The Seventeenth United States Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States to be 150,697,361, an increase of 14.5 percent over the 131,669,275 persons enumerated during the 1940 Census. This was the first census in which:
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|Date taken||April 1, 1950|
|Most populous state||New York|
|Least populous state||Nevada|
The 1950 census collected the following information from all respondents:
In addition, a sample of individuals were asked additional questions covering income, marital history, fertility, and other topics. Full documentation on the 1950 census, including census forms and a procedural history, is available from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series.
Microdata from the 1950 census are freely available through the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series. Aggregate data for small areas, together with electronic boundary files, can be downloaded from the National Historical Geographic Information System. Personally identifiable information will be available in 2022.
|x||District of Columbia||814,000|
|01||New York||New York||7,891,957||Northeast|
|09||Washington||District of Columbia||802,178||South|
|37||Jersey City||New Jersey||299,017||Northeast|
|52||Salt Lake City||Utah||182,121||West|
The 1952 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia were held on November 4, 1952 to determine who will represent the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States House of Representatives. Virginia gained an additional seat, having ten seats in the House apportioned according to the 1950 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms. Until this election, the Democratic Party had won every seat since 1932.1952 United States elections
The 1952 United States elections was held on November 4. The Republicans took control of the presidency and both chambers of Congress for the first time since the Great Depression. The election took place during the Korean War.
Republican nominee Five-star general Dwight D. Eisenhower defeated Democratic Governor Adlai Stevenson of Illinois. Eisenhower won the popular vote by eleven points, and carried every state outside the South. Eisenhower took the Republican nomination on the first ballot, defeating Ohio Senator Robert A. Taft and California Governor Earl Warren. After incumbent president Harry S. Truman declined to seek re-election, Stevenson won the Democratic nomination on the third ballot, defeating Tennessee Senator Estes Kefauver, Georgia Senator Richard Russell Jr., and former Commerce Secretary W. Averell Harriman. Eisenhower was the first professional soldier to be elected president since Ulysses S. Grant.
The Republicans gained twenty-two seats in the U.S. House of Representatives, gaining a majority over the Democrats. The House elections took place after the 1950 United States Census and the subsequent Congressional re-apportionment. The Republicans also became the majority in the U.S. Senate, gaining two seats.To date, 1952 is the last time both houses of Congress and the Presidency have all flipped in the same election, and it would be the last time the Republicans won the Senate Majority until 1980 and the last time they would win the House Majority until 1994.1954 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia
The 1954 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia were held on November 2, 1954 to determine who will represent the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States House of Representatives. Virginia had ten seats in the House, apportioned according to the 1950 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms.1956 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia
The 1956 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia were held on November 6, 1956 to determine who will represent the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States House of Representatives. Virginia had ten seats in the House, apportioned according to the 1950 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms.1958 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia
The 1958 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia were held on November 4, 1958 to determine who will represent the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States House of Representatives. Virginia had ten seats in the House, apportioned according to the 1950 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms.1960 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia
The 1960 United States House of Representatives elections in Virginia were held on November 8, 1960 to determine who will represent the Commonwealth of Virginia in the United States House of Representatives. Virginia had ten seats in the House, apportioned according to the 1950 United States Census. Representatives are elected for two-year terms.2022
will be a common year starting on Saturday of the Gregorian calendar, the 2022nd year of the Common Era (CE) and Anno Domini (AD) designations, the 22nd year of the 3rd millennium, the 22nd year of the 21st century, and the 3rd year of the 2020s decade.Allison Gap, Virginia
Allison Gap is an unincorporated community in Smyth County, Virginia. It was defined as a census-designated place (then termed an unincorporated place) at the 1950 United States Census where it had a population of 1,015. It did not reappear at subsequent censuses.Arlington-Five Forks-Kenwood, Virginia
Arlington-Five Forks-Kenwood was a census-designated place (then termed an unincorporated place) in Prince George County, Virginia, United States. Its first and only designation was at the 1950 United States Census when it had a population of 4,124. Arlington-Five Forks-Kenwood did not reappear at subsequent censuses.Benedict-Leona Mines, Virginia
Benedict-Leona Mines was a census-designated place (then termed an unincorporated place) in Lee County, Virginia, United States. Its first and only designation was at the 1950 United States Census when it had a population of 1,486. Benedict-Leona Mines did not reappear at subsequent censuses.Boissevain, Virginia
Boissevain is an unincorporated community and former coal town in Tazewell County, Virginia, United States. It was defined as a census-designated place (then termed an unincorporated place) at the 1950 United States Census under the spelling Boissevaine, when it had a population of 1,197. It did not reappear at subsequent censuses.
Boissevain is served by the Abbs Valley -Boissevain - Pocahontas Rescue Squad Inc - Rescue 945 for Emergency Medical Services.Brownsville-Brent-Goulding, Florida
Brownsville-Brent-Goulding was a Census-designated place in Escambia County, Florida during the 1950 United States Census, which consists of the communities of Brent, Brownsville, Goulding and West Pensacola. The population in 1950 was 20,269.The census area's name was reduced to just "Brownsville" during the 1960 Census, when the population increased to 38,417. During the 1970 census, the census area was reduced and was reassigned to West Pensacola, with a recorded population of 20,924. The communities of Brent and Goulding were not returned separately by census enumerators until 1980.Data processing
Data processing is, generally, "the collection and manipulation of items of data to produce meaningful information."
In this sense it can be considered a subset of information processing, "the change (processing) of information in any manner detectable by an observer."
The term Data Processing (DP) has also been used to refer to a department within an organization responsible for the operation of data processing applications.Dumfries, Virginia
Dumfries, officially the Town of Dumfries, is a town in Prince William County, Virginia. The population was 4,961 at the 2010 United States Census.Dumfries-Triangle, Virginia
Dumfries-Triangle was a census-designated place (then termed an unincorporated place) in Prince William County, Virginia, United States. Its first and only designation was at the 1950 United States Census and consisted of the unincorporated communities of Dumfries and Triangle. It had a population of 1,585. Dumfries-Triangle was deleted at the 1960 Census as Dumfries and Triangle were designated separately. As of the 2010 Census Dumfries and Triangle collectively have a population of 13,149.Gertrude Bancroft
Gertrude Bancroft McNally (1908–1985) was an American economist who was chief of the economic statistics section of the United States Census Bureau until 1951, later associated with the Social Science Research Council,
and special assistant to the commissioner of the Bureau of Labor Statistics.Bancroft earned a master's degree in economics in 1934 from the University of Pennsylvania with a thesis on The effect of the War of 1812 on price relations in Philadelphia.
In 1958 she published the book The American Labor Force: Its Growth and Changing Composition (Wiley).
This book, part of the Census Monograph Series produced by the Social Science Research Council in cooperation with the Census Bureau, analyzes the results of the 1950 United States Census and associated data to measure the growth and makeup of workers and unemployed people within the US,
and discover patterns of change in which kinds of people were working and what they did between 1940 and 1950.In 1962, she was honored by the American Statistical Association by election as one of their Fellows for "distinguished service to the field of labor force statistics both in the development of objectively measurable concepts and in the promotion of public understanding of the uses and limitations of labor force data".Maryland's 7th congressional district
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