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||T71. Literacy (Free Population Age 20 and Over) 
Universe: Free Population Age 20 and Over
||Literacy (Free Population Age 20 and Over)
||Universe: Free Population Age 20 and Over
- 1850 census iterated literacy for 20 and over population only.
- Caution: Census provided number of individuals who cannot read or write. "Literate" was computed by subtracting illiterates from Total Free Population 20 and up (excluding individuals with unknown age).
- Universe: "Free Population 20 and over" calculated By SE.
- Powhatan, VA did not iterate illiterate population. Literate population was not calculated for this county.