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Negro, Black and African-American Census Reports: 1960

General Population and Demographics: Eighteenth Census - 1960

Overview - 1960 Census
Census Bureau

Index of Questions - Population
Census Bureau

Index of Questions - Housing
Census Bureau

Census of Population and Housing 
Census Bureau

Age of the Population of the United States (PC-S1-25)
Census Bureau

Changing characteristics of the Negro population.
Internet Archive
ERIC
WorldCat

Distribution of the Negro Population (PC-S1-49)
The three maps presented in this report show the geographic distribution of the Negro population of the United States in 1960 as well as the distribution of gains and losses in that population between 1950 and 1960.
Census Bureau

Estimates of the Negro population of the United States, by age and sex: July 1, 1960 to 1966. (1967).
WorldCat

Facts and Figures on Older Americans: State Trends 1950-1970
ERIC

General Demographic Trends for Metropolitan Areas, 1960 to 1970 PHC (2)
WorldCat

The Negro Population
March 1964 (P-20-42)           Worldcat
March 1965 (P-20-155) WorldCat
March 1966 (P-20-168) ERIC
March 1967 (P-20-175) WorldCat

Negro population, by County: 1960 and 1950. (PC-S1-52)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat
Census Bureau (no full-text)

Negro population of selected areas of the United States in which special censuses have been taken: January 1, 1965, to June 30, 1968.
WorldCat

Nonwhite Population by Race: Social and Economic Statistics for Negroes, Indians, Japanese, Chinese, and Filipinos (PC-2-1C)
Census Bureau

Percent change in the Negro population by counties of the United States, 1960 to 1970
WorldCat

Population Characteristics of Selected Ethnic Groups in 5 SW States (PC-S1-55)
Census Bureau (no full-text)
WorldCat

Population of the United States by Metropolitan-Nonmetropolitan Residence: 1969 and 1960 (P-20-197)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Race of the Population of the United States, by States: 1960 (PC-S1-10)
Census Bureau

Recent trends in social and economic conditions of Negroes in the United States: July 1968.
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Size of Place: Social and Economic Data by Size of Urbanized Area and Size of Urban Place (PC-3-1B)
Census Bureau

Social and Economic Data for Persons in SMSA's by Residence Inside or Outside Central City (PC-3-1D)
Census Bureau

The social and economic status of the Black population in the United States: An historical view, 1790-1978.
ERIC (full-text)
WorldCat

Socioeconomic Status: Socioeconomic Measures by Age, Race, Nativity, Marital Status, Fertility, Income, Housing, Etc. (PC-2-5C)
Census Bureau

Summary of Demographic Projections (P-25-388)
Census Bureau

Statistical Abstract

This publication is a comprehensive collection of statistics on the social, political, and economic organization of the United States.

1960 - 1961 - 1962 - 1963 - 1964 - 19651966 - 1967 - 1968 - 1969

Mobility

The Great Migration, 1910 to 1970 (Infographic)
Census Bureau  

Mobility of the Population of the U.S.: 

April 1961 to April 1962 (P20-127) Census Bureau
March 1962 to March 1963 (P-20-134) Census Bureau
March 1963 to March 1964 (P-20-141) Census Bureau
March 1964 to March 1965 (P-20-150) Census Bureau
March 1965 to March 1966 (P-20-156) Census Bureau
March 1966 to March 1967 (P-20-171) Census Bureau
March 1967 to March 1968 (P-20-188) Census Bureau
March 1968 to March 1969 (P-20-193) Census Bureau

Lifetime and Recent Migration: State of Residence in 1960 by Geographic Division of Birth and of Residence (PC-2-2D)
Census Bureau

Mobility for Metropolitan Areas: Population Movement Within SMSA's and Migration To and From SMSA's in 1955 and 1960 (PC-2-2C)
Census Bureau

Mobility for States and State Economic Areas: Characteristics of the Population by Mobility Status and Migration Streams (PC-2-2B)
Census Bureau

Negro-white differences in geographic mobility.
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Negro-White Differences in Geographic Mobility (Social Security Administration Bulletin)
SSA.gov

Education

Characteristics of Students and Their Colleges October 1966 (P-20-183)
Census Bureau

Educational Attainment:
March 1962
(P20-121) Census Bureau
March 1964 (P-20-138) Census Bureau
March 1967 (P-20-169) Census Bureau
March 1968 (P-20-182) Census Bureau
March 1969 (P-20-194) Census Bureau

Educational Attainment: Data on Years of School Completed by Age, Ethnic Origin, Occupation, Income, Etc. (PC-2-5B)
Census Bureau

Educational Attainment in 30 Selected Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas: 
1967
 (P-20-209) Census Bureau
1968 (P-20-214) Census Bureau
1969 (P-20-219) Census Bureau

Educational Attainment of the Population of the United States (PC-S1-37)
Census Bureau

Enrollment of Nonwhite Youths Rose Sharply in Last Five Years: 1961 (P-20-115)
Census Bureau

Factors Related to High School Graduation and College Attendance: 1967 (P-20-185)
Census Bureau

A Half-Century of Learning: Historical Statistics on Educational Attainment in the United States, 1940 to 2000
Census Bureau

Illiteracy in the United States: November 1969 (P-20-217)
Census Bureau

School Enrollment:
October 1961
 (P-20-117) Census Bureau
October 1962 (P-20-126) Census Bureau 
October 1963 (P-20-129) Census Bureau 
October 1964 (P-20-149) Census Bureau 
October 1965 (P-20-162) Census Bureau
October 1966 (P-20-167) Census Bureau
October 1968 and 1967 (P-20-190) Census Bureau
October 1969 (P-20-206) Census Bureau
1969 (P-20-199) Census Bureau

School Enrollment: Personal and Family Characteristics of Persons Enrolled in School or College and of Persons Not Enrolled (PC-2-5A)
Census Bureau

The standardization of the 1960 revision of the Stanford-Binet intelligence scale on Negro elementary-school children in the southeastern United States. Tallahassee, 1961. U. S. Office of education, also by Florida State University. Human Development Clinic and Wallace A. Kennedy
Hathi Trust

Poverty, Employment and Income

24 Million Americans - Poverty in the United States, 1969 (P-60-76)
Census Bureau

Average Family Income up 8 Percent in 1968 (P-60-63)
Census Bureau

A century of change: the U.S. labor force, 1950–2050 
BLS

Changes in Median Household Income: 1969 to 1996 (P-23-196)
Census Bureau

Characteristics of Families and Persons Living in Metropolitan Poverty Areas: 1967 (P-60-61)
Census Bureau

Differences Between Incomes of White and Negro Families by Region, 1969 and 1959. (P-23-35)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat  

Differences between incomes of white and Negro families by work experience of wife and region: 1970, 1969, and 1959.
WorldCat

Education, employment, and Negro equality.
Hathi Trust (limited view only) 
WorldCat 

The employment of Negro troops.
Center of Military History (full-text)
Hathi Trust 
WorldCat 

Employment Status and Work Experience: Statistics on the Relation Between Employment and Social and Economic Characteristics (PC-2-6A)
Census Bureau

The Extent of Poverty in the United States: 1959 to 1966 (P-60-54)
Census Bureau

Family Income in Metropolitan Areas (PC-S1-44)
Census Bureau

A five-city survey of Negro-American employees of the Federal government.
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Household Income in 1969 and Selected Social and Economic Characteristics of Households (P-60-72)
WorldCat

Household Income in 1969 for States, SMSA's, Cities and Counties (PC=S1-54)
Census Bureau

Income Growth Rates in 1939 and 1968 for Persons by Occupation and Industry Groups, for the United States (P-60-69)
Census Bureau

Income in 1968 of Families and Persons in the United States (P-60-66)
Census Bureau

Labor Reserve: Age, Education, Occupation, and Other Characteristics of Former Members of the Labor Force (PC-2-6C)
Census Bureau

Labor Union Membership in 1966 (P-20-216)
Google Books

Low Income Families (PC-S1-43)
Census Bureau

Low-Income Population: 1969 (PC-2-9A)
Census Bureau

The Negro's occupational progress.
WorldCat

Negro women in the population and in the labor force.
Federal Reserve
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Negro women workers in 1960.
Federal Reserve
WorldCat

Occupations and Earnings of Family Heads in 1969, 1965 and 1959. (P-60-73)
Google Books

Occupation and Residence: 1965 and 1970 (PC-2-7E)
Census Bureau

Occupation by Earnings and Education: Statistics for Men 18 to 64 Years Old, by Color, in Selected Occupations (PC-2-7B)
Census Bureau

Per Capita and Median Family Income in 1959, for States, Standard Metropolitan Areas, and Counties (PC-SW1-48)
Census Bureau

Per Capita Income, Median Family Income, and Low Income Status in 1969 for States, Standards Metropolitan Statistical Areas, and Counties (PC-S1-63)
Census Bureau

Poverty in the United States: 1959 to 1968 (P-60- 68)
Census Bureau

Poverty Continues to Decline in 1969 (P-60-71)
Census Bureau

Poverty Areas in the 100 Largest Metropolitan Areas (PC-S1-54)
Census Bureau

Poverty Status in 1969 and 1959 of Persons and Families, for States, SMSA's Central Cities and Counties (PC-S1-105)
Census Bureau

Recent trends in social and economic conditions of Negroes in the United StatesJuly 1968 (P23-26)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat 

Revision in Poverty Statistics, 1959 to 1968 (P-23-28)
Hathi Trust
Census Bureau

Small business and economic development in the Negro community.
WorldCat

Social and economic conditions of Negroes in the United StatesOctober 1967 (P23-24)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat 

The Social and Economic Status of Negroes in the United States: 1969 (P-23-29)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Socioeconomic Trends in Poverty Areas: 1960 to 1968 (P-60-67)
Census Bureau

Some facts relating to the impact of the changing economy on the Negro and Puerto Rican worker.
WorldCat

Sources and Structure of Family Income: Income in 1959 of Families and Individuals, by Source, Number of Earners in Family, Etc. (PC-2-4C)
Census Bureau

State Economic Areas: Data on Social and Economic Characteristics of the Population in Each of the 509 SEA's in the U.S (PC-3-1A)
Census Bureau

Trends in Social and Economic Conditions in Metropolitan and Nonmetropolitan Areas (P-23-33)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

A Black community with advanced labor force characteristics in 1960 in Baltimore, Maryland.
BLS

Negro Woman Workers in 1960: Women's Bureau Bulletin 287. 1964.
BLS

Negroes in the United States: Their Economic and Social Situation: Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics No. 1511. 1966. Dorothy K. Newman
BLS

Negro Women in the Population and in the Labor Force. 1966.
BLS

Negro Women in the Population and in the Labor Force. 1967.
BLS

Households, Children, Marriage and Divorce

Age at First Marriage: Data on Duration of Marriage, Time Married, Difference in Age Between Husband and Wife, Ethnic Origin, Education, Earnings, Etc. (PC-2-4D)
Census Bureau

Characteristics of American YouthPopulation, Educational Attainment, School Enrollment, Voting, Migration (P-23-30)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Childspacing: Spacing of Successive Births to Women, by Age, Duration of Marriage, and Other Characteristics (PC-2-3B)
Census  Bureau

Household Characteristics: March 1969 (P-20-200)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Marital Status and Family Status 1969 (P-20-198)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Marital Status: Education, Race, Parentage, Occupation, Earnings, Etc., of Individuals and of Husband and Wife in Married Couples (PC-2-4E)
Census Bureau

Persons by Family Characteristics: Family Members by Social, Economic, and Housing Characteristics of Their Families (PC-2-4B)
Census Bureau

Probabilities of Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage (P-23-32)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Social and Economic Variations in Marriage, Divorce and Remarriage: 1967 (P-20-223)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Women by Children Under 5 Years Old: Current Fertility by Social and Economic Characteristics of Women and Their Families (PC-2-3C)
Census Bureau

Women by Number of Own Children under 5 Years Old: March 1969 (P-20-205)
Hathi Trust
WorldCat

Elections and Voting

Characteristics of Persons of Voting Age (P-20-172)
Census Bureau

Voter Participation in the National Election
November 1964
(P-20-143) Census Bureau
November 1966 (P-20-174) Census Bureau
November 1968 (P-20-192) Census Bureau

Other Reports

Family housing and the Negro serviceman: 1963 staff report.
WorldCat

The Negro in the West: Some facts relating to social and economic conditions.
Hathi Trust 
WorldCat 

Population, Inmates of Institutions (PC-2-8A)
Census Bureau

Images

President Lyndon B. Johnson announced that the U.S. population reached 200 million

President Lyndon B. Johnson announced that the U.S. population reached 200 million (as shown on the population clock), at 11:03am, on November 20, 1967. (link)

Evelyn Brown, woman postal worker

Evelyn Brown, Washington, D.C., 1967. Women as well as minorities benefited from increased job opportunities in the 1960s. Mrs. Evelyn Brown started delivering mail in Washington, D.C., in 1963; she was the first woman to deliver mail in the city since the World War II era. (link)

map city population 1960
City population 1960 (link)