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ENUMDAY
Day of enumeration

Description

ENUMDAY, which should be read with ENUMMO, reports the day of the month in which the enumerator began to gather information for the census page containing the case. Enumeration began on June 1 in 1850-1900, on January 1 in the 1910 US Census, on April 15 in the 1910 Puerto Rican Census, on January 2 in 1920 in the US Census, on January 1 in the 1920 Puerto Rican Census, and in January in 1930. It continued for several months. The information in ENUMDAY was supplied by enumerators, rather than by the general population.

Codes

ENUMDAY is a 2-digit numeric variable, which should be read with ENUMMO, that reports the day of the month in which the enumerator began to gather information for the census page containing the case. Enumeration began on June 1 in 1850-1900, on January 1 in the 1910 US Census, on April 15 in the 1910 Puerto Rican Census, on January 2 in 1920 in the US Census, on January 1 in the 1920 Puerto Rican Census, and in January in 1930. It continued for several months. The information in ENUMDAY was supplied by enumerators, rather than by the general population. ENUMDAY specific variable codes for missing, edited, or unidentified observations, observations not applicable (N/A), observations not in universe (NIU), top and bottom value coding, etc. are provided below by Census year (and data sample if specified).

ENUMDAY Specific Variable Codes
98 = Illegible
99 = Missing

Comparability

This variable is fully comparable across years and samples.

Universe

  • All households and group quarters. Not available in the 1880 5% sample and the 1880 100% database. In 1910, not available for 25% of cases (samples 5 and 6 in SAMP1910).

Availability

United States
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  • 1930: 1%; 5%
  • 1920: 1%
  • 1910: 1%; 1.4% ovrsmp
  • 1900: 5%; 1%; 1.2% ovrsmp
  • 1880: 1%
  • 1870: All samples
  • 1860: All samples
  • 1850: 1%
Puerto Rico
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  • 1930: All samples
  • 1920: All samples
  • 1910: All samples

Flags

This variable has no flags.

Editing Procedure

There is no editing procedure available for this variable.