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1900 Census Number:   76,212,168

1900 Census Data

  • Name of each person in household
  • Relationship to Head of Household
  • Personal Description
    - Age
    - Sex
    - Color
    - Birthplace
    - Marital Status (Single, Married, Widowed, Divorced)
    - Married within previous year
    - Occupation
    - Birthplace of parents
    - Month and year of birth
  • Education
    - Attended school in previous year
    - Ability to read and write in English
  • Home Data
    - Value of Real Estate
  • Citizenship
    - Number of years in US
    - Naturalization
    - Year of Immigration to US
    - Ability to speak English
  • Location
    - Name of street and number of house
    - City/Village/Town/Borough
    - County

1900 Census Day:  June 1, 1900

1900 Census duration:  1 month

1900 Census Geography

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  • 45 States - New State in 1900 Census:  Utah
  • Territories –  Arizona, New Mexico, Montana, Alaska, Oklahoma  and Indian

1900 Facts

  • President during the census:  William McKinley
  • 1900 Census  was the first to list month and year of birth, record year arrived in the U.S., number of years lived in the U.S. and Naturalization status
  • Kodak introduces the “Brownie” camera in February 1900
  • On November 6, 1900, William McKinley wins his second term with Theodore Roosevelt as his Vice President.  On September 6, 1991 Theodore Roosevelt becomes president when President McKinley is shot and killed while shaking hands at the Pan-American Exposition in Buffalo, New York.
  • On January 1, 1902, the first Rose Bowl is held with College football teams Michigan and Stanford participating.  Michigan wins 49-0
  • Oliver and Wilbur Wright’s first flight at Kitty Hawk, NC on December 17,1903
  • The first silent film, The Great Train Robbery, debuts in 1903