Data Dictionary: Census 1850
you are here: choose a survey survey data set table details
Survey: Census 1850
Data Source: Digitally transcribed by Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research. Edited, verified by Michael Haines. Compiled, edited and verified by Social Explorer.
Table: T56. School Attendance By Sex (Free Population Age 5 to 19) [7]
Universe: Free Population Age 5 to 19 Years
Table Details
T56. School Attendance By Sex (Free Population Age 5 to 19)
Universe: Free Population Age 5 to 19 Years
Variable Label
T056_001
T056_002
T056_003
T056_004
T056_005
T056_006
T056_007
Notes:
  • 1850 census did not identify age range of persons in school.
  • Caution: Census provided number of individuals attending school. Not Attending School was computed by subtracting those attending school from Total Free Population 5-19.
  • Universe: Free Population 15 to 19 calculated By Social Explorer.
  • Free population 5 to 19 for various counties are is lower than total population attending school for these counties. Social Explorer inserted 0 for all not in school categories for these counties.