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ENUMDIST
Enumeration district

Description

ENUMDIST reports the household's census enumeration district.

Prior to 1930, enumeration districts are unique by supervisor's district within states. Users must read them with one of the STATE variables (STATEICP, STATEFIP) to distinguish among enumeration districts located in different states, and with the SUPDIST variable to distinguish among enumeration districts within the same state.

In 1930 enumeration districts are unique by county within states. Users must read them with one of the STATE variables (STATEICP, STATEFIP) to distinguish among enumeration districts located in different states, and with the COUNTY variable to distinguish among enumeration districts within the same state.

In 1940 enumeration districts are unique by county and supervisor's district within states. Users must read them with one of the STATE variables (STATEICP, STATEFIP) and with the COUNTY and SUPDIST variables to distinguish among enumeration districts within the same state.

Codes

ENUMDIST is a 4-digit numeric variable that reports the household's census enumeration district. ENUMDIST specific variable codes for missing, edited, or unidentified observations, observations not applicable (N/A), observations not in universe (NIU), top and bottom value coding, etc. are provided below by Census year (and data sample if specified).

User Note: Prior to 1930, enumeration districts are unique by supervisor's district SUPDIST within states. In 1930 enumeration districts are unique by county within states. Users must read them with one of the STATE variables (STATEICP, STATEFIP) to distinguish among enumeration districts located in different states, and with the COUNTY variable to distinguish among enumeration districts within the same state. In 1940 enumeration districts are unique by county and supervisor's district within states. Users must read them with one of the STATE variables (STATEICP, STATEFIP) to distinguish among enumeration districts located in different states, and with the COUNTY and SUPDIST variables to distinguish among enumeration districts within the same state.

ENUMDIST Specific Variable Codes
9999 = missing

Comparability

This variable means the same thing across years and samples. The districts are numbered differently from year to year, however.

Universe

  • 1880-1900: All households and group quarters except in Alaska and Hawaii.
  • 1910: All households and group quarters. Not available for 25% of cases in 1910 US Census 1% and 1.4% samples (the specific cases can be identified by SAMP1910 as samples 2, 5, and 6).
  • 1920-1940: All households and group quarters.

Availability

United States
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  • 1940: 100%
  • 1930: 1%; 5%
  • 1920: --
  • 1910: All samples
  • 1900: 5%; 1%; 1.2% ovrsmp
  • 1880: All samples
  • 1870: --
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Puerto Rico
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  • 1930: All samples
  • 1920: All samples
  • 1910: All samples

Flags

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Editing Procedure

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