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Pennington Gap, VA
Pennington Gap is the most populous town in Lee County, Virginia, United States. The population was 1,781 at the 2000 census. The Lee Regional Medical Center was in Pennington Gap until it closed in October 2013,[3] and the United States Penitentiary, Lee
United States Penitentiary, Lee
is nearby. The Pennington Gap post office was established in 1891.[4]Contents1 Geography1.1 Climate2 Demographics 3 Government and infrastructure 4 Education 5 Notable residents 6 ReferencesGeography[edit] Pennington Gap is located at 36°45′24″N 83°1′46″W / 36.75667°N 83.02944°W / 36.75667; -83.02944 (36.756580, -83.029375).[5] According to the United States Census
Census
Bureau, the town has a total area of 1.5 square miles (3.9 km²), all of it land. Pennington Gap is located at the junction of U.S
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1930 United States Census
The Fifteenth United States
United States
Census, conducted by the Census Bureau one month from April 1, 1930, determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 122,775,046, an increase of 13.7 percent over the 106,021,537 persons enumerated during the 1920 Census.Contents1 Census questions 2 Data availability 3 State rankings 4 City rankings 5 Notes 6 External linksCensus questions[edit] DCC bbb The 1930 Census collected the following information:[1]address name relationship to head of family home owned or rentedif owned, value of home if rented, monthly rentwhether owned a radio set whether on a farm sex race age marital status and, if married, age at first marriage school attendance literacy birthplace of person, and their parents if foreign born:language spoken at home before coming to the U
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1940 United States Census
The Sixteenth United States
United States
Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 132,164,569, an increase of 7.3 percent over the 1930 population of 123,202,624 people. The census date of record was April 1, 1940. A number of new questions were asked including where people were 5 years before, highest educational grade achieved, and information about wages. This census introduced sampling techniques; one in 20 people were asked additional questions on the census form
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1950 United States Census
The Seventeenth United States
United States
Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 150,697,361, an increase of 14.5 percent over the 131,669,275 persons enumerated during the 1940 Census.[1]Contents1 Census questions 2 Data availability 3 State rankings 4 City rankings 5 References 6 External linksCensus questions[edit] The 1950 census collected the following information from all respondents:[2]address whether house is on a farm name relationship to head of household race sex age marital status birthplace if foreign born, whether naturalized employment status hours worked in week occupation, industry and class of workerIn addition, a sample of individuals were asked additional questions covering income, marital history, fertility, and other topics
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1960 United States Census
The Eighteenth United States
United States
Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 179,323,175, an increase of 18.5 percent over the 151,325,798 persons enumerated during the 1950 Census.Contents1 Data availability 2 State rankings 3 City rankings 4 Notes 5 External linksData availability[edit] Microdata from the 1960 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
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1970 United States Census
The Nineteenth United States
United States
Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 203,392,031, an increase of 13.4 percent over the 179,323,175 persons enumerated during the 1960 Census.Contents1 Data availability 2 State rankings 3 City rankings 4 Conclusions 5 Notes 6 External linksData availability[edit] Microdata from the 1970 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. These data were originally created and disseminated by DUALabs
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1980 United States Census
The Twentieth United States
United States
Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 226,545,805, an increase of 11.4 percent over the 203,184,772 persons enumerated during the 1970 Census.[1]Contents1 Census questions 2 Data availability 3 State rankings 4 City rankings 5 References 6 External linksCensus questions[edit] The 1980 census collected the following information from all respondents:[2]Address Name Household relationship Sex Race Age Marital status Whether of Spanish/Hispanic origin or descentIt was the first census not to ask for the name of the "head of household."[3] Approximately 16 percent of households received a "long form" of the 1980 census, which contained over 100 questions
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1990 United States Census
The Twenty-first United States
United States
Census, conducted by the Census Bureau, determined the resident population of the United States
United States
to be 248,709,873, an increase of 9.8 percent over the 226,545,805 persons enumerated during the 1980 Census.[1] Approximately 16 percent of households received a "long form" of the 1990 census, which contained over 100 questions. Full documentation on the 1990 census, including census forms and a procedural history, is available from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series. It was the first census to designate "Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander" as a racial group separate from Asians. To increase black participation in the 1990 United States
United States
Census, the bureau recruited Bill Cosby, Magic Johnson, Alfre Woodard, and Miss America Debbye Turner
Debbye Turner
as spokespeople.[2] The Integrated Public Use Microdata Series
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2010 United States Census
The 2010 United States
United States
Census (commonly referred to as the 2010 Census) is the twenty-third and most recent United States
United States
national census. National Census Day, the reference day used for the census, was April 1, 2010.[1] The census was taken via mail-in citizen self-reporting, with enumerators serving to spot-check randomly selected neighborhoods and communities. As part of a drive to increase the count's accuracy, 635,000 temporary enumerators were hired.[2][3] The population of the United States
United States
was counted as 308,745,538,[4] a 9.7% increase from the 2000 Census.Contents1 Introduction 2 Major changes 3 Cost 4 Technology 5 Marketing and undercounts 6 Reapportionment 7 Controversies7.1 Clemons v
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Census
A census is the procedure of systematically acquiring and recording information about the members of a given population. The term is used mostly in connection with national population and housing censuses; other common censuses include agriculture, business, and traffic censuses. The United Nations
United Nations
defines the essential features of population and housing censuses as "individual enumeration, universality within a defined territory, simultaneity and defined periodicity", and recommends that population censuses be taken at least every 10 years
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Population Density
Population
Population
density (in agriculture: standing stock and standing crop) is a measurement of population per unit area or unit volume; it is a quantity of type number density. It is frequently applied to living organisms, and most of the time to humans. It is a key geographical term.[1] In simple terms population density refers to the number of people living in an area per kilometer square.Contents1 Biological population densities1.1 Countries and dependent territories 1.2 Other methods of measurement2 See also2.1 Lists of entities by population density3 References 4 External linksBiological population densities[edit] Population
Population
density is population divided by total land area or water volume, as appropriate.[1] Low densities may cause an extinction vortex and lead to further reduced fertility
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African American (U.S. Census)
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1910 United States Census
The Thirteenth United States
United States
Census, conducted by the Census Bureau on April 15, 1910, determined the resident population of the United States to be 92,228,496, an increase of 21.0 percent over the 76,212,168 persons enumerated during the 1900 Census
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Native American (U.S. Census)
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