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Occupational Data from the 1860 United States Census (ICPSR 9873)

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Summary:

This data collection was compiled from the 1860 Decennial Census. Data are presented for types of occupations and number of people employed in those occupations for the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin. Occupational data for the following territories are also included: Colorado, Dakota, Nevada, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah, Washington, and the District of Columbia.

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Citation

Fogel, Robert W. Occupational Data from the 1860 United States Census. ICPSR09873-v1. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1993. http://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09873.v1

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Funding

This study was funded by:

  • University of Chicago. Booth School of Business. Walgreen Foundation

Scope of Study

Subject Terms:   census data, employment, nineteenth century, occupational categories, occupations, population characteristics

Geographic Coverage:   Alabama, Arkansas, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, North Dakota, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, United States, Utah, Vermont, Virginia, Washington, Wisconsin

Time Period:  

  • 1860

Date of Collection:  

  • 1992-05

Universe:   All residents in the United States and territories that answered the 1860 Decennial Census.

Data Types:   census/enumeration data

Methodology

Data Source:

United States 1860 Decennial Census

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