Cover: A Method for Monitoring Small-Area Population Changes in Cities.

A Method for Monitoring Small-Area Population Changes in Cities.

by Peter A. Morrison, Daniel A. Relles

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Abstract

Describes a procedure to reconstruct neighborhood population changes during past years and to update these figures for postcensal years. It uses annual vital statistics data, which are commonly tabulated by city health departments. We describe a specific application in St. Louis, Missouri, where annual estimates of the white and nonwhite population, 1960-1972, have been prepared for each of the city's 26 health districts. 10 pp.

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