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1960 Census: Population, Selected Area Reports, State Economic Areas: Data on Social and Economic Characteristics of the Population in Each of the 509 SEA's in the U.S.


The final reports of the 1960 Population Census are arranged in three volumes and a joint Population-Housing series of census tract reports. Volume II (Series PC(3) reports) are Selected Area Reports. Each report concentrates on a particular subject. Detailed information and cross-relationships are generally provided on a national and regional level. In a few reports, data for States or standard metropolitan statistical areas are also shown.

This report, designated as PC(3)-1A, presents inventory statistics on social and economic characteristics of population in the 509 State economic areas and, for some of the characteristics, for the urban, rural-nonfarm, and rural-farm population of these areas. The tables cover age and households relationship, by color; birthplace, mobility status, and family status; children ever born, education, and employment status; occupation, industry, place of work, and income; age, sex, and household relationship, by urban-rural residence and color; and social and economic characteristics, by urban-rural resident.

All statistics in this report are based on a 25-percent sample of the population, although those on age, sex, color, relationship to head of household, and marital status were collected on a complete-count basis.

The PDF to the right contains the Title Page, Preface, Acknowledgments, Final Reports (list) and Contents.

A Note on Language

Census statistics date back to 1790 and reflect the growth and change of the United States. Past census reports contain some terms that today’s readers may consider obsolete and inappropriate. As part of our goal to be open and transparent with the public, we are improving access to all Census Bureau original publications and statistics, which serve as a guide to the nation's history.


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