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1990 Printed Reports

Availability: Print-on-demand reports (see prices below), or contact Customer Services at 301-763-4636 for pricing information on other reports. The prices of these reports are determined by the page count (See Guide to Print-on-Demand Prices).

Also available free online in PDF format.

1990 Census of Population (CP publication series)

General Population Characteristics (CP-1)

Detailed statistics on age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, marital status, and household relationship characteristics.

The following three reports are included in the 1990 CP-1 report series and will present data for American Indian and Alaska Native areas, MA's, and UA's.

General Population Characteristics for American Indian and Alaska Native Areas. Data shown for American Indian and Alaska Native areas--American Indian reservations, trust lands, tribal jurisdiction statistical areas in Oklahoma, tribal designated statistical areas, Alaska Native village statistical areas, and Alaska Native Regional Corporations.

General Population Characteristics for Metropolitan Areas. This report includes data for the individual MA's and their component areas.

General Population Characteristics for Urbanized Areas. This report includes data for the individual UA's and their component areas.

Individual state tables available online in PDF.

Social and Economic Characteristics (CP-2)

These reports focus on the population subjects collected on a sample basis in 1990.

The following three reports are includes in the 1990 CP-2 report series and present data for American Indian and Alaska Native areas, MA's, and UA's.

Social and Economic Characteristics for American Indian and Alaska Native Areas. Data shown for American Indian and Alaska Native areas.

Social and Economic Characteristics for Metropolitan Areas. Data shown for MA's.

Social and Economic Characteristics for Urbanized Areas. Data shown for UA's.

Individual state tables available online in PDF.

Population Subject Reports (CP-3)

NOTE: The following reports are in PDF Format.

1990 Census of Housing (CH publication series)

1990 Census of Housing, General Housing Characteristics (CH-1)

These reports present detailed statistics on units in structure, value and rent, number of rooms, tenure, and vacancy characteristics.

The following three reports are included in the 1990 CH-1 report series and present data for American Indian and Alaska Native areas, MA's, and UA's.

General Housing Characteristics for American Indian and Alaska Native Areas. Data shown for American Indian and Alaska Native areas.

General Housing Characteristics for Metropolitan Areas. This report includes data for the individual MA's and their component areas.

General Housing Characteristics for Urbanized Areas. Data shown for individual UA's and their component areas.

Individual state tables available online in PDF.

1990 Census of Housing, Detailed Housing Characteristics (CH-2)

These reports focus on the housing subjects collected on a sample basis in 1990.

The following three reports are included in the 1990 CH-2 report series and present data for American Indian and Alaska Native areas, MA's, and UA's.

Detailed Housing Characteristics for American Indian and Alaska Native Areas. Data shown for American Indian and Alaska Native areas.
Detailed Housing Characteristics for Metropolitan Areas. Data shown for MA's.
Detailed Housing Characteristics for Urbanized Areas. Data shown for UA's.

Individual state tables available online in PDF.

1990 Census of Housing, Housing Subject Reports (CH-3)

CH-3-1 Metropolitan Housing Characteristics [PDF]

1990 Census of Housing, Residential Finance (CH-4)

CH-4-1 Residential Finance [PDF]

1990 Census of Population and Housing (CPH publication series)

SUMMARY POPULATION AND HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS 1990, CPH-1

Availability: Pre-Printed reports no longer available. Data from these reports were derived from the 1990 Census Summary Tape File 1

Subject content: Reports provided data based on the 100-percent questions asked of the entire population and about every household. Data items included: Population and housing unit counts, and summary statistics on age, sex, race, Hispanic origin, families and family characteristics, households and household characteristics, group quarters, population density; also, contract rent, Hispanic origin of householder, meals included in rent, persons per occupied unit, persons per room, race of householder, rooms, tenure (owned or rented), units in structure (five categories), vacancy characteristics, value, and land area. Age data were provided for 12 age ranges, suggesting the degree of detail shown for general population topics.

Geography: The State, counties, place by county and county subdivision and alphabetically for the State, county subdivision by county and alphabetically for the State (12 States only: Connecticut, Maine, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, Vermont, and Wisconsin), and American Indian and Alaska Native areas.

POPULATION AND HOUSING UNIT COUNTS 1990 (CPH-2)

Availability: A series of reports available for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Reports are available in PDF format on the Census Bureau's web site and as print-on-demand reports from the Customer Services Center. Reports are based on data collected in Summary Tape File 1.

Subject content: Reports provide total population and housing unit counts for 1990 and previous censuses. Some tables show data from 1940. Also included is land area in square miles and kilometers, as well as population and housing unit density. The report also groups the data by type of residence -- urban and rural, for instance, within the State or county. This report excludes the characteristics of population and housing -- race and rent, for example. The comparable 1980 report series is Number of Inhabitants (P80-1-A).

Geography: Data are shown for United States, regions, divisions, metropolitan areas, urbanized areas -- in the first summary volume; in the remaining volumes, states (total and inside or outside metropolitan and urban areas); counties, minor civil divisions/census county divisions, incorporated and other places, American Indian and Alaska Native areas, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands of the United States.

NOTE: The following reports are in PDF Format.

Population and Housing Characteristics for Congressional Districts of the 103rd Congress (CPH-4)

Availability: One report for each State and the District of Columbia showing population and housing data for Congressional Districts, counties, places of 10,000 or more inhabitants, and minor civil division's (MCD's) of 10,000 or more inhabitants in selected States within each Congressional District.

Population characteristics: Age (19 categories), including voting age persons by race; ancestry; citizenship; class of worker; disability; educational attainment; family type and presence of children; fertility; group quarters; Hispanic origin; household type and relationship; income in 1989; (other income categories are median income per person, household, family, and nonfamily household); industry; labor force status, including for persons 16 to 19 years by school enrollment and educational attainment; labor force status in 1989, including weeks and hours worked; land area; language spoken at home and ability to speak English; marital status; means of transportation to work; migration (residence in 1985), nativity; occupation; period of military service; place of birth; population density; poverty status in 1989; race; residence in 1985; school enrollment and type of school; sex; urban, rural, and farm residence (persons); veteran status; workers in family in 1989.

Housing characteristics: Age of householder; bedrooms (six categories); condominium status; contract rent; gross rent; Hispanic origin of householder; house heating fuel; household income in 1989; household type and relationship; householder 65 years and over; kitchen facilities; land area; meals included in rent; mortgage status and selected monthly owner costs; persons per room; persons in unit; persons per unit; plumbing facilities; race of householder; rooms; sewage disposal; source of water; telephone in unit; tenure (housing owned or rented), including tenure by race and Hispanic origin of householder; units in structure; vacancy characteristics; value; vehicles available; year householder moved into unit; year structure built.

Individual state tables and associated documentation available online in PDF.

SUMMARY SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS 1990 (CPH-5)

Availability: A series of reports available for each of the 50 states, the District of Columbia, Puerto Rico, and the U.S. Virgin Islands. Reports are available in PDF format on the Census Bureau's web site and as print-on-demand reports from the Customer Services Center. Reports are based on data collected in Summary Tape File 3.

Subject content: Reports provide data based on the 100-percent questions asked of the entire population and about every household as well as questions asked of a sample of the population and housing units. Some of the topics covered include:

Population characteristics: disability; educational attainment; family type and presence of own children; income in 1989; labor force status, including for persons 16 to 19 years by school enrollment and educational attainment; labor force status in 1989, including weeks and hours worked; language spoken at home and ability to speak English; means of transportation to work; nativity; place of birth; poverty status in 1989; residence in 1985; school enrollment and type of school; veteran status.

Housing characteristics: bedrooms; condominium; gross rent; house heating fuel; kitchen facilities; mortgage status and selected monthly owner costs; plumbing facilities; sewage disposal; source of water; telephone in unit; tenure; vehicles available; year householder moved into unit; and year structure built.

Geography: State, counties, places, and county subdivisions, and American Indian and Alaska Native areas.

Note: Following the publication of this series of reports, the Census Bureau discovered errors in the data on weeks worked in 1989, usual hours worked per week in 1989, mobility limitation, and self-care limitation. The errors affected Tables 5 and 6, Employment Status and Journey to Work Characteristics: 1990, and Tables 7 and 8, Disability Status: 1990.

NOTE: The following reports are in PDF Format.

SOCIAL, ECONOMIC, AND HOUSING CHARACTERISTICS 1990, Outlying Areas (CPH-6)

Availability: Print-on-demand reports available from the Customer Services Center. Also available online in PDF format.

Subject content: This report series includes a separate publication for each area -- American Samoa, Guam, the Northern Mariana Islands, and Palau. These reports provide data for all the population and housing subjects included in the 1990 censuses of the Pacific Outlying Areas. The data are derived from STF 1 and 3.

Geography: American Samoa, district, island, county, village; Guam, election district, place; Northern Mariana Islands, municipality, municipal district, place; Palau, State, municipality, place.

NOTE: The following reports are in PDF Format.

  • American Samoa (CPH-6-AS) | D1-D90-CPH6-00-AS1 | $70 394 pp
  • Guam (CPH-6-G) | D1-D90-CPH6-00-GU1 | $65 351 pp
  • Northern Mariana Islands (CPH-6-CNMI) | D1-D90-CPH6-00-NMI1 | $60 296 pp
  • Republic of Palau (CPH-6-P) Not available

Evaluation and Research Reports, 1990 (CPH-E)

NOTE: The following reports are in PDF Format.

1990 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-L-100 through CPH-L-112) Poverty Statistics

Poverty Statistics

1990 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-L-113 through CPH-L-132) Income Statistics

Income Statistics

1990 Census of Population and Housing (CP-R) Guide

NOTE: The following reports are in PDF Format.

1990 Census of Population and Housing (CPH-S) Supplementary Reports

NOTE: The following reports are in PDF Format.

Technical Documentation

1990 Census of Population and Housing

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