Data Dictionary: Census 1960 Tracts Only Set
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Survey: Census 1960 Tracts Only Set
Data Source: Data collected by the U.S. Census Bureau. Data tabulated by DUALabs.
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Census 1960 Tracts Only Set

This data collection contains selected variables at the tract level from the 1960 Census of Population and Housing obtained from National Data Use and Access Laboratories (DUALabs, Inc.). Information is provided on population characteristics such as urban and rural residency, number of White and nonwhite population, persons aged 5, 14, 25, and older, nonwhite females aged 14 and older, married women in the labor force, persons in the experienced civilian labor force, and persons with Puerto Rican or Spanish birth or parentage, including the age and marital status of those with a Puerto Rican or Spanish surname. Information is also provided on housing characteristics such as occupancy and vacancy status of house, contract rent and gross rent, quality and value of housing, basement facilities, plumbing, heating equipment, source of water, sewage disposal, bathrooms and rooms, persons per room, household structure, units in structure, and persons in household unit, as well as household relationships. Other demographic variables provide information on age, race, sex, marital status, residence, years of schooling, occupation, employment status, place of work, and family income. Note that County data comes from Michael R. Haines set called "Historical, Demographic, Economic, and Social Data: The United States, 1790-2000" which comes from the printed forms of U.S. Census Bureau, while Tract data comes from DUALabs sets.

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