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This dataset contains the U.S. Census Bureau's internal data base providing historical statistics on the finances of municipal governments (plus townships in four states). It is based on the statistics formerly published in the publication series, "City Government Finances."
It spans fiscal years between 1951 and 2006 and covers the finance topics of revenue, expenditure, debt, and cash and security holdings.
This data base contains statistics on 184 finance items.
Note:- however, that data are not available for every one of these variables for all years. These finance data are in thousands of dollars. Population data are in whole numbers.
Values "-11111" Indicates data not available.
Historical versions of this dataset since 07 April 2015 are available.
The information about original data source is available only to premium users.