Sequential serial number, person record
SERIAL is an IPUMS MEPS-constructed value that is an identifying number unique to each household in a given survey year. The combination of YEAR and SERIAL provides a unique identifier for every household in the IPUMS MEPS database.
SERIAL is a 6-digit numeric variable.
- 1996-2019: All households.
- 1996-2020: All households.
- No weights are available for this variable. Please refer to SERIAL for more information.