1930 United States Census
of the United States
U.S. Census Bureau Seal
|Date Taken||April 1, 1930|
|Total U.S. Population||122,775,046|
|Most Populous State||New York
|Least Populous State||Nevada
|Indian Census Roll|
The Fifteenth United States Census, 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:1
- address 15 Clark Street Brooklyn, N.Y.
- name John R. Stewart
- relationship to head of family Head of amiloy
- home owned or rented Rented
- if owned, value of home
- if rented, monthly rent Unknown
- whether owned a radio setes yes
- whether on a farm No
- sex Male
- race White
- age 42
- marital status and, if married, age at first marriage 41
- school attendance YLaw School Graduate
- literacy Yes
- birthplace of person, and their parents Watervliet, N.Y.
- if foreign born:
- language spoken at home before coming to the U. S. non-applicable
- year of immigration
- whether naturalized
- ability to speak English yes
- occupation, industry and class of worker Attorney
- whether at work previous day (or last regular work day)
- veteran status Veteran W.W. I
- if Indian:
- whether of full or mixed blood
- tribal affiliation
Full documentation for the 1930 census, including census forms and enumerator instructions, is available from the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series.
The original census enumeration sheets were microfilmed by the Census Bureau in 1949; after which the original sheets were destroyed.2 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, along with digital indices.
Microdata from the 1930 census are freely available through the Integrated Public Use Microdata Series. Aggregate data for small areas, together with electronic boundary files, can be downloaded from the National Historical Geographic Information System.
|x||District of Columbia||486,869|
- "Library Bibliography Bulletin 88, New York State Census Records, 1790-1925". New York State Library. October 1981. pp. 45 (p. 51 of PDF). Archived from the original on 30 January 2009. Retrieved 15 December 2008.
- The United States National Archives and Records Administration. "FAQs about the 1930 Census". National Archives website. Retrieved 17 May 2012.
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