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Historical Census Browser


Demographic data for United States censuses 1790-1960. Categories include age, ethnicity, education, the economy, housing, and others. Data is available at the state and county levels, and can be viewed in tables or maps.

Access Locations: Stephen A. Schwarzman Building, New York Public Library for the Performing Arts, Dorothy and Lewis B. Cullman Center, Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture, Science, Industry and Business Library (SIBL), All Branch Libraries, Outside the Library

Subjects: Government and Law; Census Data; United States History; Statistics

Notes: The United States Historical Census Browser, made available with the cooperation and consent of the Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR) in Ann Arbor, Michigan, provides population and economic census data for U.S. states and counties from the years 1790-1960. In addition to presenting data in tables arranged by state or county, this source will graph variables by geographic location and perform simple calculations on designated variables.

Dates of Coverage: 1790-1960

Print Equivalent: None

Format: Web

Output Type: Print