Question

Status:Closed    Asked:Oct 06, 2017 - 12:26 PM

Hi, Does anybody know where I can find full counts for the census of 1860 and 1870? Thanks!

The Census of 1850 and 1880 have full counts (100% sample) available, but 1860 and 1870 only have 1.2% samples available. Are they being digitized currently or are they available somewhere else or only by request? Thanks.

 
Do you have the same question? Follow this Question
 

Staff Answer

avatar

Jeff Bloem

Staff

The complete count samples for 1860 and 1870 are still under construction by the IPUMS USA Team. As noted here, there is a goal to have these samples released by 2020. Beyond this broad goal, I can't be more specific about when these data will be available.

 

Oct 06, 2017 - 04:30 PM

1
0
Report it

Answers

This site is invaluable for historic census data:

https://www.census.gov/population/www/documentation/twps0029/twps0029.html


It combines many Census papers on the foreign-born population and, in the process of doing so, lists total population (native and foreign-born) by state and census region for each decade from 1850 to 1990. One of several tables cited in the report, "Table 13 - Nativity of the population, for regions, divisions and states, 1850 to 1990" may be overkill but it certainly should answer your question.

 

Oct 06, 2017 - 12:46 PM

0
0
Report it

OTHER QUESTIONS NEEDING ANSWERS

The 1850 & 1860 US Samples
Population of US states in 1880 full-count census different from official num...
When will 1860 complete counts be released?
IPUMS NAPPs samples US 1850b 1860 and 1870 show value zero for variables nchi...
Login   |   Register

Recently Active Members

View More »

Share |