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PART 50_SPECIAL SERVICES AND
STUDIES BY THE BUREAU OF THE
CENSUS Sec. 50.1 General. 50.5 Fee structure for age search and
citizenship Information. 50.10 Fee structure for special population
censuses. 50.15 Fee structure for unpublished data
from the 1960 Population and
Housing Census. 50.20 Fee structure for enumeration district
maps. 50.25 Fee structure for housing data from
the 1960 Census of Housing. 50.30 Fee structure for foreign trade and
shipping statistics. 50.35 Fee structure for seasonal adjustments
of time series. 50.40 Fee structure for statistics for city
blocks in the 1970 Censuses of Popu
lation and Housing. AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 60 issued under sec. 3, 49 Stat. 293, as amended; 15 U.S.C. 192a. Interprets or applies sec. 1, 40 Stat. 1256, as amended, sec. 1, 49 Stat. 292, sec. 8, 60 Stat. 1013, es amended, 15 U.S.C. 192, 189a, 13 U.S.C. 8.
SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 50 appear at 28 F.R. 120, Jan. 4, 1963, unless otherwise noted. $ 50.1
General. (a) Fee structure for age search and citizenship service, special population censuses, unpublished data from the 1960 Population and Housing Census, enumeration district maps, housing data from the 1960 Census of Housing, and for foreign trade and shipping statistics.
(b) In accordance with the provisions of the acts authorizing the Department of Commerce to make special statistical surveys and studies, and to perform other specified services upon the payment of the cost thereof, the following fee structure is hereby established. No transcript of any record will be furnished under authority of these acts which would violate existing or future acts requiring that information furnished be held confidential.
(c) Requests for age search and citizenship service should be addressed to the Personal Census Service Branch, Bureau of the Census, Pittsburg, KS 66762. Application forms may be obtained at Department of Commerce field offices or Social Security offices or by writing to the Pittsburg, Kans., office.
(d) If a search is unsuccessful and additional information for a further search is requested by the Bureau, such information must be received within 120 days of the request or the case will be considered closed. Additional information received after 120 days must be accompanied by a new fee and will be considered as a new request. (36 F.R. 905, Jan. 20, 1971) $ 50.5 Fee structure for age search and
citizenship information. Types of Service:
than two censuses for one person
$5.00 Priority searches of not more than
two censuses for one person and
1.00 (36 F.R. 15040, Aug. 12, 1971) 8 50.10 Fee structure for special popu
lation censuses. (a) The Bureau of the Census is authorized to conduct special population censuses at the request of and at the expense of the community concerned. To obtain a special population census, an authorized official of the community should write a letter to the Director, Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C. 20233, requesting detailed information and stat. ing the approximate present population. The Director will reply giving an estimate of the cost and other pertinent information.
(b) The fee for a special population census consists of two parts:
(1) Certain local expenses to be paid directly by the community for salary and travel (if necessary) of enumerators and crewleaders, who are hired locally and, unless otherwise furnished, for incidental expenses such as office space, telephone, and the like, and where applicable, for social security, State, and Federal taxes. This portion of the cost will be estimated individually for each requested census, but can be expected ordinarily to average less than 15 cents per person enumerated, depending on the size group.
(2) Expenses of the Bureau of the Census for preparation of enumerator
1 For communities of 50,000 population and over, and counties and States, regardless of size, an individual estimate will be prepared. (33 F.R. 11984, Aug. 23, 1968] $ 50.15 Fee structure for unpublished in advance of publication or from tabu
data from the 1960 Population and lations not to be published, provided Housing Census.
there is no serious interruption of the
Bureau's regular work program. Fol(a) The Bureau of the Census is will
lowing is the fee structure for the data Ing to furnish from the 1960 Census of listed below. Other special tabulations of Population and Housing certain data by data may be arranged by requesting a census tracts and enumeration districts special cost estimate.
Fee $2.00 for each 75,000 popula
tion or fraction thereof.
Data available 1. Final counts of total population and housing units by
enumeration districts. These districts are established for taking the census and have about 700 inhabitants
on the average. 2. Selected population and housing characteristics (Special
Table PH-1) - complete count data on age, sex, color, marital status and household relationship; housing units by tenure, color of household head, and vacancy status, condition and plumbing, number of rooms, number of persons and number of persons per room,
value of property and contract monthly rent: a. For enumeration districts...
b. For untracted areas by minor civil divisions and
related areas, 1.e., wards of each city of 25,000 or
mainder of each minor civil division.
tracted areas by minor civil divisions and related areas (as described in 2b. above). Data are arranged in nine
tables designated as Special Tables PH-3 to PH-11. 4. Supplementary sample tract data on population char
acteristics relating to residence in 1955, labor force, place of work in more detail than published, and on characteristics of housing units, year structure built, year moved into unit, stories and elevators, trailers, source of water, and sewage disposal. Data appear in table designated as Special Table PH-2.
For table outlines and cost
estimates, write to the Director, Bureau of the Census,
Washington, D.C. 20233. $4.25 per 100 tracts or fraction
thereof, except in New England States where special quotation is necessary.
$ 50.20 Fee structure for enumeration
district maps. (a) The Bureau of the Census is willing to furnish maps of municipalities and unincorporated places showing boundaries of enumeration districts. Following is the fee structure:
Fee1 Population size (1960 Census) (each) Less than 25,000.--
3. 00 50,000–100,000
5.00 Each additional 100,000 or fraction thereof
2. 50 1 Minimum order $5.00. Cost based on individual places, not on aggregate size of two or more places. Slight additional charge for estimate prepared by the Bureau of the Census. Information as to availability and costs of additional maps not described herein may be obtained by writing to the Director. $ 50.25 Fee structure for housing data
from the 1960 Census of Housing. The Bureau of the Census is authorized to provide characteristics of housing units for all minor civil divisions recog
nized in the 1960 Census, for all places containing fewer than 10,000 inhabitants, and for places with more than 10,000 inhabitants but with fewer than 400 housing units with nonwhite head. (For places of 10,000 inhabitants or more with 400 or more housing units with nonwhite head, the data are available from the census publications.) These data are used to obtain counts and classifications of "substandard” housing units as defined by the Public Housing Administration. (A unit is defined as substandard by Public Housing Administration criteria if it is either (a) dilapidated or (b) lacks one or more of the following plumbing facilities: hot and cold piped water inside the structure, flush toilet inside the structure for exclusive use of the occupants of the unit, and bathtub (or shower) inside the structure for exclusive use of the occupants of the unit.) The table outline showing data to be furnished and the fee structure follow:
1. For one place or minor civil
2. For any additional place or
minor civil division in the
$ 50.30 Fee structure for foreign trade determine whether the information can and shipping statistics.
be compiled from the basic records and (a) The Bureau of the Census is will
what the total cost will be. The preing to furnish on a cost basis foreign
liminary investigation normally costs trade and shipping statistics provided
$125 but may be more depending on the
circumstances. there is no serious interruption of the
The total cost of the Bureau's regular work program.
final report generally ranges from $200 (b) In instances where information
to several thousand dollars for data requested is not shown separately or not covering a 12-month period. summarized in the form desired, it is (c) Upon receipt of a request, infornecessary to conduct a preliminary in- mation will be furnished as to whether vestigation at the requestor's expense to the statistics are available and if so, the cost; or that a preliminary investigation will also tabulate and publish block stamust be conducted. When an investi- tistics for smaller cities and for certain gation is completed, information will be other areas provided the appropriate refurnished as to the cost of preparing the gional planning group or local authority material, or as to the reason if the sta- agrees to provide the necessary assistance tistics cannot be compiled from our basic or contracts for the statistics as derecords.
scribed below for the particular type of
area. 8 50.35 Fee structure for seasonal adjustments of time series.
(1) Cooperation for remainder of an
urbanized area of the SMSA. The Bureau of the Census carries out
(1) In addition to data for cities of seasonal adjustments of time series for
50,000 or more, the Bureau will tabulate other Government agencies, nonprofit
block data for the remainder of an organizations, and for appropriate for
urbanized area of the Standard Meteign governments as a matter of interna
ropolitan Statistical Area provided & tional courtesy. The adjustments may
metropolitan regional planning group be based on monthly or quarterly data
agrees to cooperate as follows: collected by the Bureau of the Census or
(a) For urbanized areas to be enufurnished by the requesting organiza
me ted by mail, review the map pretion. Series submitted for adjustment
pared by the Bureau of the Census and must be for a period of not less than four
help to prepare the Address Coding years and not more than 50 years, must be continuous, and have no more than
Guide to identify blocks.
(6) For urbanized areas not to be enusix digits in a single month or quarter. In addition to the seasonal adjustment
merated by mail, review the map prefactors and the seasonally adjusted
pared by the Bureau of the Census. series, charts and summary measures of
(ii) When the regional group does not the seasonal, cyclical, and irregular provide the required cooperation, as characteristics of the series are provided. stated above, an individual locality may The charge for furnishing these series, do so and assure block tabulations for including card punching, is $8 per series the area for which the assistance is profor the standard program and $8 per vided. In such instances the local authorseries for various experimental programs. ity must sign a letter of intent by May 1, A copy of the request form and more
1968, agreeing to review the maps by details about the program may be ob
July 1, 1968, and the Address Coding tained upon request from the Director, Bureau of the Census, Washington, D.C.,
Guide by November 1, 1968, if needed. 20233.
(iii) The Bureau will provide the co(30 F.R. 13358, Oct. 21, 1965)
operating organization with two copies
of the machine tabulation sheets and one § 50.40 Fee structure for statistics for
copy of the map. Additional copies will city blocks in the 1970 Censuses of
be provided at cost. Population and Housing.
(iv) In urbanized areas, for cities (a) General: In the 1970 Censuses of
whose last official census count was less Population and Housing, the Bureau of
than 50,000 but which are reported with the Census will tabulate and publish data for city blocks for all cities with
a population of 50,000 or more in the a population of 50,000 or more in the
1970 census and where cooperation was 1960 Census or subsequent special census
provided, block data will also be tabuconducted by the Bureau of the Census. lated and published. The data include: count of population, (2) Contract block statistics for urban the number of housing units, tenure, places outside 1970 urbanized areas. value or rent, plumbing and other facili- (i) For cities with the last official popties, the number of occupied units with
ulation of less than 50,000 block data will Negro household head, the number of
be tabulated and published only if the units with 1.01 or more persons per room,
local authorities: and other selected population and hous
(a) Subnit by July 1, 1968, a signed ing characteristics. Additional information on an unpublished basis may be
copy of the contract furnished by the available at cost of reproduction.
Bureau, and an advance payment of $200 (b) Additional coverage through co
in the form of a check or money order operation or contract. In addition to data made payable to Census-Department for cities of 50,000 or more, the Bureau of Commerce.
(6) Furnish by September 1, 1968, Sec. block maps prepared according to the 60.6 Confidentiality of data collected by Bureau's specifications and assist in the
the Bureau of the Census.
60.7 Requests for identifiable records. preparation of the Address Coding
60.8 Agency determinations of availability Guide, if needed.
of records. (c) Mail balance of fee to the Bureau 60.9 Fees and charges. by January 1, 1970.
60.10 Arrangements for public inspection (i) Following is the fee structure:
and copying of available records.
60.11 Requests for reconsideration of nonPopulation size group
availability. Under 10,000
60.12 Subpoena or other compulsory process. 10,000-14,999
AUTHORITY: The provisions of this part 60
issued under 5 U.S.C. 301, 552, 553; 32 F.R. 20,000-24,999
1, 400 30,000-34,999
SOURCE: The provisions of this Part 60 35,000-39,999
appear at 32 F.R. 10786, July 22, 1967; 32 F.R. 40,000_44,999
12441, Aug. 26, 1967. 45,000–49,999
$ 60.1 Scope and purpose. (iii) The above fee covers the tabula
(a) This part contains the rules tion and publication of the data, with
whereby the materials specified in 100 copies of the report to be provided to
5 U.S.C. 552(a) (2), and the identifiable the purchaser. The fee will be refunded
records requested under 5 U.S.C. 552(a) to any city which contracts for the data
(3), are to be made publicly available by and reaches a population of 50,000 or
the Bureau of the Census. more in the 1970 Census.
(c) Determination as to 1970 urban- $ 60.2 Policies. ized areas. To determine whether a city Policies and other factors to be conor other area is within the anticipated
sidered in issuing the rules in this part limits of the 1970 urbanized area, the city are set forth in Department Order 64. should determine whether it was in the 1960 urbanized area, since the 1960
$ 60.3 Definitions. urbanized areas are automatically part To the extent that terms used in this of the 1970 areas. Maps of the 1960 part are defined in 5 U.S.C. 551, they shall urbanized areas are shown in the 1960 have the same definition herein. Census of Population report, Volume I, Characteristics of the population, Part
$ 60.4 Publication in the Federal Regis.
ter. A, Number of Inhabitants. If the city was not part of the 1960 urbanized area, an (a) Materials required to be pubinquiry should be directed to the Bureau. lished pursuant to the provisions of 5 (d) Directing requests and inquiries.
U.S.C. 552(a) (1) have been and shall Requests to participate in the foregoing continue to be so published, in one of the programs should be addressed to the Di
following ways: rector, Bureau of the Census, Washing- (1) By publication in the FEDERAL REGton, D.C. 20233. Inquiries as to the meth- ISTER of the Department Orders of the od of enumeration to be used for an Department of Commerce, including any SMSA, whether or not metropolitan supplements and appendices thereto, and planning officials have agreed to perform of appropriate Secretary of Commerce the required preparatory work to permit Circulars and Department Administrathe tabulation of block statistics for tive Orders; urbanized areas, and other inquiries re- (2) By publication in the FEDERAL REGlating to the program should also be ad- ISTER of agency rules and regulations, and dressed to the Director.
by their subsequent inclusion in the Code (33 F.R. 1072, Jan. 27, 1968]
of Federal Regulations;
(3) By publication in the FEDERAL REGPART 60—PUBLIC INFORMATION
ISTER of appropriate general notices; and
(4) By other forms of publication, Sec.
when incorporated by reference in the 60.1 Scope and purpose.
FEDERAL REGISTER with the approval of 60.2 Policies. 60.3 Definitions.
the Director of the Federal Register. 60.4 Publication in the FEDERAL REGISTER.
(b) Those materials which are pub60.5 Availability of materials for inspection
lished in the FEDERAL REGISTER pursuant and copying.
to 5 U.S.C. 552(a) (1) shall, to the ex