The 1830 (5th) Census Information

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United States. Census Office.
Fifth census, or, Enumeration of the inhabitants of the United States, 1830:
to which is prefixed, a schedule of the whole number of persons within the several districts of the United States, taken according to the acts of 1790, 1800, 1810, 1820 / published by authority of an act of Congress.
1 vol.

HA201 1830 .c45 1990 - Rhees Stacks

United States. Census Office. 5th Census, 1830.
Fifth census of the United States, 1830. Population schedules, New York [microform].

Film .U33nn 1830 - Newspaper & Microform Center


United States Census Bureau:

Fifth Census, 1830

PDF files of the original volumes.

Census Data for the Year 1830 

From the United States Historical Census Data Browser, presented by the University of Virginia. Select variables and display data.

National Archives & Records Administration:

Census Records

United States. Census Office.
Abstract of the returns of the Fifth Census, showing the number of free people, the number of slaves, the federal or representative number; and the aggregate of each county of each State of the United States.

United States Census Bureau:

Selected Historical Decennial Census Population and Housing Counts



Bohme, Fredrick G.
200 Years of U.S. Census Taking: Population and Housing Questions, 1790-1990.

HA37 .U55 B63 1989 - Rhees Stacks

Cook, Kevin L.
Dubester's U.S. Census Bibliography with SuDocs Class Numbers and Indexes.

HA214 .C66 1996 - Business & Government Information Library

Covers the 1790-1940 censuses, with a complete list of all census publications. Particularly useful for identification of the multiplicity of items in censuses after 1870.

Population of States and Counties of the United States: 1790 to 1990.

HA214 .F67 1996 - Rhees Stacks

Schulze, Suzanne.
Population Information in Nineteenth Century Census Volumes.

HA214 .S378 - Business & Government Information Library

Thorndale, William.
Map Guide to the U.S. Federal Censuses, 1790-1920.

G1201.F7 T5 1987 - Rhees Reference Stacks

Provides maps for each state showing changes in county boundaries for each census. 



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