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School District Estimates for 1997

The 1997 school district estimate files only contain data - no labels, no table headers, no titles. A description of the contents of the files can be found below or in the file "README" in the file directory.

Access the school district data files for 1997


I.    File Organization:

    The files in this directory contain estimates of population and poverty 
    for every school district in the United States. There is one file for each 
    of the States, the District of Columbia, and the entire United States. Each
    file has geographical identifiers, including the Department of Education's 
    Common Core of Data (CCD) ID and District name, and estimates of the total 
    population, population of school-age children, and number of 
    poor school-age children related to the head of the household.


II.   File Names

     Two kinds of files are located here:

        1) USSD97.dat           (A large file containing the estimates for
                                 every school district in the Nation)

        2) sd97_[STATE].dat     (Smaller files containing estimates for
                                 every school district in an individual state)

           where [STATE] = standard two-letter postal abbreviations.


III.  Record Layout for Files

      Position   Variable

          1- 2       FIPS State code
          4- 8       CCD District ID
         10-74       District Name
         76-83       Estimated Total Population
         85-92       Estimated Population of Children 5 to 17 years of Age
        94-101       Estimated Number of Poor Children 5 to 17 years
                     of Age who are Related to the Head of Household
       103-123       A tag indicating the file name and date of creation



Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Small Area Income and Poverty Estimates |  Last Revised: April 29, 2013