United States Census of Housing, 1960: State and small areas. Michigan. Final report HC(1)-24, Issue 24

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U.S. Department of Commerce, Bureau of the Census, 1962 - 160 pages

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Page x - Wisconsin); (b) the densely settled urban fringe, whether incorporated or unincorporated, of urbanized areas; (c) towns in New England and townships in New Jersey and Pennsylvania which contain no incorporated municipalities as subdivisions and have either 25,000 inhabitants or more or a population of 2,500 to 25,000 and a density of 1,500 persons or more per square mile; (d) counties in States other than the New...
Page x - In general, the urban population comprises all persons living in urbanized areas and in places of 2,500 inhabitants or more outside urbanized areas. More specifically, according to the definition adopted for use in the I960 Census, the urban population comprises...
Page xiv - A household consists of all the persons who occupy a housing unit. A house, an apartment or other group of rooms, or a single room, is regarded as a housing unit when it is occupied or intended for occupancy as separate living quarters; that is, when the occupants do not live and eat with any other persons in the structure and there is direct access from the outside or through a common hall.
Page xi - The boundaries of the urbanized areas for 1960 will not conform to those for 1950, partly because of actual changes in land use and density of settlement, and partly because of relatively minor changes in the rules used to define the boundaries. The changes in the rules...
Page xxi - with all plumbing facilities" consists of units which have hot and cold water inside the structure, and flush toilet and bathtub (or shower) inside the structure for the exclusive use of the occupants of the unit. Equipment is for exclusive use when it is used only by the persons in one housing unit, including any lodgers living in the unit. Units "lacking only hot water" have all the facilities except hot water.
Page xii - At least 75% of the labor force of the county must be in the nonagricultural labor force. 4. In addition to criterion 3, the county must meet at least one of the following conditions: (a) It must have 50% or more of its population living in contiguous minor civil divisions with a density of at least 150 persons per square mile, in an unbroken chain of minor civil divisions with such density radiating from a central city in the area. (b) The number of nonagricultural workers employed in the county...
Page xi - ... 5. Other enumeration districts in unincorporated territory with lower population density provided that they served one of the following purposes: a. To eliminate enclaves b. To close indentations in the urbanized area of one mile or less across the open end c.
Page xi - All persons residing in an urbanized area are included in the urban population. It appeared desirable to delineate the urbanized areas in terms of the 1960 Census results rather than on the basis of information available prior to the census, as was done in 1950. For this purpose, a peripheral zone was recognized around each 1950 urbanized area and around cities that were presumably approaching a population of 50,000 in 1960.
Page xi - ... for the most part follow such features as roads, streets, railroads, streams, and other clearly defined lines which may be easily identified by census enumerators in the field and often do not conform to the boundaries of political units.
Page xii - Housing, the industrial areas of the Census of Manufactures, and the labor market areas of the Bureau of Employment Security. To permit all Federal statistical agencies to utilize the same areas for the publication of general-purpose statistics, the Bureau of the Budget has established "standard metropolitan statistical areas

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