State Economic Areas, 1970 & 1980
A state economic area (SEA) is a group of counties within a state, defined by topographic and economic similarities. It is a subdivision of an economic sub-region and a possible "economic area," with the advantage of being geographically comprehensive.
This dataset includes socio-economic and demographic data for all state economic areas in the US. The first data file consists of data from the 1970 Census, and has 216 variables for 510 cases. The second data file covers data from the 1980 Census, and includes 229 variables for 511 cases.