Documentation: Census 1960 Tracts Only Set
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Publisher: U.S. Census Bureau
Document: Mother Tongue of the Foreign Born (Volume II, Part I - Subject Reports)
citation:
U.S. Bureau of the Census. U.S. Census of Population: 1960. Subject Reports, Mother Tongue of the Foreign Borne. Final Report PC(2)-1E. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 1966.
Mother Tongue of the Foreign Born (Volume II, Part I - Subject Reports)
General
This report, based on the 1960 Census of Population, presents 25-percent sample data on the mother tongue of the foreign-born population. Statistics on mother tongue are shown by age, sex, color, years of school completed, and country of birth for the United States and regions. A distribution of the mother tongue of the foreign-born population is shown for States and for standard metropolitan statistical areas of 250,000 or more with 25,000 or more foreign-born persons.
Related Materials
1960 Census reports
Statistics on mother tongue of the foreign born are shown for the United States, regions, divisions, and States in 1960 Census of Population. Volume I, Characteristics of the Population, Part 1, United States Summary. In the State parts of Volume I, statistics are presented for States and their urban and rural parts and for selected standard metropolitan statistical areas, urbanized areas, urban places of 10,000 or more, and counties.

The report PC(2)-1B, Persons of Spanish Surname, presents statistics on the mother tongue of foreign born white persons of Spanish surname by country of birth and sex for five Southwestern States, by urban and rural residence.
1940 Census reports
Data on mother tongue for 19^0 are published in the report Nativity and Parentage of the White Population, Mother Tongue. This report presents statistics based on a 5-percent sample of the population enumerated in 1940. The I940 report presents data on mother tongue for the white population of the United States cross-classified by age, sex, nativity, parentage, and country of origin. The data on mother tongue by nativity and parentage are shown for the urban and rural parts of the United States, regions, divisions, and States, and for cities of 500,000 or more. Tables presenting statistics on mother tongue classified by age are shown for the United States by urban and rural residence and for regions. Data on mother tongue by country of origin are shown for similar areas.
Availability of Unpublished Data
Data for 1960 shown in this report for regions are also available for States and four cities (Chicago, Los Angeles, New York, and Philadelphia). Photocopies of these tabulations may be obtained at cost.

Data for 1960 on the mother tongue of the foreign- born population similar to table 41 of the State reports in 1960 Census of Population, Volume I, Characteristics of the Population, are available on magnetic tape for urban places of 2,500 to 10,000, the balance of each urbanized area, and the rural- nonfarm parts of counties. These data are available at cost.

Requests for unpublished data, giving a specific description of the figures desired, may be made in writing to the Chief, Population Division, Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C. 20233.