Data Dictionary: Census 1960 (US, County & State)
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Table: T29. Age (Detailed) [19]
Universe: Total Population
Table Details
T29. Age (Detailed)
Universe: Total Population
Variable Label
T029_001
T029_002
T029_003
T029_004
T029_005
T029_006
T029_007
T029_008
T029_009
T029_010
T029_011
T029_012
T029_013
T029_014
T029_015
T029_016
T029_017
T029_018
T029_019
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