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1950 Census of Housing: Housing Characteristics of (specified Standard Metropolitan Area): April 1, 1950

Report Number HC-3
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Preliminary results of the 1950 Census of Housing were published in a series of reports, HC-1, HC-2, HC-3, HC-4, and HC-5. The data were based either on preliminary field counts or preliminary sample tabulations.

Series HG-3, HC-4, and HC-5 are preliminary reports on selected housing characteristics, based on tabulations of samples of dwelling units.

The HC-3 reports are for the 57 standard metropolitan areas having a population of 250,000 or more in 1940.

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A Note on Language

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