United States Census 1840

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1840 Census Dates

1 Jun 1840 (18 months)

Unique Features

  • Asked the age of Revolutionary war pensioners
  • Expanded occupational options
  • Lists the number of those in school
  • Lists the number of those over 21 who can read and write
  • Lists those who are insane

Problems

  • Same as previous years

States Covered

  • Alabama
  • Arkansas
  • Connecticut
  • Delaware
  • District of Columbia
  • Georgia
  • Illinois 
  • Indiana
  • Kentucky
  • Louisiana
  • Maine
  • Maryland
  • Massachusetts
  • Michigan
  • Mississippi
  • Missouri
  • New Hampshire
  • New Jersey
  • New York
  • North Carolina
  • Ohio
  • Pennsylvania
  • Rhode Island
  • South Carolina
  • Tennessee
  • Virginia
  • Vermont


States Missing

(None)

Territories

  • Florida
  • Iowa
  • Oregon (also a part of Britain)
  • Wisconsin