Census of Population, 1950: A Report of the Seventeenth Decennial Census of the United States. Volume II, Characteristics of the population : Number of inhabitants, general and detailed characteristics of the population

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U.S. Government Printing Office, 1952

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Halaman xix - Employed persons comprise those, who, during the survey week, were either (a) "at work" — those who did any work for pay or profit, or worked without pay for 15 hours or more on a family farm or business; or (b) "with a job but not at work...
Halaman xxiv - Unpaid family workers are persons working without pay for 15 hours a week or more on a farm or In a business operated by a member of the household to whom they are related by blood or marriage.
Halaman xv - family," as used in this report, refers to a group of two or more persons related by blood, marriage, or adoption and residing together; all such persons are considered as members of the same family.
Halaman xv - Thus, a household may contain more than one family. However, if the son of the head of the household and the son's wife are members of the household, they are treated as part of the head's family. A household head living alone, or...
Halaman xvi - Thus, a widow who occupies her house alone or with one or more other persons not related to her, a roomer not related to anyone else in the housing unit, a maid living as a member of her employer's household...
Halaman xii - Incorporated places with 2,500 inhabitants or more in 1940 or at a subsequent special census conducted prior to 1950. "2. Incorporated places with fewer than 2,500 inhabitants containing an area with a concentration of 100 dwelling units or more with a density in this concentration of 500 units or more per square mile. This density represents approximately 2,000 persons per square mile and normally is the minimum found associated with a closely spaced street pattern. "3. Unincorporated territory...
Halaman xvi - Married women are not classified as heads if their husbands are living with them at the time of the census.
Halaman xiii - ... set forth above could not be applied. In their place, a population density criterion of 150 or more persons per square mile, or 100 or more persons per square mile where strong integration was evident, has been used.
Halaman xiv - person of mixed white and Indian blood ... if enrolled in an Indian agency or reservation roll, or if not so enrolled, if the proportion of Indian blood is one-fourth or more, or if the person is regarded as an Indian in the community where he lives . " Actually, census takers usually determine race by inspection and may omit any specific questions about race.
Halaman xiv - Negro. --In addition to full-bloodedNegroes, this classification includes persons of mixed white and Negro parentage and persons of mixed Indian and Negro parentage unless the Indian blood very definitely predominates or unless the individual is accepted in the community as an Indian.

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