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US Census of population and housing now online 1790 – 2000

Yes it’s census season again. And to mark the coming of the 2010 census, The US Census Bureau has digitalized all the decennial censuses in pdf from 1790 through 2000. Check out how your city/town/state/district has changed over the 210 years of the census. Census geeks might also want to check out this handy guide to the census called Measuring America: The Decennial Censuses From 1790 to 2000 where one can read the actual questionnaires for each census and get background history on each census. Oh and don’t forget American Factfinder, the Census’s database for the 1990 and 2000 census, American Community Survey, Economic Census, and annual economic surveys. Factfinder includes quick facts, mapping tools and more.

Happy data hunting!

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