Data Dictionary: Census 1960 (US, County & State)
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Table: T26. Age (Short Version) (Male Population) [5]
Universe: Male Population
Table Details
T26. Age (Short Version) (Male Population)
Universe: Male Population
Variable Label
T026_001
T026_002
T026_003
T026_004
T026_005
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: 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.
 
Age
The age classification is based on the age of the person in completed years as of April 1, 1960, as determined from the reply to a question on month and year of birth.

Table D. Median Age of the White Population, By Nativity and Parentage, For Conterminous United States: 1900 To 1960
Census year Total Native Foreign born
Total Native of foreign or mixed parentage
1960 30.1 28.3 43.0 57.7
1950 30.6 28.6 23.8 56.1
1940 29.5 26.9 29.4 51.0
1930 26.9 23.7 24.7 43.9
1920 25.6 22.4 21.6 40.0
1910 24.4 21.4 20.0 37.2
1900 23.4 20.2 18.2 38.5