Farm Population as a Useful Demographic Concept

In the development of plans for the 1960 Census of Population, the question has been raised as to whether "farm population" should be retained as a distinctive category of enumeration, or if "open country" residents should be enumerated without distinction as to whether their residences are farms. This article presents certain demographic differences that, in the author's view, argue the continuing usefulness of retaining farm residence as a distinct category for enumeration.


Issue Date:
1957-07
Publication Type:
Journal Article
PURL Identifier:
http://purl.umn.edu/144930
Published in:
Agricultural Economics Research, Volume 09, Number 3
Page range:
105-111
Total Pages:
7




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