Census Tract Data, 1940: Elizabeth Mullen Bogue File (ICPSR 2930)

Principal Investigator(s): Bogue, Donald

Summary:

The 1940 Census Tract files were originally created by keypunching the data from the printed publications prepared by the Bureau of the Census. The work was done under the direction of Dr. Donald Bogue, whose wife, Elizabeth Mullen Bogue, completed much of the data work. Subsequently, the punchcards were converted to data files and transferred to the National Archive and Records Administration (NARA). ICPSR received copies of these files from NARA and converted the binary block length records to ASCII format.

Series: Census Tract Data, 1940, 1950, 1960, and 1970: Elizabeth Mullen Bogue Files Series

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DS0:  Study-Level Files
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DS1:  Birmingham, Alabama - Download All Files (2.457 MB)
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DS2:  Berkeley, California - Download All Files (2.477 MB)
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DS3:  Long Beach, California - Download All Files (3.211 MB)
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DS4:  Los Angeles, California - Download All Files (3.266 MB)
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DS5:  Oakland, California - Download All Files (2.522 MB)
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DS6:  San Francisco, California - Download All Files (2.673 MB)
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DS7:  Denver, Colorado - Download All Files (2.432 MB)
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DS8:  Hartford, Connecticut - Download All Files (2.474 MB)
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DS9:  New Haven, Connecticut - Download All Files (2.396 MB)
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DS10:  Washington, DC-Maryland-Virginia - Download All Files (2.599 MB)
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DS11:  Atlanta, Georgia - Download All Files (2.651 MB)
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DS12:  Augusta, Georgia - Download All Files (2.341 MB)
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DS13:  Macon, Georgia - Download All Files (2.37 MB)
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DS14:  Savannah, Georgia - Download All Files (2.432 MB)
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DS15:  Chicago, Illinois - Download All Files (5.301 MB)
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DS16:  Indianapolis, Indiana - Download All Files (2.744 MB)
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DS17:  Des Moines, Iowa - Download All Files (2.432 MB)
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DS18:  Kansas City, Kansas-Missouri - Download All Files (2.586 MB)
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DS19:  Louisville, Kentucky-Indiana - Download All Files (2.615 MB)
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DS20:  New Orleans, Louisiana - Download All Files (2.718 MB)
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DS21:  Baltimore, Maryland - Download All Files (2.796 MB)
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DS22:  Boston, Massachusetts - Download All Files (2.792 MB)
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DS23:  Cambridge, Massachusetts - Download All Files (2.387 MB)
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DS24:  Detroit, Michigan - Download All Files (3.846 MB)
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DS25:  Flint, Michigan - Download All Files (2.496 MB)
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DS26:  Duluth, Minnesota-Superior, Wisconsin - Download All Files (2.412 MB)
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DS27:  Minneapolis-St. Paul, Minnesota - Download All Files (2.715 MB)
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DS28:  St. Paul, Minnesota - Download All Files (2.548 MB)
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DS29:  St. Louis, Missouri-Illinois - Download All Files (3.085 MB)
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DS30:  Atlantic City, New Jersey - Download All Files (2.364 MB)
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DS31:  Camden, New Jersey - Download All Files (2.367 MB)
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DS32:  Elizabeth, New Jersey - Download All Files (2.358 MB)
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DS33:  Jersey City, New Jersey - Download All Files (2.805 MB)
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DS34:  Newark, New Jersey - Download All Files (2.606 MB)
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DS35:  Paterson-Cliffton-Passaic, New Jersey - Download All Files (2.39 MB)
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DS36:  Trenton, New Jersey - Download All Files (2.361 MB)
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DS37:  Buffalo, New York - Download All Files (2.522 MB)
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DS38:  New York, New York - Download All Files (3.411 MB)
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DS39:  Rochester, New York - Download All Files (2.573 MB)
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DS40:  Syracuse, New York - Download All Files (2.486 MB)
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DS41:  Yonkers, New York - Download All Files (2.367 MB)
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DS42:  Akron, Ohio - Download All Files (2.509 MB)
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DS43:  Cincinnati, Ohio - Download All Files (2.776 MB)
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DS44:  Cleveland, Ohio - Download All Files (3.411 MB)
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DS45:  Columbus, Ohio - Download All Files (2.486 MB)
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DS46:  Dayton, Ohio - Download All Files (2.464 MB)
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DS47:  Toledo, Ohio - Download All Files (2.467 MB)
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DS48:  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Download All Files (2.525 MB)
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DS49:  Portland, Oregon-Washington - Download All Files (2.483 MB)
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DS50:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Download All Files (3.591 MB)
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DS51:  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Download All Files (3.871 MB)
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DS52:  Providence, Rhode Island-Pawtucket, Massachusetts - Download All Files (2.448 MB)
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DS53:  Memphis, Tennessee - Download All Files (2.56 MB)
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DS54:  Nashville, Tennessee - Download All Files (2.419 MB)
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DS55:  Austin, Texas - Download All Files (2.335 MB)
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DS56:  Dallas, Texas - Download All Files (2.496 MB)
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DS57:  Houston, Texas - Download All Files (2.451 MB)
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DS58:  Richmond, Virginia - Download All Files (2.441 MB)
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DS59:  Seattle, Washington - Download All Files (2.544 MB)
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DS60:  Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Download All Files (2.783 MB)
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DS61:  Codebook for All Parts
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Study Description

Citation

Bogue, Donald. Census Tract Data, 1940: Elizabeth Mullen Bogue File. ICPSR02930-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02930.v1

Persistent URL: http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR02930.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • National Science Foundation
  • United States Department of Health and Human Services. National Institutes of Health. Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development
  • United States Agency for International Development
  • University of Chicago. Social Sciences Division

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, census tract level, censuses, demographic characteristics, ethnicity, historical data, household composition, housing, housing conditions, population

Geographic Coverage:   Akron, Alabama, Atlanta, Atlantic City, Augusta, Austin, Baltimore, Berkeley, Birmingham, Boston, Buffalo, California, Cambridge, Camden, Chicago, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Clifton, Colorado, Columbus (Ohio), Connecticut, Dallas, Dayton, Denver, Des Moines, Detroit, District of Columbia, Duluth, Elizabeth, Flint, Georgia, Hartford, Houston, Illinois, Indiana, Indianapolis, Iowa, Jersey City, Kansas, Kansas City (Kansas), Kentucky, Long Beach, Los Angeles, Louisville, Macon, Maryland, Massachusetts, Memphis, Michigan, Milwaukee, Minneapolis, Minnesota, Missouri, Nashville, New Haven, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York (state), New York City, Oakland, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Oregon, Passaic, Paterson, Pawtucket, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland (Oregon), Providence, Rhode Island, Richmond, Rochester (New York), San Francisco, Savannah, Seattle, St. Louis, St. Paul, Superior, Syracuse, Tennessee, Texas, Toledo, Trenton, United States, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin, Yonkers

Time Period:  

  • 1940

Date of Collection:  

  • 1940-04

Universe:   All persons and housing units in the United States.

Data Types:   aggregate data

Data Collection Notes:

The first two records in each file are city- and metro-level data with a record length of 3,298. The other records are tract-level data with a record length of 2,033. Both record types have 405 variables.

Produced by University of Chicago, Community and Family Study Center, 1975.

Methodology

Data Source:

publications of the U.S. Government (Record Group 287)

Version(s)

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 61 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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