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1970 Census - Subject Reports: Persons of Spanish Surname

Report Number PC(2)-1D

This report presents various social, economic, and housing characteristics for persons of Spanish surname in five Southwestern States-Arizona, California, Colorado, New Mexico, and Texas. Information is presented for each of these States as well as for selected standard metropolitan statistical areas (SMSA's) and places within the five States. The data 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

  • Tables 1-13 – data for the five Southwestern States, generally by urban-rural residence with social and economic characteristics
    • Tables 1-3 also include data for SMSA's and places with 25,000 or more persons
    • Table 13 shows housing characteristics for households with head
  • Tables 14-18 – data for SMSA's with 25,000 or more persons and places with 10,000 or more such persons
    • Tables 14-17 show social and economic data for persons
    • Table 18 shows data on housing
  • Table 19 – estimates of the number of persons for counties and for all places of 10,000 or more inhabitants in the five States


  • 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 sample adjusted to represent the total population. All tables are based on a 15-percent sample, except table 5, which is based on a 5-percent sample.

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.

Page Last Revised - October 8, 2021
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