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1830 census

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1830 Census Number:   12,866,020

1830 Census Data

  • Name of Family Head
  • Number of free white males and females broken down by age category
  • Number of other free persons except Indians not taxed
  • Name of Slave Owner
  • Number of slaves
  • Number of male and female slaves by age
  • Number of foreigners (not naturalized) in a household
  • Number of deaf, dumb and blind persons within a household
  • District or Town
  • County

Sample 1830 Census Transcription

1830 Census Day:  June 1, 1830

1830 Census duration:  12 months

1830 Census Geography


  • 24 States – New State in 1830 Census:  Missouri
  • Territories – Arkansas Territory, Michigan Territory and Florida Territory

What has lost from the 1830 Census?

  • Some County wide losses in Massachusetts, Maryland, and Mississippi

1830 Facts

  • President during census:  Andrew Jackson
  • First census that includes Florida
  • Baltimore edges out Philadelphia by 158 to claim the spot as the second largest city in the US with a population of 80,620. New York City with a population of 202,589 is by far the largest.
  • Poet Emily Dickinson is born on December 10, 1830 in Amherst MA
  • The first attempted assassination of a US President (Andrew  Jackson) fails when the assailants gun misfires – January 10, 1835
  • The Battle of the Alamo from February 23 to March 6, 1836

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