New York Census State Censuses

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Revision as of 21:18, 21 November 2013

Contents

State Censuses

New York took some censuses in the years between the federal censuses. The dates are listed below. State census records may have columns that were different or more unusual than those found on federal censuses. The responses and years of coverage may give additional information on the family.

Please refer to the counties for additional linked information. This list marks the availability of such censuses.

Albany - Clinton

Census Records done by the State of New York

COUNTY 1825 1835 1845 1855 1865 1875 1892 1905 1915 1925
Albany - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Allegany - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Bronx - - - - - - - Yes Yes Yes
Broome Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cattaraugus Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Cayuga - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Chautauqua Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Chemung - - - Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Chenango - - - Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes
Clinton - - - - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes

Columbia - Greene

Census Records done by the State of New York

COUNTY 1825 1835 1845 1855 1865 1875 1892 1905 1915 1925
Columbia - - - Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes
Cortland Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Delaware - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Dutchess - - - - Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes
Erie - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Essex - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Franklin - - - Yes - Yes - Yes Yes Yes
Fulton - - Yes Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes
Genesee - - - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Greene - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes

Hamilton - Nassau

Census Records done by the State of New York

COUNTY 1825 1835 1845 1855 1865 1875 1892 1905 1915 1925
Hamilton - - - - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes
Herkimer Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Jefferson Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes
Kings (Brooklyn) - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Lewis Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Livingston - - - Yes Yes Yes - - Yes Yes
Madison - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Monroe - - - Yes Yes  Yes Yes  Yes Yes Yes
Montgomery - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Nassau - - - - - - - - Yes Yes

New York (Manhattan) - Putnam

Census Records done by the State of New York

COUNTY 1825 1835 1845 1855 1865 1875 1892 1905 1915 1925
New York - - - Yes Yes - - Yes Yes Yes
Niagara - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Oneida - Yes - Yes Yes Yes - - Yes Yes
Onondaga - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ontario - - - Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes
Orange Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes - - Yes Yes
Orleans - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Oswego - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Otsego Yes - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Putnam - - - - - - - - Yes Yes

Queens - Seneca

Census Records done by the State of New York

COUNTY 1825 1835 1845 1855 1865 1875 1892 1905 1915 1925
Queens - - - - - - Yes - Yes Yes
Rensselaer - - - Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes
Richmond - - - Yes Yes Yes - - Yes Yes
Rockland - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Saint Lawrence - - Yes - Yes - - Yes Yes Yes
Saratoga - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Schenectady - Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Schoharie Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Schuyler - - - Yes Yes Yes - - Yes Yes
Seneca - - - - - - - Yes Yes Yes

Steuben - Yates

Census Records done by the State of New York

COUNTY 1825 1835 1845 1855 1865 1875 1892 1905 1915 1925
Steuben Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Suffolk - - - - Yes - - - Yes Yes
Sullivan - - - Yes - Yes - - Yes Yes
Tioga Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Tompkins Yes Yes - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Ulster - - - Yes Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes
Warren - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Washington Yes Yes - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Wayne - - - Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Westchester - - - - - - - Yes Yes Yes
Wyoming - - - - - Yes - - Yes Yes
Yates Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes


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New York has a wonderful collection of state census records. They have a 105-year span of population schedules that are available to researchers. Used with the federal census records it is possible to see a family unit about every five years in some towns from 1820 through 1930. The New York State Library provides an excellent overview of the questions asked on  each New York State census from 1825 to 1925.

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