United States Census 1820

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1820 Census Dates

 7 August 1820 (Thirteen Months)

Unique Features

  • Breaks down the male group, 16-26, into two groups.
  • Lists the number of persons not naturalized
  • Occupation (agriculture, commercial, manufacture)
  • African Americans are placed in separate groups: Free or slave
  • Ages for the African Americans are broken into categories

Problems

  • No printed form or paper provided
  • Indians not taxed are not included

States Covered

  • Alabama (part)
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia (most)
  • Illinois
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky 
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Mississippi
  • New Hampshire
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee (part)
  • Vermont
  • Virginia (inc. West Virginia)


States Missing

  • New Jersey

Territories

  • Arkansas
  • Florida
  • Michigan
  • Missouri
  • Oregon (also a part of Britain)