A Student's Workbook on the 1970 Census, Volume 3

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Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1976 - United States - 22 pages
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Page 6 - Country of birth of parents Mother tongue Year moved into this house Place of residence 5 years ago School or college enrollment (public or private). Veteran status Place of work Means of transportation to work...
Page 2 - The urban population comprises all persons living in urbanized areas and in places of 2,500 inhabitants or more outside urbanized areas. More specifically, the urban population consists of all persons living...
Page 8 - Central City Urbanized Area (shaded area) Place Minor Civil Division County CENSUS TRACT (small, homogeneous, relatively permanent area; all...
Page 6 - Automobiles Stories, elevator in structure Fuel— heating, cooking, water heating Bedrooms Clothes washing machine Clothes dryer Dishwasher Home food freezer Television Radio Second home...
Page 6 - Number of units at this address Telephone Private entrance to living quarters Complete kitchen facilities Rooms Water supply Flush toilet Bathtub or shower Basement Tenure Commercial establishment on property Value Contract rent Vacancy status Months vacant...
Page 7 - Figure 1. Census Bureau Geographic Units — Their Hierarchical Relationships. These figures illustrate hierarchical or "nesting" relationships among census geographic areas. Note that the hierarchies overlap, eg, counties are subdivided into minor civil divisions or census county divisions (Figure A), into urban and rural components (Figure C), and, inside SMSA's, into census tracts (Figure B). Note also the relationship among governmental and statistical units as data summary areas.
Page 8 - AREA STANDARD METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREA AND COMPONENT AREAS (central city of 50,000+ population and the surrounding metropolitan county(s)) Central...
Page 2 - Enumeration districts are administrative divisions set up by the Census Bureau to take the Census in areas where enumerators were used, averaging 800 population. Outside of urbanized areas, this is the smallest geographic unit of analysis, and all other areas (tracts, places, MCDs, etc.) can be defined as collections of EDs.
Page 6 - WO percent is complete coverage). POPULATION ITEMS 100 percent Relationship to head of household Color or race Age Sex Marital status 20...
Page 2 - Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas (SMSA's). In 1970 an SMSA comprised a county containing a central city (or twin cities) of 50,000 or more plus contiguous counties which were socially and economically integrated with the central county. All counties in SMSA's are termed "metropolitan," and all others "nonmetropolitan.

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