Data Dictionary: Census 1960 Tracts Only Set
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Table: T24. Age (Puerto Rican/Spanish Surname Population) [17]
Universe: Puerto Rican/Spanish Surname Population
Table Details
T24. Age (Puerto Rican/Spanish Surname Population)
Universe: Puerto Rican/Spanish Surname Population
Variable Label
T024_001
T024_002
T024_003
T024_004
T024_005
T024_006
T024_007
T024_008
T024_009
T024_010
T024_011
T024_012
T024_013
T024_014
T024_015
T024_016
T024_017
Relevant Documentation:
Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; U.S. Censuses of Population and Housing: 1960. Census Tracts. Final Report PHC(1)-11. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1962.
 
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.

Excerpt from: Social Explorer; U.S. Census Bureau; U.S. Censuses of Population and Housing: 1960. Census Tracts. Final Report PHC(1)-11. U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C., 1962.
 
Persons of Spanish surname and Puerto Ricans
In order to obtain data on Spanish- and Mexican/Americans for areas of the United States where most of them live, white persons (and white heads of households) of Spanish surname were distinguished separately in five Southwestern States (Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas). In all other States, Puerto Rican persons (and heads of households) were identified. Puerto Rican comprise persons born in Puerto Rico and persons of native parentage with at least one parent born in Puerto Rico.