Data Dictionary: Census 1940 Census Tract Only
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Table: T102. Foreign-Born (White Population Only) [34]
Universe: Foreign-Born White
Table Details
T102. Foreign-Born (White Population Only)
Universe: Foreign-Born White
Variable Label
T102_001
T102_002
T102_003
T102_004
T102_005
T102_006
T102_007
T102_008
T102_009
T102_010
T102_011
T102_012
T102_013
T102_014
T102_015
T102_016
T102_017
T102_018
T102_019
T102_020
T102_021
T102_022
T102_023
T102_024
T102_025
T102_026
T102_027
T102_028
T102_029
T102_030
T102_031
T102_032
T102_033
T102_034
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.