- 1810 United States Census
The United States Census of 1810 was the third Census conducted in the
United States. It was conducted on August 6, 1810. It showed that 7,239,881 people were living in the United States of which 1,191,362 were slaves.
The 1810 Census included one new state: Louisiana.
The Census for the following states were destroyed: District of Columbia, Georgia, and New Jersey.
The 1810 Census contains the following information (Identical to the 1800 census):
Columns - left to right
1. Name of the head of family
2. # of free white males under age 10
3. # of free white males age 10-16
4. # of free white males age 16-26
5. # of free white males age 26-45
6. # of free white males over age 45
7. # of free white females under age 10
8. # of free white females age 10-16
9. # of free white females age 16-26
10. # of free white females age 26-45
11. # of free white females over age 45
12. # of all other free persons
13. # of slaves
This Census is one of the three for which the original data is no longer available. Almost all the population schedules were damaged in a fire in 1921 and later destroyed by bureaucratic error.
* [http://www.census.gov/population/www/censusdata/hiscendata.html Historic US Census data]
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