Census contain individual and household-level information from the long-form questionnaires distributed to a sample of the population enumerated in the Census. The A-Sample (5%) identifies Puerto Rico and various subdivisions termed county groups, each with 100,000 or more inhabitants. These unites include four individual large municipios and four subdivisions of San Juan municipio. The San Juan SMSA is also identifiable. The B-Sample (1%) identifies all individual SMSAs. County groups are defined differently between the B and A samples. The C-Sample (1%) identifies four types of area: in central city of urbanized areas, urban fringe, other urban, and rural. The San Juan urbanized area is also identifiable. Information on residence in 1975 is also provided. On the A and B samples, county group of residence in 1975 is shown within both Puerto Rico and the U.S.
Universe:All persons and housing units in Puerto Rico.

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