U.S. AND N.Y. STATE CENSUSES OWNED BY FEINBERG LIBRARY

U.S. POPULATION CENSUSES  (Third Floor -- U.S. Government Documents Collection)

YEAR CENSUS SUDOC # NOTES
1790 1st C 3.223:1790/reprint .
1800 2nd C 3.223:1800/reprint .
1810 3rd C 3.223:1810/reprint .
1820 4th C 3.223:1820/reprint .
1830 5th C 3.223:1830/reprint .
1840 6th C 3.223:1840/reprint .
1850 7th C 3.223:1850/reprint .
1860 8th C 3.223:1860/reprint
I 9.5:
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1870 9th C 3.223:1870/reprint
I 10.6:
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1880 10th I 11.5: .
1890 11th I 12.2: .
1900 12th I 13.5: .
1910 13th C 3.2:Ab 8/910 U.S. Abstract ONLY
1920 & 30 14th & 15th   DON'T OWN
1940 16th C 3.223/8:940/D 32 New York State ONLY
1950 17th C 3.950- U.S. summary & N.Y. State ONLY
1960 18th C 3.223/9:960 .
1970 19th C 3.223/9:970 .
1980 20th C 3.223/7:980/C
C 3.223/8:980/D
General Population & Housing
Detailed Population & Housing
1990 21st C 3.223/6:990 CP-1-
C 3.224/7:990 CP-1-
C 3.223/18: CPH-1-
General Population & Housing
Social & Economic Population
Summary Population & Housing
2000 22nd C 3.223/18: 2000 PHC-1-  also at www.census.gov/main/www/cen2000.html


U.S. ECONOMIC CENSUSES    (Third Floor -- U.S. Government Documents Collection)

(Generally Feinberg Library only holds these censuses from the 1960's to the present)

CENSUS SERIES SUDOC # NOTES
Agriculture C 3.31/4: 1860 @ C 3.24:
Business   (precursor to
Wholesale, Retail, & Service

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1963 & 1967
Construction Industries C 3.245/6: .
Governments C 3.145/4: .
Housing C 3.224/3: .
Manufacturers C 3.24/3: 1940, 1958, & 1963+
Mineral Industries C 3.216/4: 1972 2 C 56.236/6:
Retail Trade C 3.255/2: .
Service Industries C 3.257/2: .
Transportation C 3.233/5: 1967 & 1972 @  C 56.244:
Wholesale Trade C 3.256/2:

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NEW YORK STATE CENSUSES    (Second Floor -- N.Y. State Government Documents Collection)

(Held in Feinberg Library's Special Collections located on the First Level)

1845
1855
1865
1875

Includes population, manufacturing, and agriculture.  Data is inconsistent from decade to decade.  


OTHER USEFUL RESOURCES

Factfinder for the Nation series -- C 3.252:
Explains in general terms how long various types of census data have been collected and where the have been reported, such as AGRICULTURE, POPULATION, HOUSING, MANUFACTURES, & TRADE.

200 Years of Census Taking: Population and Housing Questions, 1790-1990 -- C 3.2: T 93
Gives census definitions, instructions, and abbreviations used over the years.

Historical Statistics of the United States: Colonial Times to 1970, 2 volumes
Located in the Reference Room at Ref. HA202 .A385 1975 and contains national and state level data ONLY.

New York State Statistical Yearbook  (latest year at the Reference Desk at Ref. Desk HA544 .A2 2003, earlier years back to 1967 are in NY Government Documents at GOV 012.1-3 NEWYS.  Recent years available at http://www.nysstatistics.org/yearbook/index.html ).

WEB RESOURCES

U.S. Bureau of Census -- www.census.gov

Historical Census Browser (University of Virginia) -- http://fisher.lib.virginia.edu/collections/stats/histcensus/


This page was lasted updated on Wednesday, January 30, 2002 by Tim Hartnett