1930 United States census The United States census of 1930
, conducted by the Census Bureau
one month from April 1, 1930, determined the resident population of the United States
to be 122,775,046, an increase of 13.7 percent over the 106,021,537 persons enumerated
during the 1920 census
The 1930 census collected the following information:
- relationship to head of family
- home owned or rented
- if owned, value of home
- if rented, monthly rent
- whether owned a radio set
- whether on a farm
- marital status and, if married, age at first marriage
- school attendance
- birthplace of person, and their parents
- if foreign born:
- language spoken at home before coming to the U. S.
- year of immigration
- whether naturalized
- ability to speak English
- occupation, industry and class of worker
- whether at work previous day (or last regular work day)
- veteran status
- if Indian:
- whether of full or mixed blood
- tribal affiliation
The original census enumeration sheets were microfilmed
by the Census Bureau in 1949, after which the original sheets were destroyed.
The microfilmed census is located on 2,667 rolls of microfilm, and available from the National Archives and Records Administration
. Several organizations also host images of the microfilmed census online, and digital indices.
- ^ "Library Bibliography Bulletin 88, New York State Census Records, 1790–1925". New York State Library. October 1981. p. 45 (p. 51 of PDF). Archived from the original on January 30, 2009. Retrieved December 15, 2008.
- ^ The United States National Archives and Records Administration. "FAQs about the 1930 Census". National Archives website. Retrieved May 17, 2012.
- ^ Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790 to 1990, U.S. Census Bureau, 1998
- ^ "Regions and Divisions". U.S. Census Bureau. Archived from the original on December 3, 2016. Retrieved September 9, 2016.
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