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The 1940 census included the first census of housing and was the first census to use probability sampling. The census also included questions on employment, unemployment, internal migration, and income. Over 132 million U.S. residents were counted in 1940.
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1940 Publicity Photo in Puerto Rico
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1940 Census in Puerto Rico
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1940 Census in Puerto Rico
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Key Punch
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Typing Pool
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Card Punches
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Census Bureau Headquarters
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1940 Publicity Photo
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1940 Enumerator
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1940 Census Poster
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Census Questionnaire Processing
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Punch Card Checking
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Tabulating Machines
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Census Bureau Headquarters
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Enumerator
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Federal Office Building #3
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Suitland Federal Center

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Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Census History Staff | Last Revised: February 25, 2013