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Census Tract-Level Data, 1960 (ICPSR 7552)

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Summary:

This data collection contains selected variables at the tract level from the 1960 Census of Population and Housing. Information is provided on population characteristics such as urban and rural residency, number of White and nonwhite population, persons aged 5, 14, 25, and older, nonwhite females aged 14 and older, married women in the labor force, persons in the experienced civilian labor force, and persons with Puerto Rican or Spanish birth or parentage, including the age and marital status of those with a Puerto Rican or Spanish surname. Information is also provided on housing characteristics such as occupancy and vacancy status of house, contract rent and gross rent, quality and value of housing, basement facilities, plumbing, heating equipment, source of water, sewage disposal, bathrooms and rooms, persons per room, household structure, units in structure, and persons in household unit, as well as household relationships. Other demographic variables provide information on age, race, sex, marital status, residence, years of schooling, occupation, employment status, place of work, and family income. The data were obtained from DUALabs, Inc.

Series: Census of Population and Housing, 1960 [United States] Series

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Dataset(s)

DS0:  Study-Level Files
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DS1:  New Hampshire - Download All Files (3.8 MB)
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DS2:  Connecticut - Download All Files (7.8 MB)
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DS3:  Massachusetts - Download All Files (11.6 MB)
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DS4:  Rhode Island - Download All Files (5.3 MB)
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DS5:  Maine - Download All Files (4 MB)
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DS6:  Delaware - Download All Files (4.6 MB)
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DS7:  New York - Download All Files (40.9 MB)
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DS8:  District of Columbia - Download All Files (4.9 MB)
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DS9:  Maryland - Download All Files (9 MB)
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DS10:  Virginia - Download All Files (7.5 MB)
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DS11:  Pennsylvania - Download All Files (24.7 MB)
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DS12:  Louisiana - Download All Files (7.1 MB)
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DS13:  Florida - Download All Files (8.8 MB)
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DS14:  Georgia - Download All Files (7.3 MB)
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DS15:  Alabama - Download All Files (5.9 MB)
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DS16:  North Carolina - Download All Files (6.5 MB)
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DS17:  South Carolina - Download All Files (5.2 MB)
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DS18:  Michigan - Download All Files (16.2 MB)
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DS19:  Wisconsin - Download All Files (7.4 MB)
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DS20:  Minnesota - Download All Files (7.7 MB)
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DS21:  Nebraska - Download All Files (5.1 MB)
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DS22:  Iowa - Download All Files (5.2 MB)
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DS23:  West Virginia - Download All Files (4 MB)
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DS24:  Missouri - Download All Files (8.5 MB)
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DS25:  Kansas - Download All Files (6.2 MB)
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DS26:  Ohio - Download All Files (17.8 MB)
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DS27:  Kentucky - Download All Files (5.8 MB)
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DS28:  Indiana - Download All Files (9 MB)
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DS29:  Tennessee - Download All Files (6.7 MB)
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DS30:  Arkansas - Download All Files (4.4 MB)
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DS31:  Oklahoma - Download All Files (6.2 MB)
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DS32:  Texas - Download All Files (16.7 MB)
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DS33:  Hawaii - Download All Files (4.8 MB)
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DS34:  Oregon - Download All Files (6 MB)
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DS35:  Nevada - Download All Files (3.7 MB)
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DS36:  Arizona - Download All Files (5.8 MB)
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DS37:  Utah - Download All Files (4.8 MB)
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DS38:  Colorado - Download All Files (6.9 MB)
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DS39:  New Mexico - Download All Files (4.3 MB)
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DS40:  Washington - Download All Files (8.1 MB)
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DS41:  California - Download All Files (40 MB)
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DS42:  Illinois - Download All Files (20.8 MB)
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Study Description

Citation

United States Department of Commerce. Bureau of the Census. Census Tract-Level Data, 1960. ICPSR07552-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 2007-12-13. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR07552.v1

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Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   age, census data, census tract level, censuses, counties, demographic characteristics, education, household composition, household income, housing, housing conditions, labor force, marital status, occupations, populations, race, rental housing, rural areas, urban areas, White Americans

Geographic Coverage:   Alabama, Arizona, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Mexico, New York (state), North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Puerto Rico, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Virginia, Washington

Time Period:  

  • 1960

Universe:   Persons aged 14 years and older in developed and vacant housing units in the United States.

Data Types:   census/enumeration data

Data Collection Notes:

Users of the Census Tract-Level Data, 1960 (ICPSR 7552) are advised that not all states are available in this collection. ICPSR does not have data for Alaska, Idaho, Mississippi, Montana, New Jersey, North Dakota, South Dakota, Vermont, and Wyoming. The user is reminded that for some of the aforementioned states there is no data available since these states are not tracted.

Methodology

Data Source:

self-enumerated questionnaires

Version(s)

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Version History:

  • 2007-12-13 SAS, SPSS, and Stata setup files have been added to this data collection.
  • 2006-01-12 All files were removed from dataset 43 and flagged as study-level files, so that they will accompany all downloads.

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