|Data Dictionary:||Census 1940 Tracts Only Set|
|Data Source:||Digitally transcribed by Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Edited, verified by Michael Haines. Compiled, edited, verified and additional data entered by Social Explorer.|
Universe: Occupied Housing Units
|Excerpt from:||Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; Census Tract Data, 1940-1970: Elizabeth Mullen Bogue File|
|Census Tract Data, 1940: Elizabeth Mullen Bogue File -> Census 1940 Tract Documentation -> Population and Housing-Statistics for Census Tracts -> Definitions of Terms and Explanations -> State of repair and plumbing equipment|
Instructions specified that dwelling units were to be classified as needing major repairs when repairs were needed on such parts of the structure as floors, roof, plaster, Walls, or foundations, the continued neglect of which would impair the soundness of the structure and create a hazard to its safety as a place of residence.