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VAR0007: SIZE OF PLACE

Text: **SIZE OF PLACE CLASSIFICATION WAS DERIVED FROM THE 1960 CENSUS. ACCORDING TO THE DEFINITION USED IN THE 1960 CENSUS, THE URBAN POPULATION WAS COMPRISED OF ALL PERSONS LIVING IN (A) PLACES OF 2,500 INHABITANTS OR MORE INCORPORATED AS CITIES, BUROUGHS, VILLAGES AND TOWNS (EXCEPT TOWNS IN NEW YORK, NEW ENGLAND, AND WISCONSIN); (B) THE DENSELY SETTLED URBAN FRINGE, WHETHER INCORPORATED OR UNINCORPORATED, OF URBANIZED AREAS; (C) TOWNS IN NEW ENGLAND AND TOWNSHIPS IN NEW JERSEY AND PENNSYLVANIA WHICH CONTAINED NO INCORPORATED MUNICIPALITIES AS SUBDIVISIONS AND HAD EITHER 2,500 INHABITANTS OR MORE, OR A POPULATION OF 2,500 TO 25,000 AND A DENSITY OF 1,500 PERSONS OR MORE PER SQUARE MILE; (D) COUNTIES IN STATES OTHER THAN THE NEW ENGLAND STATES, NEW JERSEY, AND PENNSYLVANIA, THAT HAD NO INCORPORATED MUNICIPALITIES WITHIN THEIR BOUNDARIES AND HAD A DENSITY OF 1,500 PERSONS PER SQUARE MILE; AND (E) UNINCORPORATED PLACES OF 2,500 INHABITANTS OR MORE NOT INCLUDED IN ANY URBAN FRINGE. THE REMAINING POPULATION WAS CLASSIFIED AS RURAL. URBAN AREAS ARE FURTHER CLASSIFIED BY POPULATION SIZE FOR PLACES WITHIN URBANIZED AREAS AND OTHER PLACES OUTSIDE URBANIZED AREAS.** SIZE OF PLACE

ValueLabelUnweighted
Frequency
%
1 URBANIZED AREA WITH 3,000,000 OR MORE 861-
2 URBANIZED AREA WITH 1,000,000 TO 2,999,999 583-
3 URBANIZED AREA WITH 250,000 TO 999,999 637-
4 URBANIZED AREA UNDER 250,000 582-
5 URBAN PLACE 25,000 OR MORE OUTSIDE URBANIZED AREA 82-
6 URBAN PLACE 10,000 TO 24,999 OUTSIDE URBANIZED AREA 216-
7 URBAN PLACE 2,500 TO 9,999 OUTSIDE URBANIZED AREA 275-
8 RURAL 1,736-
Total NaN 100%

Location: 25-25 (width: 1; decimal: 0)  ()

Location: 23-23 (width: 1; decimal: 0)  ()

(Range of) Valid Data Values: 1 thru 8

Notes

Source: This variable was taken from: Health and Nutrition Examination Survey I, 1971-1975: Medical History Questionnaire, Ages 1-11.

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Disclaimer: The frequencies for this variable may not be weighted. They are purely descriptive and may not be representative of the study population. Please use with caution and consult the study documentation.