1980 Census of Puerto Rico

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PERSON QUESTIONS

P1. What is the name of each person who was living here on Tuesday, April 1, 1980, or who was staying or visiting here and had no other home?
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NOTE
If everyone here is staying only temporarily and has a usual home elsewhere, please mark this box [ ].
Then please:
- answer the questions on pages 2 through 5 only, and
- enter the address of the usual home on page 20.

List in Question 1
- Family members living here, including babies still in the hospital
- Relatives living here
- Lodgers or boarders living here.
- Domestic employees or hired hands living here.
- Other persons Iiving here
- College students who stay here while attending college. even if their parents live elsewhere.
- Persons who usually live here but are temporarily away (including children in boarding school below the college level)
- Persons with a home elsewhere but who stay here most of the week while working

Do Not List in Question 1
- Any person away from here in the Armed Forces.
- Any college student who stays somewhere else while attending college.
- Any person who usually stays somewhere else most of the week while working there.
- Any person away from here in an institution such as a home for the aged or mental hospital.
- Any person staying or visiting here who has a usual home elsewhere.

P2. How is...(this person) related to the person in column 1?
Fill one circle.
If "Other relative" of person in column 1, give exact relationship, such as mother-in-law, niece, grandson, etc.
O Husband/wife
O Son/daughter
O Brother/sister
O Father/mother
O Other relative: _______________

If not related to the person in column 1 (head of household):
O Roomer, boarder
O Roommate
O Paid employee
O Other nonrelative: _______________

P3. Sex
O Male
O Female

P4. What is...'s age, month, and year of birth?
a. Age at last birthday _________
b. Month of Birth
O Jan - Mar
O Apr - June
O July - Sept
O Oct - Dec
c. Year of Birth _____

P5. Which one of the following describes the marital status of...?
Fill one circle.
O Now married
O Consensually married
O Widowed
O Divorced
O Separated
O Never married

P6. Where was ... born?
If born in a hospital, give residence of the mother, not location of the hospital.
Fill once circle.
O Puerto Rico __________________ (Municipio)
O United States __________________ (State)
O Cuba
O Spain
O Domincan Republic
O Other country ________________

P7. Since February 1, 1980, has ... attended regular school or college at any time?
Fill one circle. Count pre-kindergarten, Head Start, kindergarten, elementary school, and schooling which leads to a high school diploma or college degree.
O No, has not attended since February 1
O Yes, public school, public college
O Yes, private, church-related
O Yes, private, not church-related

P8. What is the highest grade (or year) of regular school ... has ever attended?
Fill one circle. If now attending school, mark the grade person is in. If high school was finished by equivalency test (GED), mark "12."
Highest grade attended:
O Pre-kindergarten
O Kindergarten
Elementary through high school

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
O O O O O O O O O O O O

College (academic year)

1 2 3 4 5 6 or more
O O O O O O

O Never Attended School - Skip to Question 9

P9. Did ... finish the highest grade (or year) attended?
O Now attending this grade (or year)
O Finished this grade (or year)
O Did not finish this grade (or year)

P10a. Where was ...'s father born?
O Puerto Rico
O United States: ________________________ (U.S. State)
O Other country: ________________________

P10b. Where was ...'s mother born?
O Puerto Rico
O United States: ________________________ (U.S. State)
O Other country: ________________________

P11. If this person was born in a foreign country --

a. Is ... a naturalized citizen of the United States?
O Yes, a naturalized citizen
O No, not a citizen
O Born abroad of American parents (including Puerto Rican)

b. When did ... come to Puerto Rico to stay?
O 1975 to 1980
O 1970 to 1974
O 1965 to 1969
O 1960 to 1964
O 1950 to 1959
O Before 1950

P12a. Did ... live in this house five years ago (April 1, 1975)?
O Born April 1975 or later -- Turn to next page for next person
O Yes, this house -- Skip to 13
O No, different house

P12b. Where did... live five years ago (April 1, 1975)?
(1) Name of municipio, U.S. State, Virgin Islands, or foreign country: __________________________
(2) Name of barrio or U.S. county: ____________________________
(3) Name of city, town or village: ____________________________

P13a. During the last 10 years did ... live in the United States at any time for 6 or more consecutive months?
O Yes
O No, Skip to 14

P13b. When did ... come or return to Puerto Rico that last time?

O 1980
O 1977
O 1974

O 1979
O 1976
O 1973

O 1978
O 1975
O 1970 to 1972

P13c. How long did ... live in the U.S., the last time?
O 6 months up to 1 year
O 1 to 2 years
O 3 to 4 years
O 5 years
O 6 to 9 years
O 10 or more years

P13d. For the last 6 months that ... lived in U.S., was ... --
(1) Working at a job or business (full-time or part-time)?
O Yes
O No
(2) In the Armed Forces?
O Yes
O No
(3) Attending school or college?
O Yes
O No

P14. Does ... know how to read and write (in any language)?
O Yes
O No

P15a. Can ... speak Spanish?
O Yes
O No

P15b. Can ... speak English?
O Yes, easily
O Yes, with difficulty
O No, not at all

P16. Enumerator -- Mark when this person was born.
O Before April 1965 -- Ask questions 17-33.
(Omit question 17 if born April 1960 to March 1965.)
O April 1965 or later -- Turn to next page for the next person.

P17. In April 1, 1975 (five years ago) was ... --
a. On active duty in the Armed Forces?
O Yes
O No
b. Attending college?
O Yes
O No
c. Working at a job or business?
O Yes, full-time
O Yes, part-time
O No

P18a. Is ... a veteran of active-duty military service in the Armed Forces of the United States?
O Yes
O No -- Skip to 19

P18b. Was active-duty military service during --
Fill a circle for each period in which this person served.
O May 1975 or later
O Vietnam era (August 1964 - April 1975)
O February 1955 - July 1964
O Korean conflict (June 1950 - January 1955)
O World War II (September 1940 - July 1947)
O World War I (April 1917 - November 1918)
O Any other time

P19. Does ... have a physical, mental, or other health condition which has lasted for 6 or more months and which --
a. Limits the kind or amount of work... can do at a job?

O Yes
O No
b. Prevents ... from working at a job?
O Yes
O No
c. Limits or prevents ... from using public transportation?
O Yes
O No

P20. If this person is a female -- How many babies has she ever had, not counting stillbirths?
Do not count her stepchildren or children she has adopted.
O None
O 1
O 2
O 3
O 4
O 5
O 6
O 7
O 8
O 9
O 10
O 11
O 12 or more

P21a. Has ... completed the requirements for a vocational training program at a trade school, business school, hospital or some other kind of school for occupational training?
Does not include academic college courses.
O Yes
O No -- Skip to 22

P21b. At which kind of school was the training received?
O Business school, trade school, or junior college
O High school vocational program
O Training program at place of work
O Other school: _________________________

P22a. Did ... work at any time last week?
O Yes- fill this circle if the person worked full-time or part-time.
O No - fill this circle if this person did not work. -- Skip to 25

P22b. How many hours did ... work last week (at all jobs)?
Subtract any time off; add overtime or extra hours worked.
_______________ Hours

P23. At what location did ... work last week?
If ... worked at more than one location, print where he or she worked most last week.
a. Address: ________________________________ (Number and street)
b. Name of city, town, village, etc. ______________________________________
c. Barrio ___________________________
d. Municipio __________________________ e. ZIP Code _________________

P24a. Last week, how long did it usually take ... to get from home to work (one way)?
_______________ minutes

P24b. How did ... usually get to work last week?
If ... used more than one method, give the one usually used for most of the distance.
O Private Car
O Truck
O Van
O Bus
O Public Car
O Launch
O Taxicab
O Walked only
O Worked at home
O Other: Specify ___________________
If private car, truck or van in 24b, go to 24c. Otherwise, skip to 28.

P24c. When going to work last week, did ... usually--
O Drive alone - Skip to 28
O Share driving
O Drive others only
O Ride as passenger only

P24d. How many people, including ... usually rode to work in this vehicle last week?
O 2
O 3
O 4
O 5
O 6
O 7 or more
After asking 24d, skip to 28.

P25. Was ... temporarily absent or on layoff from a job or business last week?
O Yes, on layoff
O Yes, on vacation, temporary illness, labor dispute, etc.
O No

P26a. Has ... been looking for work during the last 4 weeks?
O Yes
O No - skip to 27

P26b. Could ... have taken a job last week?
O No, already has a job
O No, temporarily ill
O No, other reasons (in school, etc.)
O Yes, could have taken a job

P27. When did ... last work, even for a few days?
O 1980
O 1979
O 1978
O 1975 to 1977
O 1970 to 1974 - skip to 31d
O 1969 or earlier - skip to 31d
O Never worked - skip to 31d

28-30. Current or more recent job activity
Describe the chief job activity or business at which ... worked the most hours last week (or the last job or business since 1975)

P28a. For whom did ... work? If now on active duty in the Armed Forces, print "AF" and skip to question 31.
____________________________________________________
(Name of company, business, organization, or other employer)

P28b. What kind of business or industry was this?
____________________________________________________
(For example: Hospital, shirt manufacturer)

P28c. Is this mainly - (Fill one circle)
O Manufacturing
O Wholesale trade
O Retail trade
O Other - (agriculture, construction, service, government, etc.)

P29a. What kind of work was ... doing?
____________________________________________________
(For example: Registered nurse, maintenance mechanic)

P29b. What were ... most important activities or duties?
____________________________________________________
(For example: Patient care, repair machines in plant)

P30. Was ... - (Fill one circle)
O Employee of private company, business, or individual, for wages, salary, or commissions
O Federal government employee
O Commonwealth government employee
O Municipal government employee
Self-employed in own business, professional practice, or farm-

O Own business not incorporated
O Own business incorporated

O Working without pay in family business or farm

P31a. Last year, (1979) did ... work , even for a few days, at a paid job or in a business or farm?
O Yes
O No - skip to 31d

P31b. How many weeks did ... work in 1979?
Count paid vacation, paid sick leave, and military service.
_________________ weeks

P31c. During the weeks worked in 1979, how many hours did ... usually work each week?
_________________ hours

P31d. Of the weeks not worked in 1979, (if any) how many weeks was ... looking for work or on layoff from a job?
_________________ weeks

P32. Income in 1979--
During the entire year 1979 did ... receive any income from the following sources? If "Yes" to nay of the sources - How much? If net income in 32b, c, or d was a loss, write "Loss" above the dollar amount.

a. Wages, salary , commissions, bonuses, or tips from all jobs before deductions for taxes, etc.--
O Yes -- $_________________.00 (Annual amount - Dollars)
O No

b. Own nonfarm business, partnership, or professional practice
Report net income income after business expenses.
O Yes -- $_________________.00 (Annual amount - Dollars)
O No

c. Own farm-
Report net income after operating expenses
Include earnings as tenant farmer or sharecropper.
O Yes -- $_________________.00 (Annual amount - Dollars)
O No

d. Interest, dividends, royalties, or net rental income --
Report even small amounts credited to an account.
O Yes -- $_________________.00 (Annual amount - Dollars)
O No

e. Social Security or Railroad Retirement --
O Yes -- $_________________.00 (Annual amount - Dollars)
O No

f. Public assistance or public welfare payments --
O Yes -- $_________________.00 (Annual amount - Dollars)
O No

g. Unemployment compensation, veterans' payments, pensions, alimony or child support, or any other sources of income received regularly --
Exclude lump-sum payments such as money from an inheritance or the sale or a home.
O Yes -- $_________________.00 (Annual amount - Dollars)
O No

P33. What was ... total income in 1979?
Add entries in questions 32a through g; subtract losses. If total amount was a loss, write "Loss" above amount.
$_________________.00 (Annual amount - Dollars) OR
O None

HOUSEHOLD QUESTIONS

H1. Did you leave anyone out of Question 1 because you were not sure if the person shoud be listed- for example, a new baby still in this hospital, a lodger who also has another home, o a person who stays here once in a while and has no other home?
O Yes- determine whether to add persons.
O No

H2. Did you list anyone in Question 1 who is away from home now- for example, on a vacation or in the hospital?
O Yes- determine whether person should remain listed.
O No

H3. Is anyone visiting here who is not already listed?
O Yes- determine whether to add person.
O No

H4. Do you enter your living quarters -
O Directly from the outside or through a common or public hall?
O Through someone else's living quarters?

H5a. Is there hot and cold piped water in this building?
O Yes, hot and cold piped water in this building.
O No, only cold piped water in this building.
O No piped water in this building.

H5b. Is there a bathtub or shower in this building?
O Yes, for this household only
O Yes, but also used by another household
O No bathtub or shower

H5c. Is there a flush toilet in this building?
O Yes, for this household only
O Yes, but also used by another household
O No.
If "No," what type of toilet?
O Privy
O Other or none

H6. How many rooms do you have in your Iiving quarters?
Count living rooms, dining rooms, kitchens, and bedrooms, but do not count bathrooms, balconies, foyers, or halts.
O 1 room
O 2 rooms
O 3 rooms
O 4 rooms
O 5 rooms
O 6 rooms
O 7 rooms
O 8 rooms
O 9 or more rooms

H7. Are your living quarters--
O Owned or being bought by someone in this household?
O Rented for cash rent?
O Occupied without payment of cash rent?

H8. Is this apartment (house) part of a condiminium?
O No
O Yes, a condominium.

H9. Which best describes this building?
Include all apartments, flats, etc. even if vacant.
O A mobile home or trailer
O A one-family house detached from any other house
O A one-family house attached to one or more houses
O A building for 2 families
O A building for 3 or 4 families
O A building for 5 to 9 families
O A building for 10 to 19 families
O A building for 20 to 49 families
O A building for 50 or more families
O A boat, tent, van, etc.

H10. If this is a one family home--
a. Is the house on a property of 3 or more cuardas?
O Yes
O No
b. Is any part of the property used as:
(1) A commercial establishment?
O Yes
O No
(2) A medical office?
O Yes
O No
(3) Other type of office?
O Yes
O No

H11. Is this a a one family house or a condiminium unit which you own or are buying--
What is the value of this property, that is, how much do you think this property (house and lot or condominium unit) would sell for?

O Less than $2,000 O $25,000 to $27,499
O $2,000 to $2,999 O $27,500 to $29,999
O $3,000 to $3,999 O $30,000 to $32,499
O $4,000 to $4,999 O $32,500 to $34,999
O $5,000 to $7,499 O $35,000 to $37,499
O $7,500 to $9,999 O $37,500 to $39,999
O $10,000 to $12,499 O $40,000 to $44,999
O $12,500 to $14,999 O $45,000 to $49,999
O $15,000 to $17,499 O $50,000 to $59,999
O $17,500 to $19,999 O $60,000 to $74,999
O $20,000 to $22,499 O $75,000 to $99,999
O $25,000 to $24,999 O $100,000 or more

H12. If you pay rent for your living quarters--
What is the monthly rent?

If rent if not paid by the month, see Questionnaire Reference Book on how to figure a monthly rent.

O Less than $30 O $140 to $149
O $30 to $39 O $150 to $159
O $40 to $49 O $160 to $169
O $50 to $59 O $170 to $179
O $60 to $69 O $180 to $189
O $70 to $79 O $190 to $199
O $80 to $89 O $200 to $224
O $90 to $99 O $225 to $249
O $100 to $109 O $250 to $299
O $110 to $119 O $300 to $349
O $120 to $129 O $350 to $399
O $130 to $139 O $400 or more

H13a. Is this building--
O On a city or suburban lot? (Skip to H14)
O On a place of less than 3 cuerdas?
O On a place of 3 or more cuerdas?

H13b. Last year, 1979, did sales of crops, livestock, and other farm products from this place amount to--
O $1 to $99
O $100 to $199
O $200 to $299
O $300 to $499
O $500 or more
O None

H14. Do you get water from--
O A public system?
O An individual well?
O A cistern, tanks, or drums?
O A spring or other source (river, irrigation canal, etc.)?

H15. Is this building connected to a public sewer?
O Yes, connected to a public sewer
O No, connected to a septic tank or cesspool
O No, use other means

H16. About when was this building originally built? Mark when the building was first constructed, not when it was remodeled, added to, or converted.
O 1979 to 1980
O 1975 to 1978
O 1970 to 1974
O 1960 to 1969
O 1950 to 1959
O 1940 to 1949
O 1939 or earlier

H17. When did the person in column 1 move into this house (or apartment)?
O 1979 to 1980
O 1975 to 1978
O 1970 to 1974
O 1960 to 1969
O 1950 to 1959
O 1949 or earlier

H18. Does this housing unit have electric lighting?
O Yes
O No

H19. What type of energy does your water heater (tank type) use most?
If shower heat only, mark "No tank type water heater."
O Electricity
O Solar Energy
O Other fuels
O No tank type water heater

H20. Which fuel is used most for cooking?
O Gas: from underground pipes serving the neighborhood
O Gas: bottled, tank, or LP
O Electricity
O Fuel oil, kerosene, etc.
O Charcoal
O Wood
O Other fuel
O No fuel used

H21. What are the costs of utlilities and fuels for your living quarters?

a. Electricity
Average monthly cost $__________.00 or
O Included in rent or no charge
O Electricity not used

b. Gas
Average monthly cost $__________.00 or
O Included in rent or no charge
O Gas not used

c. Water
Average monthly cost $__________.00 or
O Included in rent or no charge

d. Oil, charcoal, kerosene, wood, etc.
Yearly cost $__________.00 or
O Included in rent or no charge
O These fuels not used

H22. Do you have complete kitchen facilities?
Complete kitchen facilities are a sink with piped water, a range or cookstove, and a refrigerator.
O Yes
O No

H23. How many bedrooms do you have?
Count rooms used mainly for sleeping even if used also for other purposes.
O No bedroom
O 1 bedroom
O 2 bedrooms
O 3 bedrooms
O 4 bedrooms
O 5 or more bedrooms

H24. How many bathrooms do you have?
A complete bathroom is a room with a flush toilet, bathtub or shower, and wash basin with piped water.
A half bathroom has at least a flush toilet
O None
O Only half bathrooms
O 1 complete bathroom
O 1 complete bathroom, plus half bath(s)
O 2 or more complete bathrooms

H25. Do you have a telephone in your living quarters?
O Yes
O No

H26. Do you have air conditioning?
O Yes, a central air conditioning system
O Yes, 1 individual room unit
O Yes, 2 or more individual room units
O No

H27. How many automobiles are kept at home for use by members of your household?
O None
O 1 automobile
O 2 automobiles
O 3 or more automobiles

H28. How many vans or trucks are kept at home for use by members of your household?
O None
O 1 van or truck
O 2 vans or trucks
O 3 or more vans or trucks

H29. Which best describes the type of construction of this building?
Fill only one circle.

Masonry walls (poured concrete, concrete blocks, stone, ornamental blocks, etc.)
O With concrete slab roof
O With wood frame roof

Wood frame walls
O With masonry foundation, poured concrete, etc.
O With wood stilt foundation

O Mixed masonry and wood walls
O Other type of construction

H30. Condition of this housing unit -- Fill from observation.

a. Original construction:
O Adequate
O Inadequate

b. If "Adequate" -- present condition is:
O Sound
O Deteriorating
O Dilapidated

H31-H32. Ask questions H31 and H32 if this unit is owned or being bought by a member of this household.

H31. Is the owner of this housing unit also owner of the land or is the land being rented?
O Owns or is buying the land
O Pays rent for the land
O Does not pay cash rent for the use of the land

H32. If the land is being rented -- What is the monthly rent for the land?
$___________.00 (Nearest dollar)

Please ask H33-H35 if this is a one family house which is being owned or being bought, unless, this is--

  • A mobile home or trailer
  • A house on 3 or more cuerdas
  • A condominium unit
  • A house with a commercial establishment or medical office on the property

(If any of these or if the unit is being rented or this is a multi-family structure, skip H33 to H35 and turn to page 6.

H33. What were the real estate taxes on this property last year?
$_______________.00 (Nearest dollar)
O None

H34. What is the annual premium for fire and hazard insurance on this property?
$_______________.00 (Nearest dollar)
O None

H35a. Do you have a mortgage or similar debt on this property?
O Yes, mortgage or similar debt
O No -- Skip to page 6

H35b. Do you have a second or junior mortgage on this property?
O Yes
O No

H35c. How much is your total regular monthly payment to the lender?
Also include payments to lenders holding second or junior mortgages on this property.
$_______________.00
O No regular payment required -- Skip to page 6

H35d. Does your regular monthly payment (amount entered in H35c) include payments for real estate taxes on this property?
O Yes, taxes included in payment
O No, taxes paid separately or taxes not required

H35e. Does your regular monthly payment (amount entered in H35c) include payments for fire and hazard insurance on this property?
O Yes, insurance included in payment
O No, insurance paid separately or no insurance

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