Omohundro Institute of Early American History & Culture

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William and Mary Quarterly

Third Series, Volume LVI
January 1999

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“Growth and the Standard of Living in a Pioneer Economy”

By Frank D. Lewis and M. C. Urquhart.

Table V:
Value of Land per Head and per Household, 1660
Value of Land per Head

  Option Population Land Price Land per Head Land Value Value
1 734.06 A
B
,6,910.23
,5,464.77
,9.41
,7.44
2 748.26 A
B
,6,910.23
,5,464.77
,9.23
,7.30
3, 4 778.54 A
B
,6,910.23
,5,464.77
,8.88
,7.02
Value of Land per Household
N HH Land Price Land Value Land Value per Household
121 A
B
,6,910.23
,5,464.77
,57.11
,45.16
152 A
B
,6,910.23
,5,464.77
,45.46
,35.95
Note Category A of land price uses prices from St. Mary's County.
  Category B uses prices from St. Mary's and Charles Counties.