Data Dictionary: Census 1870
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Survey: Census 1870
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: T24. Literacy By Race (Population Who Cannot Write Age 21+) [5]
Universe: Population Age 21 and Over Who Cannot Write
Table Details
T24. Literacy By Race (Population Who Cannot Write Age 21+)
Universe: Population Age 21 and Over Who Cannot Write
Variable Label
T024_001
T024_002
T024_003
T024_004
T024_005
Notes:
  • Census enumerated illiteracy (cannot write) Whites and Colored 10 and above, while 21 and above for Indian and Chinese.