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Census Tract Data, 1950: Elizabeth Mullen Bogue File (ICPSR 2931) RSS

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Summary:

The 1950 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 (3,450 KB)
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DS2:  Sacramento, California - Download All Files (3,500 KB)
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DS3:  San Diego, California - Download All Files (3,600 KB)
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DS4:  San Jose, California - Download All Files (3,452 KB)
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DS5:  Denver, Colorado - Download All Files (3,434 KB)
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DS6:  Bridgeport, Connecticut - Download All Files (3,436 KB)
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DS7:  Hartford, Connecticut - Download All Files (3,448 KB)
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DS8:  New Haven, Connecticut - Download All Files (3,390 KB)
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DS9:  Washington, DC-Maryland-Virginia - Download All Files (3,602 KB)
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DS10:  Miami, Florida - Download All Files (3,508 KB)
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DS11:  Atlanta, Georgia - Download All Files (3,558 KB)
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DS12:  Chicago, Illinois - Download All Files (5,692 KB)
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DS13:  Indianapolis, Indiana - Download All Files (3,622 KB)
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DS14:  Kansas City, Kansas - Download All Files (3,550 KB)
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DS15:  Wichita, Kansas - Download All Files (3,420 KB)
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DS16:  Louisville, Kentucky-Indiana - Download All Files (3,514 KB)
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DS17:  New Orleans, Louisiana - Download All Files (3,618 KB)
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DS18:  Baltimore, Maryland - Download All Files (3,830 KB)
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DS19:  Boston, Massachusetts - Download All Files (4,262 KB)
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DS20:  Springfield-Chicopee-Holyyoke, Massachusetts - Download All Files (3,436 KB)
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DS21:  Detroit, Michigan - Download All Files (4,355 KB)
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DS22:  Flint, Michigan - Download All Files (3,462 KB)
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DS23:  Kalamazoo, Michigan - Download All Files (3,382 KB)
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DS24:  Duluth, Minnesota-Superior, Wisconsin - Download All Files (3,410 KB)
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DS25:  St. Louis, Missouri-Illinois - Download All Files (3,828 KB)
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DS26:  Omaha, Nebraska - Download All Files (3,458 KB)
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DS27:  Paterson-Cliffton-Passaic, New Jersey - Download All Files (3,452 KB)
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DS28:  Trenton, New Jersey - Download All Files (3,382 KB)
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DS29:  Buffalo, New York - Download All Files (3,588 KB)
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DS30:  Rochester, New York - Download All Files (3,512 KB)
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DS31:  Syracuse, New York - Download All Files (3,494 KB)
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DS32:  Utica-Rome, New York - Download All Files (3,392 KB)
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DS33:  Westchester County, New York - Download All Files (3,634 KB)
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DS34:  Durham, North Carolina - Download All Files (3,376 KB)
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DS35:  Greensboro, North Carolina - Download All Files (3,424 KB)
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DS36:  Akron, Ohio - Download All Files (3,470 KB)
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DS37:  Cincinnati, Ohio - Download All Files (3,642 KB)
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DS38:  Cleveland, Ohio - Download All Files (4,032 KB)
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DS39:  Colombus, Ohio - Download All Files (3,530 KB)
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DS40:  Dayton, Ohio - Download All Files (3,498 KB)
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DS41:  Toledo, Ohio - Download All Files (3,444 KB)
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DS42:  Oklahoma City, Oklahoma - Download All Files (3,528 KB)
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DS43:  Portland, Oregon-Washington - Download All Files (3,456 KB)
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DS44:  Philadelphia, Pennsylvania - Download All Files (5,065 KB)
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DS45:  Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - Download All Files (4,322 KB)
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DS46:  Providence, Rhode Island-Pawtucket, Massachusetts - Download All Files (3,408 KB)
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DS47:  Chattanooga, Tennessee-Georgia - Download All Files (3,408 KB)
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DS48:  Memphis, Tennessee - Download All Files (3,514 KB)
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DS49:  Nashville, Tennessee - Download All Files (3,468 KB)
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DS50:  Austin, Texas - Download All Files (3,364 KB)
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DS51:  Dallas, Texas - Download All Files (3,542 KB)
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DS52:  Ft. Worth, Texas - Download All Files (3,444 KB)
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DS53:  Houston, Texas - Download All Files (3,566 KB)
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DS54:  Norfolk-Portsmouth, Virginia - Download All Files (3,474 KB)
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DS55:  Richmond, Virginia - Download All Files (3,456 KB)
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DS56:  Seattle, Washington - Download All Files (3,696 KB)
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DS57:  Spokane, Washington - Download All Files (3,416 KB)
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DS58:  Tacoma, Washington - Download All Files (3,464 KB)
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DS59:  Milwaukee, Wisconsin - Download All Files (3,782 KB)
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Study Description

Citation

Bogue, Donald. Census Tract Data, 1950: Elizabeth Mullen Bogue File. ICPSR02931-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2000. doi:10.3886/ICPSR02931.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, Augusta, Austin, Baltimore, Berkeley, Birmingham, Boston, Bridgeport, Buffalo, California, Chattanooga, Chicago, Chicopee, Cincinnati, Cleveland, Clifton, Colorado, Columbus (Ohio), Connecticut, Dallas, Dayton, Denver, Detroit, District of Columbia, Duluth, Durham, Flint, Florida, Fort Worth, Georgia, Greensboro, Hartford, Holyoke, Houston, Illinois, Indiana, Indianapolis, Kalamazoo, Kansas, Kansas City (Kansas), Kentucky, Louisiana, Louisville, Maryland, Massachusetts, Memphis, Miami, Michigan, Milwaukee, Minnesota, Missouri, Nashville, Nebraska, New Haven, New Jersey, New Orleans, New York (state), Norfolk, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oklahoma City, Omaha, Oregon, Passaic, Paterson, Pawtucket, Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Portland (Oregon), Portsmouth, Providence, Rhode Island, Richmond, Rochester (New York), Rome (New York), Sacramento, San Diego, San Jose, Seattle, Spokane, Springfield (Massachusetts), St. Louis, Superior, Syracuse, Tacoma, Tennessee, Texas, Toledo, Trenton, United States, Utica, Virginia, Washington, Wichita, Wisconsin

Time Period:  

  • 1950

Date of Collection:  

  • 1950-04

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 2,058. The other records are tract-level data with a record length of 1,261. Both record types have 251 variables.

Methodology

Data Source:

publications of the United States Government (Record Group 287)

Version(s)

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Version History:

  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 60 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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