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1960 Census: Occupation of the Labor Force and the Labor Reserve
This supplementary report presents detailed occupation and employment data by sex and race for 1950 and 1960.


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1960 Census: Families in the United States
In 39.6 of the 45.1 million families, the head was a married man with wife present and of these families 23.5 million had own children living in the household.


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1960 Census: Marital Status of the Population
In 1960, 81 million married persons lived together, 5 million lived apart, 10 million were widows or widowers, and 3 million were divorced.


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1960 Census: Educational Attainment of the U.S. Population
In 1960, the median number of years of formal schooling by adults (age 25+) was 10.6 years, up from 9.3 in 1950, and 41% completed high school, up from 34%.


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1960 Census: Income in 1959 of the Population of the U.S.
Men 35 to 44 had average (median) money income of $5,465, compared to $2,039 for women of the same age range.


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1960 Census: Employment Status, Weeks Worked
Between the ages of 30 and 39, the male labor force rate reached a peak of 96%, while women peaked at 50% at age 19, then declined in their twenties.


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1960 Census: Social and Economic Characteristics, for P.R.
Stats on place of birth, residence in 1955, school enrollment, education, literacy, ability to speak English, fertility, employment, occupation, industry, etc.


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1960 Census: Industry of the Experienced Civilian Labor Force
This supplementary report presents national data on industry by selected demographic and economic characteristics based on the results of the 1960 Census.


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1960 Census: Population, Population by Single Years of Age
Stats by nativity, color, and sex reflect past trends in births, deaths, and migration. Date of birth rather than completed years of age was the source of data.


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1960 Census: Population, Mobility of the Population, by Age
In April 1960, 73% of the population 20 to 29 years old had moved at least once since April 1955. As age increased, this percentage decreased to a low of 27%.


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1960 Census: Population, Veterans in the United States
The 23 million vets were younger, more mobile, and had higher average income than nonvets. About 40% of all civilian males 14 years old and over had served.


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1960 Census: Population, School Enrollment of the U.S.
There were 41.4 million persons age 5 to 20 enrolled in regular schools in the U.S. (excluding Alaska and Hawaii), double the 21.3 million enrolled in 1920.


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1960 Census: Population, Birthplace and Country of Origin
Of the 179.3 million persons in the U.S., 19 out of 20 were born here. Of the 169.6 million natives, 119.3 million, or 70%, were living in their State of birth.


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1960 Census: Industry Group by Occupation
This supplementary report presents a cross-classification of industry groups by occupation based on the results of the 1960 Census.


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1960 Census: Population, Population of Congressional Districts
The House of Representatives reverted from 437 to 435 members for the 88th Congress, with 22 elected at large and 413 representing specific districts in States.


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1960 Census: Population, Age of the Population of the United States
The median ages of the white and nonwhite population in 1960 were 30.3 and 23.5 years, respectively.


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1960 Census: Population, Place of Birth of the Population of the U.S.
From 1900 to 1960, the foreign-born population declined from about 14 percent to 5 percent of the U.S. population.


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1960 Census: Households, Married Couples, and Families
In 1960, households numbered 53.0 million and the average size was 3.29 persons. There were 40.5 million married couples and 45.1 million families.


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1960 Census: Supplementary Reports: Place of Work and Transportation
Public transportation, which was a major means of travel for the urban population forty years ago, was reported by only 12 percent of all workers.


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1960 Census: Children Ever Born to Women 15 to 44 Years Old
Women of childbearing age in 1960 had borne 25 percent more children, on the average, than women of the same age range in 1950.


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1960 Census: School Enrollment and Educational Attainment
There were 42.7 million persons 5 to 24 years old enrolled in regular public and private schools and colleges in 1960, about 13.5 million more than in 1950.


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1960 Census of Housing, Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas
This report presents statistics on housing characteristics for the United States, territory inside and outside standard metropolitan statisical areas (SMSA's).


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1960 Census: Geographic Mobility of the Population
Of the 159 million persons 5 years old and over living in the U.S. in 1960, 49.9% was living in the same house he had been living in five years earlier.


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1960 Census: Income of Families and Persons in the U.S.
The average money income of families rose substantially from 1949 to 1959, gaining $2,600, or 84%, to $5,700. The gain in real purchasing power was about 50%.


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1960 Census: Employment Status, Weeks Worked, Occupation
This supplementary report presents statistics on employment, unemployment, weeks worked, occupation, industry, and class of worker from the 1960 Census.


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1960 Census of Housing Equipment: Counties
This report presents data on equipment-- clothes washing machines, clothes dryers, home food freezers, telephones, automobiles.


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1960 Census of Population, General Social and Economic Characteristics


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1960 Census: Population of Congressional Districts
The apportionment based on the 1950 Census allocated 435 Representatives to the 48 States then in existence. The admission of Alaska and Hawaii added two more.


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1960 Census: Annexations and Growth of Population in SMSAs
The 212 SMSAs in 1960 had a population of 112.9 million persons, 58 million in central cities and 54.9 million outside central cities in the remaining areas.


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1960 Census of Housing, Vol IV. Components of Inventory Change
This report presents statistics on counts and characteristics of changes in the housing inventory.


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1960 Census of Housing, Vol VII. Housing of Senior Citizens
Housing characteristics of units having persons 60 years old and over and statistics on the characteristics of these persons.

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