Data Dictionary: Census 1920
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Survey: Census 1920
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
  • Billings-Sioux, ND, Armstrong, SD, Clark-Fremont, ID, Lea-Roosevelt, NM, Converse-Natrona, WY, and Mariposa-Mono, CA were recognized as counties but do not contain any demographic information. Armstrong, SD has iterations on Farm status and output. Billings-Sioux, ND, Clark-Fremont, ID, Lea-Roosevelt, NM, Converse-Natrona, WY, and Mariposa-Mono, CA have enumerations on all manufacturing iterations.
  • In tables concerning race, users are advised that Alaska and its counties did not enumerate Black Population, while Hawaii iterated only Black Population.
  • Hopewell, VA and Yellowstone National Park, WY do not have any enumerations relating to Farms and Manufacturing.
Tables
Social Explorer Dataset  (110 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 Rural Population
T5 Sex
T6 Sex (White Population)
T7 Sex (Native Born White Population)
T8 Sex (Foreign Born White Population)
T9 Sex (Black Population)
T10 Sex By Race (Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T11 Sex By Race By Nativity/Citizenship Status (Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T12 Age
T12A Age - Cumulative (Less)
T12B Age - Cumulative (More)
T13 Age By Sex (Population Age 18 to 44 Years)
T14 Race
T15 Race By Sex
T16 Race, By Nativity For White Population (Population Age 10 And Over)
T17 Race (Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T18 Race By Sex (Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T19 Nativity (White Population)
T20 Nativity By Sex (White Population)
T21 Nativity (White Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T22 Parentage (White Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T23 Parentage (Native Born White Population)
T24 Parentage (Native White Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T25 Parentage By Sex (Native White Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T26 Parentage By Sex (White Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T27 Citizenship Status (Foreign Born White Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T28 Citizenship Status (White Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T29 Sex By Citizenship Status (Foreign Born White Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T30 Place of Birth (White Population)
T31 Place of Birth (White Foreign Born Population)
T32 School Attendance
T33 School Attendance By Age (Attending School Age 7 TO 20)
T34 Literacy (Population Age 10 Years And Over)
T35 Literacy (White Population Age 10 Years And Over)
T36 Literacy (White Native Born Population Age 10 Years And Over)
T37 Literacy (White Foreign Born Population Age 10 Years And Over)
T38 Literacy (Black Population Age 10 Years And Over)
T39 Literacy By Race (Population Age 10 Years And Over)
T40 Literacy By Race (Illiterate Population Age 10 Years And Over)
T41 Literacy By Nativity (White Population Age 10 Years And Over)
T42 Literacy By Nativity (Illiterate White Population Age 10 Years And Over)
T43 Literacy By Race, By Nativity for White (Population Age 10 Years And Over)
T44 Literacy (Population Age 16 to 20 Years)
T45 Literacy (Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T46 Literacy By Sex (Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T47 Literacy (Male Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T48 Literacy (Female Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T49 Literacy By Race (Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T50 Literacy (White Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T51 Literacy (Black Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T52 Literacy By Sex By Race (Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T53 Literacy (Native Born White Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T54 Literacy (Native Born White Male Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T55 Literacy (Native Born White Female Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T56 Literacy (Foreign Born White Population Age 21 Years Old And Over)
T57 Literacy (Foreign Born White Male Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T58 Literacy (Foreign Born White Female Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T59 Literacy By Nativity (Illiterate White Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T60 Literacy By Sex (Illiterate White Native Born Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T61 Literacy By Sex (Illiterate White Foreign Born Population Age 21 Years And Over)
T62 Dwelling Units
T63 Families
T64 Tenure
T65 Tenure By Mortgage Status
T66 Mortgage Status (Owned Homes)
T67 Farms By Sex of Farm Operator
T68 Farms By Race (And Nativity For White Farmers)
T69 Farms By Nativity (White Farmers)
T70 Farms By Acreage
T71 Farms By Tenure
T72 Farms By Tenure By Land Lease and Payment Method
T73 Farms By Land Lease (Owner Operated Farm)
T74 Farms By Payment Method (Farms Operated By Tenants)
T75 Farms By Race of Farmer (For Owned or Rented Farms)
T76 Farms By Race of Farmer (Owner Operated Farms)
T77 Farms By Race of Farmer (Tenant Operated Farms)
T78 Farms By Nativity of Farmer (Owner Operated Farms)
T79 Farms By Nativity of Farmer (White Operated Tenant Farms)
T80 Farms Tenure By Race of Farmer, By Nativity For White
T81 Improved/Unimproved Farm Land Acreage
T82 Farm Land Acreage By Tenure
T83 Farm Land Acreage By Farm Tenure By Improved/Unimproved Farmland
T84 Farm Land Acreage By Improved/Unimproved Farmland (Owner Operated Farms)
T85 Farm Land Acreage By Improved/Unimproved Farmland (Tenant Operated Farms)
T86 Farm Land Acreage By Improved/Unimproved Farmland (Manager Operated Farms)
T87 Approximate Land Area in Acres
T88 Value of Farms
T89 Land and Building Value of Farms By Tenure
T90 Value of Crops
T91 Average Value of All Farm Property
T92 Average Value of All Farm Property (Owner Operated Farms)
T93 Average Value of All Farm Property (Tenant Operated Farms)
T94 Average Value of All Farm Property (Manager Operated Farms)
T95 Average Value of Crops Per Farm
T96 Manufacturing Establishments
T97 Number of Manufacturing Workers
T98 Manufacturing Cost
T99 Value of Manufactured Output
T100 Manufacturing Value Added
T101 Capacity of Primary Engines in Manufacturing Establishment
T102 Area
T103 Population Per Square Mile
T104 Urban Population 1920 (1930 Census)
T105 Rural Population 1920 (1930 Census)
Notes:
  • Billings-Sioux, ND, Armstrong, SD, Clark-Fremont, ID, Lea-Roosevelt, NM, Converse-Natrona, WY, and Mariposa-Mono, CA were recognized as counties but do not contain any demographic information. Armstrong, SD has iterations on Farm status and output. Billings-Sioux, ND, Clark-Fremont, ID, Lea-Roosevelt, NM, Converse-Natrona, WY, and Mariposa-Mono, CA have enumerations on all manufacturing iterations.
  • In tables concerning race, users are advised that Alaska and its counties did not enumerate Black Population, while Hawaii iterated only Black Population.
  • Hopewell, VA and Yellowstone National Park, WY do not have any enumerations relating to Farms and Manufacturing.