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Decennial Census 1990 Summary Tape File 1B

Summary Tape File 1 (STF 1) contains 100-percent data. Population items include age, race, sex, marital status, Hispanic origin, household type, and household relationship. Population items are cross tabulated by age, race, Hispanic origin, or sex. Housing items include occupancy/vacancy status, tenure, units in structure, contract rent, meals included in rent, value, and number of rooms in housing unit. Housing data are cross tabulated by race or Hispanic origin of householder or by tenure. Selected aggregates and medians also are provided. Data are presented in 37 population tables (matrices) and 63 housing tables (matrices).

Data Download

The 1990 Census Summary File 1B data are presented in comma-delimited (CSV) files for the State of Texas, Texas places, each of the Texas counties, and summary levels.

State Level

This compressed (.zip) file contains 5 comma-delimited data files and 1 comma-delimited geo file. This file contains a header row and data from the 1990 Summary Tape File 1B data.

Whole Place Level

This compressed (.zip) file contains 5 comma-delimited data files and 1 comma-delimited geo file. This file contains a header row and data from the 1990 Summary Tape File 1B data. The contents include whole place level data

County Level

A list of Texas counties compressed (.zip) CSV files that can be downloaded individually. These compressed (.zip) comma-delimited files contain a header row and data for the county level 1990 Summary Tape File 1B data. The contents include individual county level data down to the block level.

Summary Level

A list of summary level compressed (.zip) CSV files that can be downloaded individually. These compressed (.zip) comma-delimited files contain a header row and data for the summary level 1990 Summary Tape File 1B data. Summary Level Sequence Chart on pages 6-1 and 6-2 (pp. 23-24) in the 1990 Census Summary Tape File 1B Technical Documentation

Documentation & Reference Information

  • Technical Documentation
    Technical documentation for Summary File data provides the data dictionary, table matrices, and geographic summary levels necessary for utilizing the data files provided in the previous section.