Puerto Ricans in the United States (Volume II, Part I - Subject Reports)
This report, based on the 1960 Census of Population, contains 25-percent sample data on social and economic characteristics of the population of Puerto Rican birth and parentage for the United States, in States with a Puerto Rican population of 25,000 or more, and in standard metropolitan statistical areas of 250,000 or more with a Puerto Rican population of 25,000 or more. Statistics are presented separately for persons of Puerto Rican birth and those of Puerto Rican parentage on age, residence in 1955, years of school completed, school enrollment, marital status, relationship to head of household, family composition and characteristics, employment status, hours worked, occupation, industry, weeks worked, and income.
Information on the Puerto Rican population for census tracts is presented in Census Tracts, Series PHC(1), for all tracted areas except those in Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Data include the number, of persons of Puerto Rican birth and Puerto Rican parentage for each census tract. Social and economic characteristics of the Puerto Rican population in census tracts having 400 or more Puerto Ricans are shown for tracted areas with a total of 5)000 or more such persons. Statistics on the distribution by State of 1960 residence of persons of Puerto Rican birth living in the United States are presented in Final Report PC(2)-2A, State of Birth. These data are classified by color and sex. Additional information on the social and economic characteristics of Puerto Ricans for the United States, and in some cases for regions, States, and SMSA1s, is planned for presentation in several of the PC(2) reports relating to fertility and education. Comparable data on Puerto Ricans living in Puerto Rico may be found in Volume I, Characteristics of the Population, Puerto Rico, Part 53, of the 1960 Census. Data from the 1950 Census of Population on persons of Puerto Rican origin for continental United States and New York City are published in U.S. Census of Population: ,1950, Volume IV, Special Reports, chapter D, Puerto Ricans in the United States.
For States other than Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas, photocopies of unpublished tabulations of social and economic characteristics of Puerto Ricans comparable to those published in Census Tracts, Series PHC(1), are available at cost for areas outside tracted areas as follows: Wards in cities of 25,000 or more, urban places, and remainder of minor civil divisions. The data presented in this report in tables 1 to 7 are available on magnetic tape for all States, standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSA's) of 250,000 or more by urban-rural residence, and the nonmetropolitan balance of States by urban- rural residence. These data can be made available on a reimbursable basis. Inquiries concerning unpublished data should be transmitted to the Bureau as soon as possible because tape files are not maintained indefinitely. Requests for unpublished data giving a specific description of the figures desired may be made in writing to the Chief, Population Division, Bureau of the Census, Washington 25, D.C.