IPUMS USA Terms of Use

When registering to use IPUMS USA, users agreed to the terms below. To check your account status or register to use IPUMS USA, see account options.

Redistribution: You will not redistribute the data without permission

You may not redistribute any data from IPUMS-USA Full Count data. For IPUMS-USA Sample data, you may publish a subset of the data to meet journal requirements for accessing data related to a particular publication. Contact us for permission for any other redistribution of IPUMS-USA Sample data; we will consider requests for free and commercial redistribution.

Cite the IPUMS USA data appropriately

For information on proper citation refer to citation and use. Publications and research reports making use of IPUMS USA should be added to our Bibliography.

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