Census Reports; Eleventh Census

Census Reports; Eleventh Census : 1890 Volume 4, PT. 2

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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. 1896 edition. Excerpt: ...a The rates for colored have no significance. The death rate in this ward was above the city average, but was below it for those 5 years of age and over. Scarlet fever, diphtheria and croup, measles, and diarrheal diseases caused more than the average proportion of deal hs. WARD 2G. The area of this ward Was 896 acres. The number of dwellings was 935, containing 959 families and a total population of 4,992, giving an average of 1.04 dwellings and 5.57 persons to an acre, 5.34 persons to a dwelling and 5.21 persons to a family. This ward contained iron works, oil refineries, and manufacturing establishments. The residents were usually mechanics of a good class, and laborers. The death rates in this ward, compared with the average rates for the city, were as follows: a Tho rates for colored have no significance. The death rate in this ward was much above the city average, especially for the children under 5 years of age. Measles caused a heavier death rate in this ward than in any other in the city. Diphtheria and croup, diarrheal diseases, typhoid fever, pneumonia, and heart disease and dropsy also caused more than the average proportion of deaths. WARD 27. The area of this ward was 9S0 acres. Tlio number of dwellings was 1,549, containing 1,74G families and a total population of 9,209, giving an average of 1.5S dwellings and 9.40 persons to an acre, 5.95 persons to a dwelling and 5.27 persons to a family. The residents of this ward were largely laborers, many being Bohemians and Poles engaged in iron works and factories. Hero was located the State insane asylum. The death rates in this ward, compared with the average rates for tho city, were as follows: The death rate in this ward was a little below the city average, but was above it for...show more

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  • United States
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  • 9781236809025