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1970 Census - Subject Reports: Puerto Ricans in the United States

Report Number PC(2)-1E
Component ID: #ti1188795753

This report presents detailed statistics on selected social, economic, and housing characteristics for persons of Puerto Rican birth and persons of Puerto Rican parentage for the United States, regions, divisions, States, and selected standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSA's) and cities. The statistics are based on the 1970 Census of Population.

The text consists of an introduction and Appendices A through E, which appear after the tables.

Content of the Tables

The tables in this report present data on the social, economic, and housing characteristics for persons of Puerto Rican birth or parentage living in the United States. In addition, several tables present data for families or households with Puerto Rican head.

  • Table 1 – urban and rural residences for the United States, regions, divisions, and States
  • Table 3 – United States as a whole
  • Tables 2 and 4-10 – States with 10,000 or more Puerto Ricans
  • Tables 11, 15, 19, 23, and 27 – SMSA's with 25,000 or more Puerto Ricans
  • Tables 12, 16, 20, 24, and 28 – SMSA's with 10,000 to 25,000 Puerto Ricans
  • Tables 13, 17, 21, 25, and 29 – cities with 25,000 or more Puerto Ricans
  • Tables 14, 18, 22, 26, and 30 – cities with 5,000 to 25,000 Puerto Ricans

Appendices

  • Appendix A. General Information Concerning the Data
  • Appendix B. Area Classifications
  • Appendix C. Definitions and Explanations of Subject Characteristics
  • Appendix D. Accuracy of the Data
  • Appendix E. Publication and Computer Summary Tape Program

Sample size. The statistics in this report are based on a 15-percent sample adjusted to represent the total population.

Component ID: #ti702095047

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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