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Population Data From The 1970 Census

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RECORD LAYOUT

 1970 CENSUS COUNTS BY AGE, SEX, RACE

 
    LOCATION   DATA ITEM
    --------   ---------
    1-2        STATE CODE
    3-5        COUNTY
    6-9        SMSA
    10         NOT USED
    11-18      TOTAL POPULATION
    19-26      TOTAL MALE
    27-34      TOTAL FEMALE

    35-58      WHITE:  TOTAL, MALE AND FEMALE IN 8 COLUMN FIELDS
    59-82      BLACK:  TOTAL, MALE AND FEMALE IN 8 COLUMN FIELDS
    83-106     OTHER:  TOTAL, MALE AND FEMALE IN 8 COLUMN FIELDS

    107-914    TOTAL POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR AGE GROUPS:
               UNDER-1, 1,2,3,...99,100 IN 8 COLUMN FIELDS
    915-1722   MALE POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR AGE GROUPS
    1723-2530  FEMALE POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR AGE GROUPS

    2531-3338  WHITE POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR AGE GROUPS
    3339-4146  WHITE-MALES POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR AGE GROUPS
    4147-4954  WHITE-FEMALES POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR AGE GROUPS

    4955-5762  BLACK POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR AGE GROUPS
    5763-6570  BLACK-MALES POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR AGE GROUPS
    6561-7378  BLACK-FEMALES POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR AGE GROUPS

    7379-8186  OTHER POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR AGE GROUPS
    8187-8994  OTHER-MALES POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR AGE GROUPS
    8995-9802  OTHER-FEMALES POPULATION BY SINGLE YEAR AGE GROUPS

  NOTE:   ON THE USA TOTAL RECORD, COUNTS IN FIELDS 11-18, 27-34,
  AND 35-42 EXCEED THE 8 COLUMNS, BUT OTHER FIELDS ARE CORRECT.
  THERE IS A RECORD FOR EACH COUNTY, STATE AND THE TOTAL USA.



This page last reviewed: Thursday, January 28, 2016
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