Documentation: Census 1960 (US, County & State)
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Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau
Document: Nonwhite Population by Race (Volume II, Part I - Subject Reports)
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U.S. Bureau of the Census. U.S. Census of Population: 1960. Subject Reports, Nonwhite Population by Race. Final Report PC(2)-1C. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 1963.
Nonwhite Population by Race (Volume II, Part I - Subject Reports)
General
This report, based on the 1960 Census of Population, contains 25-percent sample data on social and economic characteristics of the nonwhite population by race, for the United States, regions, and selected States and standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSA's). Data are shown for the Negro, American Indian, Japanese, Chinese, and Filipino races. This information includes nativity, residence in 1955, years of school completed, marital status, relationship to head of household, family composition and characteristics, employment status, hours worked, weeks worked in 1959, occupation, industry, and income.

The last two tables of this report contain complete-count data on nonwhite races in Hawaii and Alaska. Data are shown separately for Japanese, Chinese, Filipinos, Hawaiians, and part-Hawaiians in Hawaii, and for Aleuts, Eskimos, and American Indians in Alaska. The information in these tables includes age, marital status, and household relationship.
Related Reports
Information for 1960 on racial composition for the United States and regions and for divisions, States, SMSA's, urbanized areas, urban places of 10,000 or more, and counties is given for each race by sex in Volume I, Characteristics of the Population, chapter B, for all States, Parts 2 through 52. In the same chapter, there are statistics for the white and Negro races, and for all other races combined for urban places of 2,500 to 10,000, places of 1,000 to 2,500, and minor civil divisions or census county divisions. Similar data are given for each census tract in tracted areas in 1960 Censuses of Population and Housing, Series PHC(l), Census Tracts. Statistics on State of birth, residence in 1955, educational attainment, family composition, employment status, occupation, industry, and income are presented, by color, in chapter C of Volume I, for States and their urban-rural parts, and for selected SMSA's and counties. Statistics on age, family composition, occupation, industry, and income for Negroes and all other nonwhite persons are presented in chapter D of Volume I, for the United States, regions, States, SMSA's of 250,000 or more, and counties of 250,000 or more. In addition, in Volume I and in reports in the PC(2) series, most characteristics shown for the total population are also presented for the total nonwhite population. Detailed characteristics by race for specific subjects are included in the following reports: PC(2)-3A, Women by Number of Children Ever Born; PC(2)-4A, Families ; PC(2)-6A, Employment Status and Work Experience; PC(2)-7A, Occupational Characteristics; and PC(2)-8A, Inmates of Institutions. Several other PC(2) reports which are devoted to subjects other than race call for one or more tables presenting cross-classification of the major subjects by detailed race.
Data from the 1950 Census of Population on social and economic characteristics of Negroes, Indians, Japanese, Chinese, Filipinos, and all other races are presented in 1950 Census of Population, Volume IV, Part 3, chapter B, Nonwhite Population by Race. Data on Negroes, Indians, Japanese, and Chinese for 1950 are also contained in Volume II, Characteristics of the Population, chapter B, for States and their urban and rural parts. In addition, statistics on Negroes and other nonwhite races combined are presented for counties, standard metropolitan areas (SMA's) urbanized areas, and urban places of 10,000 or more; and statistics on Indians, Japanese, and Chinese are presented for selected counties and cities. Statistics for Negroes and other nonwhite races are presented in 1950 Census of Population, Volume III, Census Tract Statistics. Data on Negroes, Indians, Japanese, and Chinese are also presented in Volume IV, Part 5, chapter B, Education. Detailed data on occupation, industry, and income for Negroes and for persons of other nonwhite races combined are presented for States and SMA's of 100,000 or more in chapter C of Volume II. Information for the same racial categories appears in the following special reports of Volume IV: Employment and Personal Characteristics, Occupational and Industrial Characteristics. Institutional Population, and Characteristics by Size of Place. The classification of the population, by color is a basic classification in the presentation of census statistics, and information on the total nonwhite population is to be found in most of the reports of the 1950 Census.
Availability Of Unpublished Data
Photocopies of unpublished tabulations containing the number of Negroes and of persons of all other non- white races combined are available at cost for each census tract in tracted areas, ward in cities of 25,000 or more, urban place, and remainder of minor civil division. These tabulations include other social characteristics relating to the total and nonwhite population within each area. Data on characteristics of each of the nonwhite races included in tables 1 to 58 are available on magnetic tape for States, SMSA's of 250,000 or more by urban-rural residence, and for the nonmetropolitan balance of States by urban-rural residence. These data can be made available on a reimbursable basis. Requests for unpublished data giving a specific description of the figures desired maybe made in writing to the Chief, Population Division, Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C., 20233. Inquiries concerning unpublished data should be transmitted to the Bureau as soon as possible because tape files are not maintained indefinitely.