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CD-DEC90-SSTF-17* $150 Add $25 shipping fee for international orders (including Canada and Mexico) Technical Documentation included on disc For credit card purchasing via the web, click on the "BUY" button below. If you prefer to place your order by telephone (credit card or census deposit account payment only) call Customer Services, Bureau of the Census (Phone: 301-763-INFO(4636); FAX: 888-249-7295 (toll-free) or 301-457-3842). If paying by check, send a check payable to Commerce-Census to U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, P.O. Box 277943, Atlanta, GA 30384-7943 Released February 1995.

Subject content: Sample data weighted to represent the total population. In addition, the file contains 100-percent counts and unweighted sample counts for total persons and total housing units. Other data items are listed below.

Population items include: Age, aggregate number of children ever-born, earnings in 1989, educational attainment, employment status, family size, family type, group quarters, Hispanic origin, household type and relationship, income in 1989, language spoken at home and ability to speak English, marital status, means of transportation to work, mobility and self-care limitation status, nativity and place of birth, occupation, period of military service, poverty status in 1989, race, school enrollment, sex, tenure, travel to work, veteran status, work disability and employment status, work status in 1989, year of entry and citizenship.

Housing items include: Aggregate rooms, aggregate value, gross rent as a percentage of household income in 1989, household type and relationship, housing units, mortgage status, poverty status in 1989, selected monthly owner costs, tenure.

Note: The file has A and B records: the A records have three population (PA) and three housing (HA) tables. The A records provide data for all persons for each summary level and geographic component level within a unit of geography. The B records provide more detail in 95 population (PB) and 12 housing (HB) tables.

Geography: Provides data for the United States, regions, divisions, and places. The file structure is as follows: United States, region, division, state, state - county, state - central city, state - county (part) for New England Division, metropolitan statistical area/consolidated metropolitan statistical area, primary metropolitan statistical area.

File format & Software: ASCII "GO" display-retrieval software on disc.

Census contact: Customer Services (Orders) 301-763-INFO(4636), Poverty Statistics Branch, Housing and Household Economic Statistics Division, 301-457-3242.

BUY SSTF-17 1990: Poverty Areas in the United States

Last update: Wednesday, 01-Aug-2001 14:41:52 EDT