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Occupational Data from the 1860 United States Census

Version
v1
Resource Type
Dataset : census/enumeration data
Creator
  • Fogel, Robert W.
Other Title
  • Version 1 (Subtitle)
Publication Date
1993-04-09
Funding Reference
  • University of Chicago. Booth School of Business. Walgreen Foundation
Language
English
Free Keywords
census data; employment; nineteenth century; occupational categories; occupations; population characteristics
Description
  • Abstract

    This data collection was compiled from the 1860 Decennial Census. Data are presented for types of occupations and number of people employed in those occupations for the following states: Alabama, Arkansas, California, Connecticut, Delaware, Florida, Georgia, Illinois, Indiana, Iowa, Kansas, Kentucky, Louisiana, Maine, Maryland, Massachusetts, Michigan, Minnesota, Mississippi, Missouri, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oregon, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas, Vermont, Virginia, and Wisconsin. Occupational data for the following territories are also included: Colorado, Dakota, Nevada, Nebraska, New Mexico, Utah, Washington, and the District of Columbia.
  • Table of Contents

    Datasets:

    • DS1: Dataset
Temporal Coverage
  • Time period: 1860
  • Collection date: 1992-05
Geographic Coverage
  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • California
  • Colorado
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Florida
  • Georgia
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Iowa
  • Kansas
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Minnesota
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • Nebraska
  • Nevada
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New Mexico
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • North Dakota
  • Ohio
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • South Dakota
  • Tennessee
  • Texas
  • United States
  • Utah
  • Vermont
  • Virginia
  • Washington
  • Wisconsin
Sampled Universe
All residents in the United States and territories that answered the 1860 Decennial Census.
Availability
Download
This study is freely available to ICPSR member institutions via web download.
Alternative Identifiers
  • 9873 (Type: ICPSR Study Number)

Update Metadata: 2015-08-05 | Issue Number: 6 | Registration Date: 2015-06-15

Fogel, Robert W. (1993): Occupational Data from the 1860 United States Census. Version 1. Version: v1. ICPSR - Interuniversity Consortium for Political and Social Research. Dataset. https://doi.org/10.3886/ICPSR09873.v1