Data Dictionary: Census 1880
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Survey: Census 1880
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
  • Counties of Bottineau, Cavalier, Desmet, Gingras, Logan, McHenry, Mercer, Renville, Rolette, Sheridan, and Stark of Dakota Territory (present day North Dakota), counties of Cheyenne, Delano, Edmunds Forsythe/Fall River, Gregory, Hyde, White River/Jackson, Lugenbeel, Mandan, McPherson, Potter, Pratt, Presho, Tripp, Ziebach (Old),and Unorganized Territory of Dakota Territory (present day South Dakota), and counties of Andrews, Bailey, Carson, Castro, Cochran, Dallam, Hale, Hockley, Lamb, Moore, Ochiltree, Parmer, Sherman, Terry, Yoakum of Texas are all recognized as counties but do not have any demographic counts. Dickerson County, VA is missing all demographic enumerations except for “property value” and “taxes.”
  • Alaska and its counties contain only total population and white population counts without other enumerations.
Tables
Social Explorer Dataset  (57 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 Selected Age Groups
T6 Race
T7 Nativity
T8 State of Birth (Native Born Population)
T9 Place of Birth (Foreign Born Population)
T10 Place of Birth By Nativity
T11 Number of Farms
T12 Farms By Tenure
T13 Farms By Acreage
T14 Farms By Acreage (Owner Operated Farms)
T15 Farms By Acreage (Farms Rented For Fixed Money)
T16 Farms By Acreage (Farms Rented For Shares of Products)
T17 Farms By Tenure By Acreage
T18 Acreage in Farms
T19 Average Farm Size in Acres
T20 Improved/Unimproved Farm Land
T21 Value of Farm
T22 Value of Farm Equipment
T23 Value of Livestock
T24 Cost of Buildings And Repairing Fences
T25 Cost of Fertilizer Purchased
T26 Bushels of Agricultural Products
T27 Number of Manufacturing Establishments
T28 Number of People By Age Employed in Manufacturing
T29 Manufacturing Expenditures
T30 Iron And Steel Manufacturing Establishments
T31 Iron And Steel Employment
T32 Number of Employees in Iron And Steel By Sex
T33 Total Annual Wages of Iron And Steel Workers
T34 Average Hours of Work Per Week in Iron And Steel Manufacturing
T35 Average Daily Wages of Iron And Steel Workers
T36 Iron And Steel Manufacturing Expenditures
T37 New Vessels
T38 Aggregate Value of New Vessels Built
T39 Average Value of New Vessels Built
T40 Value of Repairing Vessels
T41 Total Value of All Shipbuilding Products
T42 Real Property Value
T43 Personal Property Value
T44 Taxes
T45 Farm Output Value
T46 Value of Products in Manufacturing
T47 Capital Invested in Manufacturing
T48 Value of Raw Materials in Manufacturing
T49 Annual Wages Paid in Manufacturing
T50 Value of Products in Iron And Steel Manufacturing
T51 Total Capital (Real And Personal) Invested in Iron And Steel Manufacturing
T52 Total Value of Raw Materials in Iron And Steel Manufacturing
T53 Total Annual Wages Paid in Iron And Steel Manufacturing
T54 Area
Notes:
  • Counties of Bottineau, Cavalier, Desmet, Gingras, Logan, McHenry, Mercer, Renville, Rolette, Sheridan, and Stark of Dakota Territory (present day North Dakota), counties of Cheyenne, Delano, Edmunds Forsythe/Fall River, Gregory, Hyde, White River/Jackson, Lugenbeel, Mandan, McPherson, Potter, Pratt, Presho, Tripp, Ziebach (Old),and Unorganized Territory of Dakota Territory (present day South Dakota), and counties of Andrews, Bailey, Carson, Castro, Cochran, Dallam, Hale, Hockley, Lamb, Moore, Ochiltree, Parmer, Sherman, Terry, Yoakum of Texas are all recognized as counties but do not have any demographic counts. Dickerson County, VA is missing all demographic enumerations except for “property value” and “taxes.”
  • Alaska and its counties contain only total population and white population counts without other enumerations.