U.S. GEOGRAPHIC SUMMARY DATA AND BOUNDARY FILES

The National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) provides population, housing, agricultural, and economic data, along with GIS-compatible boundary files, for geographic units in the United States from 1790 to the present.

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What is IPUMS?

IPUMS stands for data integrated across time, space and scientific domains. IPUMS makes it easy to study change and conduct comparative research--by imposing consistent codes, supplying detailed documentation, and creating customized datasets. Data and services are available free of charge. Learn more about IPUMS.

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Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development National Science Foundation University of Minnesota