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Negro, Black and African-American Census Reports: 1820

Fourth Census - 1820

Overview - 1920 Census
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Index of Questions
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(1821). Census for 1820. Washington: Printed by Gales & Seaton. 40 pages.
Free whites, male: under 10, 10-15, 16-18, 18-25, 26-44, 45 and older. Free whites, female: under 10, 10-15, 16-25, 26-44, 45 and older. Free colored: under 14, 14-25, 26-44, 45 and older. Slaves and free persons: male and female.
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Census for 1820. Published by authority of an act of Congress, under the direction of the Secretary of State.  163 pages.
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Title Page [PDF], Full Document [ZIP, 35.5 MB]

Census of Population and Housing
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United States., Cummings, J., & Hill, J. A. (1969). Negro population in the United States, 1790-1915. New York: Kraus Reprint. 844 pages. : illus., maps. Reprint of 1918 edition.
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McKenney, N. D. R. (1979). The social and economic status of the Black population in the United States: An historical view, 1790-1978. Washington: U.S. Dept. of Commerce, Bureau of the Census. Current Population Reports, Special Studies, Series P-23, No. 80. 270 pages.
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Images

This map illustrates the nation's population density using 1820 census data.
This map of the United States illustrates the nation's population density using 1820 census data. This map was published along with other comparative maps following the 1890 census. (link)

Excerpt of a census schedule from the 1820 census.
Excerpt of a census schedule from the 1820 census. (link)

map city population 1820
City Population 1820 (link)