Data Dictionary: Census 1940 Census Tract Only
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Table: T18. Age By Sex (White Population Only) [35]
Universe: White Population
Table Details
T18. Age By Sex (White Population Only)
Universe: White Population
Variable Label
T018_001
T018_002
T018_003
T018_004
T018_005
T018_006
T018_007
T018_008
T018_009
T018_010
T018_011
T018_012
T018_013
T018_014
T018_015
T018_016
T018_017
T018_018
T018_019
T018_020
T018_021
T018_022
T018_023
T018_024
T018_025
T018_026
T018_027
T018_028
T018_029
T018_030
T018_031
T018_032
T018_033
T018_034
T018_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.