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|Access to Files:||Data and Documentation|
|Title:||Census of Population and Housing, 1990 [United States]: Public Use Microdata Sample: 5% Sample (A Sample)|
|Primary Investigator(s):||United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census|
|Abstract:||The Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) 5-Percent Sample contains household and person records for a sample of housing units that received the ''long form'' of the 1990 Census questionnaire. Data items cover the full range of population and housing information collected in the 1990 Census, including 500 occupation categories, age by single years up to 90, and wages in dollars up to $140,000. Each person identified in the sample has an associated household record, containing information on household characteristics such as type of household and family income.|
|Universe:||All persons and housing units in the United States.|