Data Dictionary: Census 1960 (US, County & State)
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Table: T38. Age By Sex [39]
Universe: Total Population
Table Details
T38. Age By Sex
Universe: Total Population
Variable Label
T038_001
T038_002
T038_003
T038_004
T038_005
T038_006
T038_007
T038_008
T038_009
T038_010
T038_011
T038_012
T038_013
T038_014
T038_015
T038_016
T038_017
T038_018
T038_019
T038_020
T038_021
T038_022
T038_023
T038_024
T038_025
T038_026
T038_027
T038_028
T038_029
T038_030
T038_031
T038_032
T038_033
T038_034
T038_035
T038_036
T038_037
T038_038
T038_039
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