Census U.S. Intercensal County Population Data, 1970-2014

The Census Bureau's Population Estimates Program publishes population estimates each year.

The 1970s, 1980s, 1990s, 2000s, and 2010s

files were modified to make a single .csv file of county and state intercensal population data that is easier use.

Spreadsheets and statistical software can read the comma-separated CSV file.
The Stata .dta file can be converted to other formats using conversion software such as Stat/Transfer.

To download files in Internet Explorer, right click on them and select "Save Target As...".

Updates and changes.

Comma-separated variables CSV Stata .dta SAS .sas7bdat Desc
county_population.csv county_population.dta county_population.sas7bdat desc

National data users might find the national-level file easier to work with:

Year(s) Source Data File Layout Stata SAS CSV Desc
2010- data txt dta sas7bdat csv desc
1990-2000 data txt dta sas7bdat csv desc

Contact data@nber.org with questions, comments, or suggestions.

Last Update: January 5, 2016 Created by Jean Roth September 4, 2007

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