New York City
census tract level
This data collection contains selected variables at the tract level from the 1960 Census of Population and Housing. Information is provided on population characteristics such as urban and rural residency, number of White and nonwhite population, persons aged 5, 14, 25, and older, nonwhite females aged 14 and older, married women in the labor force, persons in the experienced civilian labor force, and persons with Puerto Rican or Spanish birth or parentage, including the age and marital status of those with a Puerto Rican or Spanish surname. Information is also provided on housing characteristics such as occupancy and vacancy status of house, contract rent and gross rent, quality and value of housing, basement facilities, plumbing, heating equipment, source of water, sewage disposal, bathrooms and rooms, persons per room, household structure, units in structure, and persons in household unit, as well as household relationships. Other demographic variables provide information on age, race, sex, marital status, residence, years of schooling, occupation, employment status, place of work, and family income.
Data is available for all states via the link study link to ICPSR. There are subsets from the New York State file that are stored locally and cover New York city and for each of NYC's five boroughs.
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