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Census Research Guide: 1910

About the 1910 Census

Census Bureau's "By Decade" website

Includes a variety of publications, questionnaires, datasets, and more

Highlights

  • 13th decennial census
  • US population: 91,972,266
  • California population: 2,377,549

Questions asked (see questionnaire)

Address; name; relationship to head of family; sex; race; age; marital status; number of years of present marriage; for women, number of children born and number now living; place of birth and mother tongue of person and parents; if foreign born, year of immigration., whether naturalized or alien, and whether able to speak English, or if not, language spoken; occupation, industry, and class of worker; if an employee, whether out of work on census day, and number of weeks out of work during preceding year; literacy; school attendance; home owned or rented; if owned, whether mortgaged; whether farm or house; whether a survivor of Union or Confederate Army or Navy ; whether blind or deaf and dumb. Supplemental schedules for the Indian population; blind; deaf; feeble-minded in institutions; insane in hospitals; paupers in almshouses; prisoners and juvenile delinquents in institutions.

Statistics

Find all 1910 census publications in the Library.


Key publications:

Print available in the Library

Online access

Vol I: Population. General Report and Analysis
[C 3.14:910/1/reprint]

 Census Bureau

Vol II: Population. Reports by States: AL - MT
[C 3.14:910/2 and C 3.14:910/2/reprint]

 Census Bureau

Vol III: Population. Reports by States: NE - WY
[C 3.14:910/3]

 Census Bureau

Vol IV: Population. Occupation Statistics
[C 3.14:910/4 and C 3.14:910/4/reprint]

 Census Bureau

Vol V: Agriculture. General Report and Analysis
[C 3.14:910/5]

 Census Bureau

Vol VI: Agriculture. Reports by States: AL - MT
[C 3.14:910/6]

 Census Bureau

Vol VII: Agriculture. Reports by States: NE - WY
[ C 3.14:910/7]

 Census Bureau

Vol VIII: Manufactures. General Report and analysis
[C 3.14:910/8]

 Census Bureau

Vol IX: Manufactures. Reports by States
[C 3.14:910/9]

 Census Bureau

Vol X: Manufactures. Reports for Principal Industries.
[C 3.14:910/10]

 Census Bureau

Vol XI: Mines and Quarries. General Report and Analysis
[C 3.14:910/11]

 Census Bureau

Abstracts with California Supplement
[C 3.14:910/12/CA/supp]

 Census Bureau

Abstract
[C 3.14:910/12]

 Census Bureau

Indian Population in the United States and Alaska
[C 3.14:910/14/I 53]

 Census Bureau

Statistical atlas of the United States
[C 3.14:1914]

 Census Bureau

Bulletin 127: Chinese & Japanese in the U.S.: 1910
[C 3.14:910/14/C 55]

 Census Bureau

Bulletin 129: Negroes In the U.S.
[C 3.3:129]

 Census Bureau

Abstract of special bulletins, wealth, debt, and taxation.
[C 3.145/4:913/W 37]

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