1990 Industry Codes

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This page presents the 1990 census industrial classification system recorded in the IPUMS variable IND. The page shows each industrial category and its corresponding IND code. The industries are organized into several large groupings (e.g., agriculture). In addition to this contemporary system, the IPUMS codes all census years into the 1950 industrial classification scheme, recording them in the variable IND1950.

Industrial Category
NOT APPLICABLE WHOLESALE TRADE PROFESSIONAL AND RELATED SERVICES
AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, AND FISHERIES RETAIL TRADE PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION
MINING FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY
CONSTRUCTION BUSINESS AND REPAIR SERVICES EXPERIENCED UNEMPLOYED NOT CLASSIFIED BY INDUSTRY
MANUFACTURING PERSONAL SERVICES
TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS, AND OTHER PUBLIC UTILITIES ENTERTAINMENT AND RECREATION SERVICES

NOT APPLICABLE

000
N/A (not applicable)

AGRICULTURE, FORESTRY, AND FISHERIES

010
Agricultural production, crops
011
Agricultural production, livestock
012
Veterinary services
020
Landscape and horticultural services
030
Agricultural services, n.e.c.
031
Forestry
032
Fishing, hunting, and trapping

MINING

040
Metal mining
041
Coal mining
042
Oil and gas extraction
050
Nonmetallic mining and quarrying, except fuels

CONSTRUCTION

060
All construction

MANUFACTURING

Nondurable Goods

Food and kindred products:
100
Meat products
101
Dairy products
102
Canned, frozen, and preserved fruits and vegetables
110
Grain mill products
111
Bakery products
112
Sugar and confectionery products
120
Beverage industries
121
Misc. food preparations and kindred products
122
Food industries, n.s.
130
Tobacco manufactures


Textile mill products:
132
Knitting mills
140
Dyeing and finishing textiles, except wool and knit goods
141
Carpets and rugs
142
Yarn, thread, and fabric mills
150
Miscellaneous textile mill products


Apparel and other finished textile products:
151
Apparel and accessories, except knit
152
Miscellaneous fabricated textile products


Paper and allied products:
160
Pulp, paper, and paperboard mills
161
Miscellaneous paper and pulp products
162
Paperboard containers and boxes


Printing, publishing, and allied industries:
171
Newspaper publishing and printing
172
Printing, publishing, and allied industries, except newspapers


Chemicals and allied products:
180
Plastics, synthetics, and resins
181
Drugs
182
Soaps and cosmetics
190
Paints, varnishes, and related products
191
Agricultural chemicals
192
Industrial and miscellaneous chemicals


Petroleum and coal products:
200
Petroleum refining
201
Miscellaneous petroleum and coal products


Rubber and miscellaneous plastics products:
210
Tires and inner tubes
211
Other rubber products, and plastics footwear and belting
212
Miscellaneous plastics products


Leather and leather products:
220
Leather tanning and finishing
221
Footwear, except rubber and plastic
222
Leather products, except footwear


Durable Goods

Lumber and wood products, except furniture:
230
Logging
231
Sawmills, planing mills, and millwork
232
Wood buildings and mobile homes
241
Miscellaneous wood products
242
Furniture and fixtures


Stone, clay, glass, and concrete products:
250
Glass and glass products
251
Cement, concrete, gypsum, and plaster products
252
Structural clay products
261
Pottery and related products
262
Misc. nonmetallic mineral and stone products


Metal industries:
270
Blast furnaces, steelworks, rolling and finishing mills
271
Iron and steel foundries
272
Primary aluminum industries
280
Other primary metal industries
281
Cutlery, handtools, and general hardware
282
Fabricated structural metal products
290
Screw machine products
291
Metal forgings and stampings
292
Ordnance
300
Miscellaneous fabricated metal products
301
Metal industries, n.s.


Machinery and computing equipment:
310
Engines and turbines
311
Farm machinery and equipment
312
Construction and material handling machines
320
Metalworking machinery
321
Office and accounting machines
322
Computers and related equipment
331
Machinery, except electrical, n.e.c.
332
Machinery, n.s.


Electrical machinery, equipment, and supplies:
340
Household appliances
341
Radio, TV, and communication equipment
342
Electrical machinery, equipment, and supplies, n.e.c.
350
Electrical machinery, equipment, and supplies, n.s.


Transportation equipment:
351
Motor vehicles and motor vehicle equipment
352
Aircraft and parts
360
Ship and boat building and repairing
361
Railroad locomotives and equipment
362
Guided missiles, space vehicles, and parts
370
Cycles and miscellaneous transportation equipment


Professional and photographic equipment, and watches:
371
Scientific and controlling instruments
372
Medical, dental, and optical instruments and supplies
380
Photographic equipment and supplies
381
Watches, clocks, and clockwork operated devices
390
Toys, amusement, and sporting goods
391
Miscellaneous manufacturing industries
392
Manufacturing industries, n.s.

TRANSPORTATION, COMMUNICATIONS, AND OTHER PUBLIC UTILITIES

Transportation:
400
Railroads
401
Bus service and urban transit
402
Taxicab service
410
Trucking service
411
Warehousing and storage
412
U.S. Postal Service
420
Water transportation
421
Air transportation
422
Pipe lines, except natural gas
432
Services incidental to transportation


Communications:
440
Radio and television broadcasting and cable
441
Telephone communications
442
Telegraph and miscellaneous communications services


Utilities and sanitary services:
450
Electric light and power
451
Gas and steam supply systems
452
Electric and gas, and other combinations
470
Water supply and irrigation
471
Sanitary services
472
Utilities, n.s.

WHOLESALE TRADE

Durable Goods:
500
Motor vehicles and equipment
501
Furniture and home furnishings
502
Lumber and construction materials
510
Professional and commercial equipment and supplies
511
Metals and minerals, except petroleum
512
Electrical goods
521
Hardware, plumbing and heating supplies
530
Machinery, equipment, and supplies
531
Scrap and waste materials
532
Miscellaneous wholesale, durable goods


Nondurable Goods:
540
Paper and paper products
541
Drugs, chemicals, and allied products
542
Apparel, fabrics, and notions
550
Groceries and related products
551
Farm-product raw materials
552
Petroleum products
560
Alcoholic beverages
561
Farm supplies
562
Miscellaneous wholesale, nondurable goods
571
Wholesale trade, n.s.

RETAIL TRADE

580
Lumber and building material retailing
581
Hardware stores
582
Retail nurseries and garden stores
590
Mobile home dealers
591
Department stores
592
Variety stores
600
Miscellaneous general merchandise stores
601
Grocery stores
602
Dairy products stores
610
Retail bakeries
611
Food stores, n.e.c.
612
Motor vehicle dealers
620
Auto and home supply stores
621
Gasoline service stations
622
Miscellaneous vehicle dealers
623
Apparel and accessory stores, except shoe
630
Shoe stores
631
Furniture and home furnishings stores
632
Household appliance stores
633
Radio, TV, and computer stores
640
Music stores
641
Eating and drinking places
642
Drug stores
650
Liquor stores
651
Sporting goods, bicycles, and hobby stores
652
Book and stationery stores
660
Jewelry stores
661
Gift, novelty, and souvenir shops
662
Sewing, needlework, and piece goods stores
663
Catalog and mail order houses
670
Vending machine operators
671
Direct selling establishments
672
Fuel dealers
681
Retail florists
682
Miscellaneous retail stores
691
Retail trade, n.s.

FINANCE, INSURANCE, AND REAL ESTATE

700
Banking
701
Savings institutions, including credit unions
702
Credit agencies, n.e.c.
710
Security, commodity brokerage, and investment companies
711
Insurance
712
Real estate, including real estate-insurance offices

BUSINESS AND REPAIR SERVICES

721
Advertising
722
Services to dwellings and other buildings
731
Personnel supply services
732
Computer and data processing services
740
Detective and protective services
741
Business services, n.e.c.
742
Automotive rental and leasing, without drivers
750
Automobile parking and carwashes
751
Automotive repair and related services
752
Electrical repair shops
760
Miscellaneous repair services

PERSONAL SERVICES

761
Private households
762
Hotels and motels
770
Lodging places, except hotels and motels
771
Laundry, cleaning, and garment services
772
Beauty shops
780
Barber shops
781
Funeral service and crematories
782
Shoe repair shops
790
Dressmaking shops
791
Miscellaneous personal services

ENTERTAINMENT AND RECREATION SERVICES

800
Theaters and motion pictures
801
Video tape rental
802
Bowling centers
810
Miscellaneous entertainment and recreation services

PROFESSIONAL AND RELATED SERVICES

812
Offices and clinics of physicians
820
Offices and clinics of dentists
821
Offices and clinics of chiropractors
822
Offices and clinics of optometrists
830
Offices and clinics of health practitioners, n.e.c.
831
Hospitals
832
Nursing and personal care facilities
840
Health services, n.e.c.
841
Legal services
842
Elementary and secondary schools
850
Colleges and universities
851
Vocational schools
852
Libraries
860
Educational services, n.e.c.
861
Job training and vocational rehabilitation services
862
Child day care services
863
Family child care homes
870
Residential care facilities, without nursing
871
Social services, n.e.c.
872
Museums, art galleries, and zoos
873
Labor unions
880
Religious organizations
881
Membership organizations, n.e.c.
882
Engineering, architectural, and surveying services
890
Accounting, auditing, and bookkeeping services
891
Research, development, and testing services
892
Management and public relations services
893
Miscellaneous professional and related services

PUBLIC ADMINISTRATION

900
Executive and legislative offices
901
General government, n.e.c.
910
Justice, public order, and safety
921
Public finance, taxation, and monetary policy
922
Administration of human resources programs
930
Administration of environmental quality and housing programs
931
Administration of economic programs
932
National security and international affairs

ACTIVE DUTY MILITARY

Armed Forces:
940
Army
941
Air Force
942
Navy
950
Marines
951
Coast Guard
952
Armed Forces, branch not specified
960
Military Reserves or National Guard

EXPERIENCED UNEMPLOYED NOT CLASSIFIED BY INDUSTRY

992
Last worked 1984 or earlier


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