Documentation: Census 1960 (US, County & State)
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Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau
Document: Nativity and Parentage (Volume II, Part I - Subject Reports)
citation:
U.S. Bureau of the Census. U.S. Census of Population: 1960. Subject Reports, Nativity and Parentage. Final Report PC(2)-1A. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 1965.
Nativity and Parentage (Volume II, Part I - Subject Reports)
General
This report, based on the 1960 Census of Population, presents 25-percent sample data on the social and economic characteristics of the population by nativity, parentage, and country of origin. Data are shown separately for native persons of native parentage, native persons of foreign or mixed parentage, and foreign-born persons. This information includes statistics on age, sex, color, years of school completed, marital status, and occupation of the employed for the United States and regions. Age data are shown by country of origin and metropolitan status for the foreign born and native of foreign or mixed parentage, for the United States and regions. Age of the foreign stock by nativity and sex, and by color, is shown for the United States and States.
Related Materials
1960 Census reports
Statistics on nativity and parentage of the population and on the country of origin of the foreign stock are presented for States and their urban and rural parts, and for selected standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSA's), urbanized areas, urban places of 10,000 or more, and counties in chapter C of 1960 Census of Population, Volume I, Characteristics of the Population. Similar statistics are presented for each census tract in tracted areas in 1960 Census of Population and Housing, Series PHC(1), Census Tracts. In chapter D of Volume I, statistics on nativity are shown by single years of age for States and by age groups for selected standard metropolitan statistical areas and cities, and statistics on the country of origin by nativity are shown for the State and for selected standard metropolitan statistical areas.

Several other reports in Series PC(2) and PC(3) contain additional information on nativity, parentage, and country of origin of the population. Subjects covered in these reports are mother tongue of the foreign born, nonwhite population by race, persons of Spanish surname, mobility, school enrollment, educational attainment, marital status, families, fertility, and occupational characteristics.
1950 Census reports
Data on the characteristics of the white population by nativity, parentage, and country of origin, based on tabulations of the 1950 Census data, are presented in 1950 Census of Population, Volume IV, Special Reports, Part 3A, Nativity and Parentage. The characteristics for which statistics are presented in the 1950 report include age, sex, marital status, years of school completed, employment status, occupation, and income. In Addition, data on the foreign-born white and their countries of birth appear in Volume II, Characteristics of the Population, for States, counties, standard metropolitan areas, urbanized areas, places of 10,000 or more, and selected smaller places. Similar data were presented for census tracts in Volume III, Census Tract Statistics. Statistics on the country of birth and other characteristics of the foreign-born nonwhite appear in the 1950 special report Nonwhite Population by Race. Additional information on nativity and country of origin of the white population appear in the special reports of Volume IV, Education and Employment and Personal Characteristics.
Availability of Unpublished Data
Photocopies of unpublished tabulations containing data on the foreign stock by country of origin, similar to table 40 of the State reports of Volume I, 1960 Census of Population, are available at cost for areas outside tracted areas as follows: Wards in cities of 25,000 or more, urban places, and remainder of minor civil divisions.
Data shown in this report for the United States and regions are also available for States and four cities-Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and Philadelphia. Photocopies of these unpublished tabulations may be obtained at cost. Request for unpublished data, giving a specific description of the figures desired, may be made in writing to the Chief, Population Division, Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C., 20233.