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APPENDIX II—POPULATION STATISTICS

TABLE 1.-Population of the United States including Armed Forces overseas by age

group

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Data from: U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census; Current Population Reports, Series P-25 and unpublished quarterly age distributions.

1 Annual data are estimates as of July 1.

2 Distributions by age groups include Alaska beginning with July 1959 and Hawaii beginning with January 1960.

3 Beginning with Feb. 1, 1959, population totals include Alaska, which became a State on Jan. 3, 1959, and had a population of 153,000 at that time. Beginning with Sept. 1, 1959, totals also include Hawaii, which then had a population of 603,000. Source: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Indicators, December 1960.

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TABLE 2.—Number of persons 65 and over and percentage of total Stote population for selected years, 1890–1957, by State

1890

1920

State

Number

Percent
of total

State
popula-

tion

Number

Percent
of total

State
popula-
tion

3. 5

Alabama.
Arizona.
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut.
Delaware.
Florida
Georgia.
Idabo..
Illinois.
Indiana.
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana.
Maine.
Maryland
Massachusetts.
Michigan..
Minnesota
Mississippi.
Missouri..
Montana.
Nebraska.
Nevada..
New Hampshire.
New Jersey.
New Mexico
New York.
North Carolina
North Dakota.
Ohio..
Oklahoma.
Oregon

41, 891

945
22, 594
40, 304

6, 456
45, 428
7, 642
9, 896
52, 427

1, 626
137, 707
90, 654
77, 953
40, 350
63, 331
32, 369
52. 330
43, 886
121, 555
92, 257
41, 569
34, 875
80, 545

1,567
23, 294

, 118
31, 751
61, 951

3, 770
298, 045
57, 341

3,717
177, 154

893
8,685

2.8
1. 5
1.9
3.3
1.6
6.1
4. 5
2. 5
2.9
1.9
3.6
4.1
4.1
2.8
3. 5
2.9
7.9
4.2
5.4
4. 5
3. 2
2. 7
3.0
1.1
2.1
2.5
8. 4
4.3
2.5
5.0
3.5
2.0
4.8
1.4
2.8

85, 498

9, 997
62, 092
200, 301
41, 063
68, 517
12, 402
40, 664
102, 111

14, 839
297, 647
183, 695
144, 392
104, 747
113, 772
59, 443
62, 141
72, 468
206, 147
190, 972
110, 766

66, 708
185, 502
16, 808
64, 341

3, 473
35, 210
133, 481

12, 244
498,097

98, 716
19, 324
319, 437
64, 772
42, 583
Pennsylvania..
Rhode Island.
South Carolina..
South Dakota.
Tennessee
Texas
Utah.
Vermont.
Virginia..
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming-
District of Columbia.

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223, 788
17, 397
34, 282

7, 846
54, 672
47, 229

6, 965
28, 422
64, 669

5, 795
26, 285
82, 335

648
8, 579

United States.

2, 417, 288

3.8

4,933, 215

4.7

6, 633, 805

5.5

9,019, 314

6.9 12, 267, 537

8. 2

74.5

15, 047

8.8

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, U.S. Census of Population: 1950, vol. II—"Characteristics of the Population," pts. 2-50. Bureau of the Census, Current Population

Reports, Population Estimates, Series P-25, No. 214, Mar. 24, 1960.

TABLE 3.—Marital status by age and sex, for the United States, civilian population, March 1960, ond for conterminous United States, civilian

population
(Numbers in thousands. In this report, the "civilian population" includes about 1,117,000 members of the Armed Forces in 1960 living off post or with their families on post but

excludes all other members of the Armed Forces. In reports in series P-25, the civilian population excludes all members of the Armed Forces. Percent not shown where less than 0.1]

2, 280

Single.
Married.

Wife present.
Wife absent.

Separated.

Other
Widowed.
Divorced.

15, 274
41, 781
40, 205
1, 576

903

673 2, 112 1, 106

7, 573

223
200
23

6
17

5, 616

33
26
7
3
4

1, 957

190
174
16

3
13

2, 713
2, 226
2, 134

92
66
26

1, 220
4, 013
3,882
131
83
48

4
72

724 4, 950 4, 793 157 93 64 17 106

1, 076
10, 300
9, 920

380
221
159

78
245

880
8, 783
8, 434

349
208
141
221
285

590
6, 169
5, 912

257
136
121
462
260

321 3, 769 3, 641 128 64 64 609 79

177
1, 348
1, 289

59
26
33
721
34

3

3

22

100.0

99.4

6

97.1 2.9 2. 6 .3

.

Single
Married..

Wife present.
Wife absent.

Separated.

Other
Widowed.
Divorced

25. 3 69.3 66.7 2.6 1.5 1.1 3.5

91.0

8.8
8.1
.7
.1
.6

54.7 44.9 43.0 1.9 1.3 .5

23.0 75. 6 73.1 2.5 1.6 .9 .1 1.4

12.5
85. 4
82.7
2. 7
1.6
1.1

.3 1.8

9. 2 88.0 84. 8 3.2 1.9 1.4 .7

8.7 86.4 82.9 3.4 2.0 1.4 2.2 2.8

7.9 82.5 79.0 3.4 1.8 1.6 6.2 3.5

6.7 78.9 76. 2 2. 7 1.3 1.3 12.7 1.7

7.8 59.1 56.5 2.6 1.1 1.4 31.6 1.5

2

1.8

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2.1

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14 to 19 years

Year, marital status, and sex

Total, 14 years and over

20 to 24 years

25 to 29 years

30 to 34 years

35 to 44 years

45 to 54 years

55 to 64 years

65 to 74 years

75 and over

Total

14 to 17

18 and 19

1960

MALE

Total.

60, 273

7, 799

5, 649

2, 150

4, 961

5, 309

5, 797

11, 699

10, 169

7, 481

4,778

Percent

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

FEMALE

Total

64, 607

7, 903

5, 489

2, 414

5, 591

5, 518

6, 065

12, 252

10, 622

8, 073

5, 529

Single
Married

Husband present.
Husband absent.

Husband in Armed Forces.
Separated

Other
Widowed.

12, 252
42, 583
40. 205
2, 378

219
1, 304

855 8,064

6, 951

924
826
98
33

36
4

18

19 2,086

2

24

3

21

91

140

188

443

432

259

94

37

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

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6.5 65.8 62.9 2.9

45.6 43.5 2.1

8.6 21.8 20.6 1.2

70.9 28.1 25.1 3.1 1.0 0.9 1. 2 0.1 0.9

28.9 69. 2 63.9 5. 3 1.3 2.6 1.4 0.3 1.6

9.5 87.3 81.7 5. 6 0.8 3.0 1.8 0.7 2.5

6.9 88.8 84.1 4. 7 0.3 2.8 1.6 1.2 3.1

5.9 87.4 82.7 4. 7 0.3 2.5 1.8 3. 2 3.6

0.4

2.5 1.5 9.8 4.1

1.8 1.1 24. 5 3. 2

1.0 1.1 44.4 1.7

0.6 0.6 68.3 1.2

0.1

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, "Current Population Reports; Population Characteristics," Series P-20, No. 105.

Table 4.--Characteristics of households, by type, for the United States, by age, total and nonfarm: March 1960

(Numbers in thousands]

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Divorced.

1, 708

Percent.

100.0

Single
Married.

Husband present.
Husband absent.

Husband in Armed Forces.
Separated.

Other
Widowed
Divorced.

19.0
65.9
62.2
3. 7
0.3
2.0
1.3
12. 5
2.6

0.5
0.1
0.3

Percent distribution

Subject

Hus-
band-

wife
house-
holds

All
house-
holds

Other
house-
holds
with
male
head

House-
holds
with
female
head

All
house-
holds

Hus-
band-

wife
house-
holds

Hus-
band-

wife
house,
holds

Other
house-
holds
with
male
head

House-
holds
with
female
head

House-
holds
with
female
head

All
house-
holds

Other
house-
holds
with
male
head

AGE OF HEAD

All households.

52, 610

Under 25 years old
25 to 29 years old.
30 to 34 years old.
35 to 44 years old..
45 to 54 years old.
55 to 64 years old.
65 to 74 years old..
75 years and over.

2,550
4, 302
5,388
11, 572
10, 839
8, 568
6, 357
3, 034

2,085
3, 746
4, 699
9, 774
8, 308
5,839
3, 571
1, 238

157
189
214
530
720
749
750
502

308
367

475
1, 268
1, 811
1, 980
2, 036
1, 294

4.8
8.2
10. 2
22.0
20.6
16. 3
12.1
5.8

5.3
9.5
12.0
24.8
21.2
14.9
9.1
3. 2

4.1
5.0
5.6
13.9
18.9
19.6
19.7
13. 2

3. 2
3.8
5.0
13.3
19.0
20.8
21.3
13.6

2, 424
4,055
5, 113
10, 738
9, 847
7, 767
5, 815
2, 775

1, 965
3, 518
4, 433
9, 006
7, 430
5, 175
3, 162
1, 107

155
179
210
499
663
672
695
438

304
358

470
1, 233
1, 754
1, 920
1, 958
1, 230

Median age

years.

47. 3

44. 3

56.3

57.7

47.0

43.9

55.7

57.6

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, "Current Population Reports: Population Characteristics,' " Series P-20, No. 106.

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