ERIC Number: ED313427
Record Type: Non-Journal
Publication Date: 1980
Reference Count: N/A
Census of Population and Housing, 1980. School District Equivalency Files: MARF 3 [and] MARF 4 [machine-readable data files].
National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.
Two data files which contain the 1980 Census of Population and Housing School District Equivalency Files, Master Reference Files (MARF) 3 and 4, are presented. These equivalency files were created by the Bureau of the Census using school district boundary maps. MARF 3 contains geographic items from census Summary Tape Files (STF) 1A and 3A as well as total population and housing counts. MARF 4 contains geographic items from census STFs 1B and 3B and total population and housing unit counts. The record count for MARF 3 is 382,058, and that for MARF 4 is 2,940,437. These files allow the user to prepare additional data summaries relevant to school districts and to relate administrative record summaries with census geographic data. TYPE OF SURVEY: National Survey; Census. POPULATION: All Persons and Housing Units in the United States. RESPONDENTS: Citizens of the United States. YEAR OF EARLIEST DATA: 1980. (SLD)
Descriptors: Census Figures, Databases, Demography, Elementary Secondary Education, Geographic Location, Housing, Online Systems, Population Distribution, Public Schools, School District Size, School Districts, Statistical Data
U.S. Department of Education (ED), Office of Educational Research and Improvement (OERI), Information Technology Branch, 555 New Jersey Avenue N.W., Washington, DC 20208-5725. Telephone (202) 357-6528/6522. (MARF 3: $175; MARF 4: $575).
Publication Type: Machine-Readable Data Files; Numerical/Quantitative Data
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: National Center for Education Statistics (ED), Washington, DC.