Data Dictionary: Census 1960 Tracts Only Set
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Table: T38. Marital Status (100% Sample) [6]
Universe: Population Age 14+
Table Details
T38. Marital Status (100% Sample)
Universe: Population Age 14+
Variable Label
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.
Marital status
This classification refers to the person's marital status at the time of enumeration. Persons classified as married comprise, therefore, both those who have been married only once and those who remarried after having been widowed or divorced. The enumerators were instructed to report persons in common-law marriages as married and persons whose only marriage had been annulled as single. Separated persons are included in the count of married persons.