1987 Economic Census


There are reference guides for the 1987 Economic Census, with information on how it was conducted, tabulated, and published, along with copies of the questionnaires and codes:

  • Geographic Reference Manual : 1987 Economic Censuses.
    Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1988.
    G 108.7 .U67 1987g - Business
  • Micarelli, William F.
    History of the 1987 Economic Censuses.
    Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1992.
    HC 106.8 .M493 1992 - Business
  • Zeisset, Paul T.
    Guide to the 1987 Economic Censuses and Related Statistics.
    Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, [1990].
    HC 106.8 .Z65 1990g - Business

Print Holdings

The Business Library has a complete set of the print publications from the 1987 Economic Census. Look on the pages for each part of the 1987 Economic Census for a list of print holdings.

Other printed reports:

  • Women-Owned Businesses.
    C 3.250:WB 87-1 -U.S. Government Documents
    HD 2346 .U5 W65 1990 - Business
  • 1987 Survey of Minority-Owned Business Enterprises. 4 vols.
    Washington, D.C. : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1990-1991.
    HD 2346 .U5 A17 1990 - Business

Internet Information

Data from the 1987 Economic Census is not available on the web, except as comparative files released with the 1992 Economic Census.

CD-ROM Holdings

All of the data and reports from the 1987 Economic Census have been released on CD-ROM:

  • 1987 Economic Censuses, CD-ROM, Vol. 1, Release 1E: Retail Trade, Wholesale Trade, Service Industries, Transportation, Manufactures, Mineral Industries, Construction Industries, and more.
    C 3.277:Ec 7/987/CD/v. 1/rel. 1E/corr - Electronic Data Service
  • 1987 Economic Censuses, CD-ROM, Vol. 2, Release 2B, ZIP Code Statistics: Retail Trade, Service Industries, Manufactures, Agriculture.
    C 3.277:Ec 7/987/v. 2/Rel. 2B - Electronic Data Service