1970 Census of Population and Housing; Final Reports. Census Tracts Volume 193

1970 Census of Population and Housing; Final Reports. Census Tracts Volume 193

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. Excerpt: ...the adjacent erea as well as those in the SMSA itself. Comperability from census to census.--One of the principles followed in relation to census tracts is to preserve comparability from census to census. Keeping tract boundaries unchanged makes possible the study of changes in social and economic cheracteristics of neighborhoods. There are, nonetheless, several situations where bounderies of individual tracts ere changed. For example, it is sometimes necessery to change the bounderies of tracts to add small ereas annexed to a city. Similerly, changes in tract bounderies occur when territory is detached from a city or seperately incorporated. Changes may also occur in physical features that are used as tract boundaries, such as street or highway relocations. The census tract limits ere changed to conform with the revised feature or to fallow another neerby visible feature. Census tracts with very large increases in population are subdivided into two or more smaller tracts. On the other hand, a re-examination of the existing tract bounderies may result in modifications of boundaries to provide lerger or more homogeneaus units. Tables A and B, showing the comperability of tracts between 1960 and 1970, appeer at the end of the Introduction. STANDARD METROPOLITAN STATISTICAL AREAS The Bureau of the Census recognizes 243 standard metropalitan statistical areas (SMSA's) in the United States and 4 in Puerto Rico, making a total of 247 in the 1970 census. These include the 231 SMSA's as defined and named in the Bureau of the Budget publication. Standard Metropolitan Statistical Areas: 1967, U.S. Government Printing Office, Washington, D.C. 20402. Since 1967, 16 SMSA's have been added, of which two were defined in Januery 1968 and an additional 14 were defined...
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  • Paperback | 30 pages
  • 189 x 246 x 2mm | 73g
  • United States
  • English
  • black & white illustrations
  • 1236893719
  • 9781236893710