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

Published: Apr 9, 1993

Principal Investigator(s):
Robert W. Fogel


Version V1

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.

Fogel, Robert W. Occupational Data from the 1860 United States Census. Ann Arbor, MI: Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research [distributor], 1993-04-09. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09873.v1

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University of Chicago. Booth School of Business. Walgreen Foundation



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

United States 1860 Decennial Census

census/enumeration data




  • Data in this collection are available only to users at ICPSR member institutions.

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