Public use microdata sample (PUMS) files
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Public use microdata sample (PUMS) files a data products update from the U.S. Census Bureau

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Published by U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census Bureau in [Washington, D.C.] .
Written in English


  • Housing -- United States -- Statistics -- Databases,
  • Demographic surveys -- United States -- Statistics -- Databases,
  • United States -- Census, 22nd, 2000 -- Databases,
  • United States -- Population -- Statistics -- Databases

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GenreStatistics, Databases
SeriesProduct profile -- PRODPR/03-3
ContributionsU.S. Census Bureau
The Physical Object
Pagination7 p. :
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL14539534M

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  Public-Use Microdata Samples (PUMS) These files contain records for a sample of housing units with information on the characteristics of each unit and each person in it. While preserving confidentiality (by removing identifiers), these microdata files permit users with special data needs to prepare virtually any tabulation. data are now available. To advance the Obama Administration's Open Government Initiative, PD&R is releasing statistical samples of tenant-level data to qualified researchers. These Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) datasets cover HUD's largest rental assistance programs: the Housing Choice Voucher Program, Public Housing, Project-based Section 8, and the Section / Programs. The Public Use Microdata Samples (PUMS) are computer-accessible files containing records for a sample of housing units, with information on the characteristics of each housing unit and the people in it for Within the limits of sample size and geographical detail, these files allow users to prepare virtually any tabulations they require. View the available subjects, detailed codes for variables, changes related to each release, an explanation of sample design, methodology, and accuracy, and files to determine if you are using weights correctly for the American Community Survey Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) files. These documents are organized by data year.

ACS 1-Year Estimates - Public Use Microdata Sample. arrow_drop_down. ACSPUMS1Y.   Thankfully, the Census Bureau has you covered through a data set called PUMS —the Public Use Microdata Sample. And thankfully again, the Minnesota Population Center has created free tools that make it much easier to work with PUMS data, either as .   The Bureau of the Census publishes statistics in 2 formats, tabulated statistics and public use microdata samples (PUMS). Tabulated data are preconfigured tables, such as those in books. Microdata samples reflect the individual answers of each respondent, excluding personal identifying information. Data are not compiled into tables. The Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) contains a sample of actual responses to the American Community Survey (ACS). The PUMS dataset includes variables for nearly every. Page 3. question on the survey, as well as many new variables that were derived after the fact from.

  Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) ASCII text data file processing. The data files do not contain a header record (first record or row consisting of fieldnames) and also do not contain field delimiters (commas, tabs etc.), therefore, they can not be automatically parsed by any software, however, SAS ™ or SPSS ™ code is available from many state data centers (SDCs). Public-use data files are prepared and disseminated to provide access to the full scope of the data. This allows researchers to manipulate the data in a format appropriate for their analyses. NCHS makes every effort to release data collected through its surveys and data systems in a timely manner. IPUMS USA collects, preserves and harmonizes U.S. census microdata and provides easy access to this data with enhanced documentation. Data includes decennial censuses from to and American Community Surveys (ACS) from to the present. Download a PDF of "Use of the U.S. Census Bureau’s Public Use Microdata Sample (PUMS) by State Departments of Transportation and Metropolitan Planning Organizations" by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine for free.