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MCNY5STR
County of residence 5 years ago, alphabetic string

Description

MCNY5STR is the original string entry for the county where the respondent lived 5 years ago. Most users will want to use a coded migration variable such as MIGSEA5. In the 1940 1% sample, users should be aware that the coded migration variables contain place information only for records that met the Census Bureau's confidentiality requirements when the 1940 PUMS was constructed. MCNY5TR, however, contains county information for all records that had an entry in the original data, which is about 5% more cases than MIGSEA5 identifies.

Codes

This variable is only available in the 1940 1% file. MCNY5STR is a 30-character alphabetic string variable which reports the county where the respondent lived 5 years ago. It is used to construct the numeric variable MIGSEA5. MCIT5STR 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 if applicable by Census year (and data sample if specified).

User Note: In the 1940 1% sample, users should be aware that the coded migration variables contain place information only for records that met the Census Bureau's confidentiality requirements when the 1940 PUMS was constructed. MCNY5TR, however, contains county information for all records that had an entry in the original data, which is about 5% more cases than MIGSEA5 identifies.

MCNY5STR Specific Variable Codes

Comparability

MCNY5STR is available only in the 1940 1% file.

Universe

  • 1940: All persons who reported their county of residence 5 years ago.

Availability

United States
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Flags

This variable has no flags.

Editing Procedure

There is no editing procedure available for this variable.