Population, the growth of metropolitan districts in the United States: 1900-1940

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Page iii - Warren S. Thompson, director of the Scripps Foundation for Research in Population Problems at Miami University in Ohio.
Page 2 - ... to the central cities, or are entirely or nearly surrounded by minor civil divisions that have the required density. This is essentially the same principle as was applied in determining the metropolitan districts for cities of over 200,000...
Page i - Growth of American Families (GAF) studies, two unique national surveys of attitudes and practices of American women with regard to childbearing. They are the work of the Survey Research Center of the University of Michigan and the Scripps Foundation for Research in Population Problems, Miami University, Oxford, Ohio.
Page 54 - Population: Differential Fertility 1940 and 1910, Standardized Fertility Rates and Reproduction Rates," Washington: Government Printing Office, 1944, p.
Page 22 - ... The prevailing tendency for the southern metropolitan districts to be both smaller and more widely distributed than in the Northeastern and North Central sections of the country seems likely to continue in the future. A recent student of the metropolitan population gave as his "general conclusion" that "the relatively rapid and steady regional increases in metropolitan population in the West and South will continue and that these regions will absorb metropolitan population at the expense of the...
Page 24 - The larger metropolitan districts are more and more becoming trade and service centers and centers of financial and industrial control in an increasingly complex economic system.
Page vi - NUMBER OF CHILDREN UNDER 5 YEARS OF AGE PER 1,000 WOMEN 15 TO...
Page 38 - A minus sign (— ) denotes decrease. Percent not shown where less than 0.1...
Page 57 - MO.: St. Louis City, St. Charles and St. Louis Counties, Mo.; Madison and St. Clair Counties, 111.
Page 1 - ... adjacent territory" except, as a rule, those which had a density of population of less than 150 per square mile. Where the density was less than that the division was considered as rural rather than urban in character, and as not properly a part of the metropolitan district.

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