Data Dictionary: Census 1940 Census Tract Only
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Table: T7. Age By Sex [35]
Universe: Total Population
Table Details
T7. Age By Sex
Universe: Total Population
Variable Label
T007_001
T007_002
T007_003
T007_004
T007_005
T007_006
T007_007
T007_008
T007_009
T007_010
T007_011
T007_012
T007_013
T007_014
T007_015
T007_016
T007_017
T007_018
T007_019
T007_020
T007_021
T007_022
T007_023
T007_024
T007_025
T007_026
T007_027
T007_028
T007_029
T007_030
T007_031
T007_032
T007_033
T007_034
T007_035
Relevant Documentation:
Race, nativity and age
Three major race classifications are distinguished in this bulletin, namely, white, Negro, and other races. Persons of Mexican birth or ancestry who were not definitely Indian or of other nonwhite race were returned as white in 1940. In tables 3a and 6a statistics for the nonwhite (Negroes and other nonwhite races combined) are shown separately for tracts with 250 or more nonwhite persons. Occupation statistics for nonwhites are presented for Southern cities only. The white population is divided into two nativity groups, native and foreign born. A person born in the United States or in any of its territories or possessions is counted as native. The foreign-born white are presented by country of birth. The country of birth classification is based on political boundaries as of January 1, 1937, and therefore includes such countries as Austria; Czechoslovakia, and Poland.
The age classification is based on the age of the person at his last birthday before the date of the census, that is, the age of the person in completed years.