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Censuses of Population: 1960

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Census Data

Historical Census Browser 1790-1960 External Link

This browse-only web site allows you to examine state and county level topics for individual census years from 1790 to 1960. You can look at multiple topics, create specific tables and generate maps.
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A Guide To Locating Selected U.S. Decennial And Economic Census Publications In The Library Of Congress

Table of Contents

Census Reference Publications
      Censuses of Population
            Census Data
            Specific Censuses
            State Censuses
      Economic Censuses
Census Search Strategies
Current Business Reports
Special Censuses
LC Catalog Searches

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Census of Population and Housing Publications

This page contains links to all of the historical census reports from 1790 to 2010, including Census of Housing reports). Note: Not all titles are available within these online individual census reports series. Those titles indicated as not available can be searched using the Library of Congress Online Catalog to determine LC holdings: Direct links to the catalog records pertaining to the 1960 decennial Census are included below.

Census of population: 1960 (United States. Bureau of the Census. Eighteenth Census )
LC Call Number: HA201 1960.A456
LC Catalog Record: a61009570
Online: Online version includes the Census of Population, the Census of Population and Housing, and the Census of Housing for 1960.

Selected Print Resources in the collections of the Library of Congress related to the
United States--Census--1960 (Population)

Census of Housing: taken as part of the eighteenth decennial census of the U.S.
LC Call Number: HD7293.A4884
LC Card Number: a61009347
Online: Online version includes the Census of Population, the Census of Population and Housing, and the Census of Housing for 1960.

Selected Print Resources in the collections of the Library of Congress related to the
United States--Census--1960 (Housing)

Census History

Decennial Census History

See the 1960 Overview Section for links to additional information about the 1960 census, including reports and statistics.

Measuring America : the decennial censuses from 1790 to 2000. Washington, DC : U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Economics and Statistics Administration, U.S. Census Bureau. : For sale by the Supt. of Docs., U.S. G.P.O., [2002]
Available online [PDF Format: 16.45 MB/ 149pp.]
LC Call Number: HA37.U55M376 2002
LC Catalog Record: 2002485403

Provides for each decennial census: the questionnaires and instructions, individual histories of the U.S. decennial censuses, census cost, sampling, publicity, availability of population schedules, and more. Information on the 1960 Census appears on page 137.

Procedural Histories of the Decennial Census: 1950-1990
Online: Select link to the Procedural History for 1960 from or download directly from [ZIP 66.7 MB]

Censuses of Population and Housing, 1960: Procedural History.
LC Call Number: HA201 1960.A55
LC Catalog Record: a65007414
Available online [PDF Format: 52 MB/ 403 pp.]

Provides information on the planning and implementation of the 1960 Census

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Catalogs, Guides, Indexes

Schulze, Suzanne . Population information in the Twentieth Century: 1950-1980.
LC Call Number: Z7164.D3546 1988
LC Catalog Record: 88017937

Third in the series providing subject access to decennial census publications from 1950 to 1980. Includes LC call numbers, LC Catalog Records and subject access to tables in the census reports.

U.S. Census of Population: 1960: Availability of Published and Unpublished Data.
LC Call Number: HA201 1960.A522
LC Catalog Record: 72237419

This booklet outlines the types of data published in the 1960 Population Volume I and in the population statistics portion of the joint 1960 Population and Housing Census Tract Reports (PHC(1). It provides the unpublished statistics tabulated in conjunction with these reports

Census Bureau Programs and Publications. Area and Subject Guide.
LC Call Number: HA37.U52 1968
LC Catalog Record: 79603950

A review of the statistical programs of the Census Bureau and of the reports issued by the Bureau in the 1960's. Arranged by subject, under each category the programs and activities, publications and other information. It contains a geographic index but no subject index.

Census Tracts: 1960

Census Tract Manual.
LC Call Number: HA37.U52 1966
LC Catalog Record: a66007119

Gives a history of census tracts including development and methodology and contains a listing of the census tracts for the 1960 Decennial Census.

U.S. Censuses of Population and Housing: 1960: Census Tracts. Final Report PHC (1)-1-[180].
LC Call Number: HA201 1960.A54
LC Catalog Record: a62009892

Index To 1960 Census Tracts:

See page 11 of the folder, "How To Locate Census Tracts in the Library of Congress," [PDF format: 786KB/17pp.] also available at the Business Reference Desk in the Science and Business Reading Room of the Library of Congress.

Census Maps: 1960

Center of population for states and counties: 1950, 1960, 1970
Washington. Bureau of the Census. 96p.
LC Call Number: HB3505.U54 1974
LC Catalog Record: 74600173

Online search, but not full-text viewing, available via HathiTrust External Link.

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