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Table 5.Family status, age, and sex, for the United States: Civilion population, March 1960 (Numbers in thousands. Median and percent not shown where base is less than 150,000. Percent not shown where less than 0.1)

Total civilian population

In households

In group quarters

In families

Unrelated indi

viduals

Age and sex

Total

Total

Inmates
of insti-
tutions

In fami

lies

Total 1

Unre-
lated
individ-

uals

In sec-
ondary
families

Second-
ary indi-
viduals

BOTH SEXES

Total

Percent.

178, 261

100.0

165, 777

93.0

201
170
31
21
67
33

64,519
53, 381
11, 138

4, 564
10, 552
10, 827
11, 862
23, 951
20, 791
15, 554
10, 307

Under 18 years.

Under 14 years

14 to 17 years
18 and 19 years.
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 years and over.
Median age.

Percent

64,015
53, 043
10, 972
4, 306
9, 774
10, 201
11, 232
22, 704
18, 843
13, 078
7,943
3,681

299
215

84
222
674
514

525
1,037
1, 742
2, 272
2, 188
1, 444

205
123
82
36
104
112
105
210
206
204
176
209

64, 302
53, 252
11,050

4, 423
10, 334
10, 672
11, 708
23, 628
20, 499
15, 233
10, 083
5, 114

63, 809
52, 868
10, 941
4, 285
9, 705
10,168
11, 207
22, 632
18, 782
13, 063
7, 926
3, 678

62
50
11
10

5,334

years.

29.4

27.3

57.0

45. 6

29.2

27.4

21.3

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

100.0

Under 18 years.

Under 14 years.

14 to 17 years.
18 and 19 years.
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 years and over.

36.2
29.9
6. 2
2.6
5.9
6.1
6.7
13.4
11.7
8.7
5.8
3.0

38.6
32.0
6.6
2.6
5.9
6.2
6.8
13.7
11.4
7.9
4.8
2.2

2. 7
2.0

.8
2.0
6. 2
4.7
4.8
9.5
16.0
20.8
20.0
13. 2

4, 339

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5.0

3.0

[blocks in formation]

155
122
33
56
283
324
313

121
71
50
25
79
83
73
138
130
126
91
84

32, 758
27, 159
5, 599
2, 117
4, 865
5, 194
5, 702
11, 484
10,006
7, 291
4, 679
2, 193

32, 503
26, 947
5, 556
2,065
4, 567
4, 891
5, 400
10, 956
9, 261
6, 526
4,068
1, 735

100
90
10

4
30
11
11
28
27
11
3

115

152
122
30
40
158
139
127
178
255
257
69
93

3

8
110
153
164
322
463
497
539
365

572

15
32
22
72
30
63
5

95
215
163
190
99
87

748
817
613

458

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6, 578

7.2

617
0.7

89, 707

98.8

83, 283

91.8

255
0.3

5, 130

5.7

1, 039

1.1

1,046

409
0.5

1.2

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MALE

Total..

Percent.

87, 508
100.0

82, 219

94.0

Under 18 years.

Under 14 years.

14 to 17 years.
18 and 19 years.
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 years and over.

32, 884
27, 235
5, 649
2, 150
4, 961
5, 309
5, 797
11, 699
10, 169
7, 481
4, 778
2, 280

32, 608
27, 042

566
069

599
4, 902
5, 411
10, 989
9, 291
6, 538
4, 074
1, 738

Median age

years.

28. 5

26.9

51. 2

FEMALE

Total.

Percent

90, 753
100.0

83, 558

92.1

Under 18 years.

Under 14 years

14 to 17 years.
18 and 19 years.
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 years and over.

31, 635
26, 146
5, 489
2, 414
5, 591
5, 518
6, 065
12, 252
10, 622
8, 073
5, 529
3,054

31, 407
26, 001
5, 406
2, 237
5, 175
5, 299
5, 821
11, 715
9, 552
6, 540
3,869
1, 943

Median age

years.

30.2

27.8

1 Includes inmates of institutions; see 4th column.

Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, "Current Population Reports: Population Charac-
teristics," series P-20, No. 105.

TABLE 6.-Number of persons reaching selected ages: 1930 to 1959

[In thousands]

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Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, “Current Population Reports: Population Estimates,” series P-25, No. 212, Jan, 26, 1960.

TABLE 7.-Sex ratio (Number of males per 100 females) of the population, by age: TABLE 8.Population changes, by age and sex, 1955 to projected 1960, 1965, and

1900 to 1959

Year

All ages

Under 25 years

25 to 44 years

45 to 64 years

65 and over

1959. 1950. 1940. 1930 1. 19201 19101 1900 1

98.0
99. 2
100.9
102.5
104. 1
106.0
104.4

103.6
102.4
101.1
100.9
100.4
101,8
100.7

96.9
97.1
98.
101.7
105.4
110.3
109.0

94.5 99.8 105.0 109.0 114.4 114.7 111.1

82.8 89.6 95.3 100.4 101.6 101.4 102. 2

1 Excludes the small number in the Armed Forces abroad. Source: U.S. Bureau of the Census, "Current Population Reports: Population Estimates,” series P-25, No. 212, Jan. 26, 1960.

1975

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1 Less than 0.05 percent.

NOTE.-Figures may not add to totals because of rounding. Changes from 1955 are based on unrounded data.

Source: Bureau of Census.

TABLE 9.-Average length of life in years: 1900 to 1958

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(Data prior to 1935 for death-registration States only)

Total

White

Nonwhite

Year

Male Female

Both
sexes

Male Female Both

sexes

Male Female Both

sexes

1900. 1905. 1910. 1915. 1920. 1925 1930. 1935. 1940. 1045 1950 1955. 1956 1957 1958

47.3 48.7 50.0 54. 5 54.1 59.0 59.7 61.7 62.9 65.9 68. 2 69.5 69. 6 69.3 69.4

46.3 47.3 48.4 52.5 53.6 57.6 58.1 59.9 60.8 63.6 65.7 66.7 66.7 66.3 66.4

48.3 50.2 51.8 56.8 54.6 60.6 61.6 63.9 65. 2 67.9 71.3 72.9 73.0 72.5 72.7

47.6 49.1 50.3 55.1 54.9 60.7 61.4 62.9 64. 2 66.8 69.1 70.2 70. 2 70.0 70.3

46.6 47.6 48.6 53.1 54. 4 59.3 59.7 61.0 62.1 64.4 66.5 67.3 67.3 67.1 67.2

48.7 50.6 52.0 57.5 55.6 62.4 63.5 65.0 66.6 69.5 72. 2 73. 6 73. 7 73.5 73.7

33.0 31.3 35.6 38. 9 45. 3 45.7 48.1 53. 1 53. 1 57.7 60.8 63. 2 63. 2 62.4 63.0

32.5 29.6 33.8 37.5 45.5 44.9 47.3 51.3 51.5 56.1 59.1 61.2 61.1 60.3 60.6

33.5 33.1 37.5 40.5 54. 2 46.7 49.2 55. 2 54.9 59.6 62.9 65.9 65. 9 65. 2 65.4

Source: Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Public Health Service, National Office of Vital Statistics; “Vital Statistics of the United States," 1958, vol. I, sec. 5, “Life Tables."

TABLE 10.-Average remaining years of life at selected ages

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1 Estimates are based on a 10-percent sample of death certificates.

2 For the years 1900-1902 data are for 10 States and the District of Columbia. Beginning with 1929-31 data are for the continental United States. Figures for the nonwhite population cover Negroes only, but for each of these periods the Negro population accounted for 95 percent or more of the nonwhite population.

Source: U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Indicators, June 1960.

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