Data Dictionary: Census 1860
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Survey: Census 1860
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.
Data set: Social Explorer Dataset (SE)
Dataset Description
Social Explorer Dataset
Documentation

Full survey documentation is available here.

Notes
  • Lyon/Buncombe, IA, Osceola, IA, Madison, NE, Platte, NE, Monroe-Dade, FL, Baylor, TX, Callahan, TX, Coleman,TX, Concho, TX, Dimmit, TX, Duval, TX, Edwards, TX, Hardeman, TX, Haskell, TX, Jones, TX, Kimble, TX, Knox, TX, La Salle, TX, Mcculloch, TX, Mcmullen, TX, Menora, TX, Runnels, TX, Taylor, TX, Deseret, UT, Greasewood, UT, Walade, UT, and Unincorporated Territory, UT were considered as counties in 1860. However, there are no enumerations or iterations present for these counties.
Tables
Social Explorer Dataset  (166 tables)
Table Title
T1 Total Population
A1 Population Density
A2 Area (square miles)
T2 Urban Population (Places of 2,500 and over)
T3 Urban Population (Cities of 25,000 and over)
T4 Sex
T5 Sex (White Population)
T6 Sex (Colored Population)
T7 Sex (Free Colored Population)
T8 Sex (Slave Population)
T9 Sex (Mixed Indian & White Population)
T10 Sex (Indian Population)
T11 Sex (Asian Population)
T12 Sex (Non-Indian Population)
T13 Sex (Foreign Born Population)
T14 Sex (White Foreign Born Population)
T15 Sex (Black Foreign Born Population)
T16 Sex (Mulatto Foreign Born Population)
T17 Sex (Native Born Population)
T18 Sex (White Native Born Population)
T19 Sex (Black Native Born Population)
T20 Sex (Mulatto Native Born Population)
T21 Sex By Age
T21A Sex By Age - Cumulative (Less)
T21B Sex By Age - Cumulative (More)
T22 Sex By Age (White Population)
T22A Sex By Age (White Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T22B Sex By Age (White Population) - Cumulative (More)
T23 Sex By Age (Colored Population)
T23A Sex By Age (Colored Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T23B Sex By Age (Colored Population) - Cumulative (More)
T24 Sex By Age (Free Colored Population)
T24A Sex By Age (Free Colored Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T24B Sex By Age (Free Colored Population) - Cumulative (More)
T25 Sex By Age (Slave Population)
T25A Sex By Age (Slave Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T25B Sex By Age (Slave Population) - Cumulative (More)
T26 Sex By Age (Mixed Indian & White Population)
T26A Sex By Age (Mixed Indian & White Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T26B Sex By Age (Mixed Indian & White Population) - Cumulative (More)
T27 Sex By Age (Indian)
T27A Sex By Age (Indian) - Cumulative (Less)
T27B Sex By Age (Indian) - Cumulative (More)
T28 Sex By Age (Asian Population)
T28A Sex By Age (Asian Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T28B Sex By Age (Asian Population) - Cumulative (More)
T29 Age
T29A Age - Cumulative (Less)
T29B Age - Cumulative (More)
T30 Age (White Population)
T30A Age (White Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T30B Age (White Population) - Cumulative (More)
T31 Age (White Male Population)
T31A Age (White Male Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T31B Age (White Male Population) - Cumulative (More)
T32 Age (White Female Population)
T32A Age (White Female Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T32B Age (White Female Population) - Cumulative (More)
T33 Age (Colored Population)
T33A Age (Colored Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T33B Age (Colored Population) - Cumulative (More)
T34 Age (Colored Male Population)
T34A Age (Colored Male Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T34B Age (Colored Male Population) - Cumulative (More)
T35 Age (Colored Female Population)
T35A Age (Colored Female Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T35B Age (Colored Female Population) - Cumulative (More)
T36 Age (Free Colored Population)
T36A Age (Free Colored Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T36B Age (Free Colored Population) - Cumulative (More)
T37 Age (Free Colored Male Population)
T37A Age (Free Colored Male Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T37B Age (Free Colored Male Population) - Cumulative (More)
T38 Age (Free Colored Female Population)
T38A Age (Free Colored Female Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T38B Age (Free Colored Female Population) - Cumulative (More)
T39 Age (Slave Population)
T39A Age (Slave Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T39B Age (Slave Population) - Cumulative (More)
T40 Age (Slave Male Population)
T40A Age (Slave Male Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T40B Age (Slave Male Population) - Cumulative (More)
T41 Age (Slave Female Population)
T41A Age (Slave Female Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T41B Age (Slave Female Population) - Cumulative (More)
T42 Age (Mixed Indian & White Population)
T42A Age (Mixed Indian & White Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T42B Age (Mixed Indian & White Population) - Cumulative (More)
T43 Age (Mixed Indian & White Male Population)
T43A Age (Mixed Indian & White Male Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T43B Age (Mixed Indian & White Male Population) - Cumulative (More)
T44 Age (Mixed Indian & White Female Population)
T44A Age (Mixed Indian & White Female Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T44B Age (Mixed Indian & White Female Population) - Cumulative (More)
T45 Age (Indian Population)
T45A Age (Indian Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T45B Age (Indian Population) - Cumulative (More)
T46 Age (Indian Male Population)
T46A Age (Indian Male Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T46B Age (Indian Male Population) - Cumulative (More)
T47 Age (Indian Female Population)
T47A Age (Indian Female Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T47B Age (Indian Female Population) - Cumulative (More)
T48 Age (Asian Population)
T48A Age (Asian Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T48B Age (Asian Population) - Cumulative (More)
T49 Age (Asian Male Population)
T49A Age (Asian Male Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T49B Age (Asian Male Population) - Cumulative (More)
T50 Age (Asian Female Population)
T50A Age (Asian Female Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T50B Age (Asian Female Population) - Cumulative (More)
T51 Race
T52 Race (Native Born Population)
T53 Race (Foreign Born Population)
T54 Race By Sex
T55 Race By Sex (Foreign Born Population)
T56 Race By Age
T56A Race By Age - Cumulative (Less)
T56B Race By Age - Cumulative (More)
T57 Race By Sex By Age
T57A Race By Sex By Age - Cumulative (Less)
T57B Race By Sex By Age - Cumulative (More)
T58 Slave Status
T59 Slave Status By Sex
T60 Slave Status By Age
T60A Slave Status By Age - Cumulative (Less)
T60B Slave Status By Age - Cumulative (More)
T61 Slave Status By Race
T62 Slave Status By Race By Sex
T63 Slave Status By Race By Age
T63A Slave Status By Race By Age - Cumulative (Less)
T63B Slave Status By Race By Age - Cumulative (More)
T64 Slave Status By Race By Sex By Age
T64A Slave Status By Race By Sex By Age - Cumulative (Less)
T64B Slave Status By Race By Sex By Age - Cumulative (More)
T65 Slave Status By Sex (Colored Population)
T66 Slave Status By Age (Colored Population)
T66A Slave Status By Age (Colored Population) - Cumulative (Less)
T66B Slave Status By Age (Colored Population) - Cumulative (More)
T67 Slave Status By Sex By Age (Colored population)
T67A Slave Status By Sex By Age (Colored population) - Cumulative (Less)
T67B Slave Status By Sex By Age (Colored population) - Cumulative (More)
T68 Families
T69 Slaveholders By Number of Slaves Held
T70 Nativity (Free Population)
T71 Nativity by Sex (Free Population)
T72 Nativity By Race (Free Population)
T73 Nativity by Race by Sex (Free Population)
T74 Farms By Acreage
T75 Improved/Unimproved Farmland Acres
T76 Value of Farm, Farm Equipment, And Products
T77 Manufacturing Establishments
T78 Persons Employed in Manufacturing
T79 Manufacturing Expenditures
T80 True Value of Real Estate
T81 Churches By Faith
T82 Church Accommodations By Faith
T83 Church Property Value By Faith
T84 Annual Value of Products in Manufacturing
T85 Capital Invested in Manufacturing
T86 Cost of Raw Materials in Manufacturing
T87 Cost of Labor in Manufactuing
T88 Water Way Identifier
T89 Rail Way Identifier
Notes:
  • Lyon/Buncombe, IA, Osceola, IA, Madison, NE, Platte, NE, Monroe-Dade, FL, Baylor, TX, Callahan, TX, Coleman,TX, Concho, TX, Dimmit, TX, Duval, TX, Edwards, TX, Hardeman, TX, Haskell, TX, Jones, TX, Kimble, TX, Knox, TX, La Salle, TX, Mcculloch, TX, Mcmullen, TX, Menora, TX, Runnels, TX, Taylor, TX, Deseret, UT, Greasewood, UT, Walade, UT, and Unincorporated Territory, UT were considered as counties in 1860. However, there are no enumerations or iterations present for these counties.