United States Census 1930

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Additional information may be found on the United States Census Portal page.


1 April (time frame ?)

1930 Census was taken beginning 1 April 1930, [time frame?]  The following information was recorded by the census taker:


1790-2000 Information: http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf




1850-1930 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1850-1930.html



Unique Features and Problems

  • Lists age at first marriage
  • Lists if individual attended college
  • Lists if the household owned a radio set
  • Lists whether the individual was at work the day before the census was taken
  • Lists if a veteran and which war or expedition
  • There is not a complete state Soundex.


States Covered and Missing

  • All states, District of Columbia, and the Territories listed below

No States Missing



  • Alaska
  • Hawaii 


Web Sites

1790-2000 Info: http://www.census.gov/prod/2000pubs/cff-2.pdf

1850-1930 Search Tips: http://www.archives.gov/genealogy/census/1850-1930.html


Bibliographic Citations

1. Szucs, Loretto Dennis and Sandra Hargreaves Luebking. The Source: A Guide book to American Genealogy. 3rd ed. (Provo, UT: Ancestry, 2006.)