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Tom Mesenbourg, Deputy Director, Appeared on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal" to Discuss the Upcoming Release of 1940 Census Records by the National Archives

Friday, March 30, 2012 at 9:15 a.m. EDT

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Biography: Tom Mesenbourg

PRESENTATION [PDF]

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A Look at the 1940 Census [PDF]
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Major Innovations of the 1940 Census [PDF]
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Census Sample Survey (For Reference Only) [PDF]
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U.S. Population in Millions: 1940 to 2050 [PDF]
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Population Change by Region: 1940 to 2010 [PDF]
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Percent of U.S. Population by Region: 1940 and 2010 [PDF]
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Cities of 500,000 or More Population: 1940 [PDF]
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Cities of 500,000 or More Population: 2010 [PDF]
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Population Distribution by Race: 1940-2010 [PDF]
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Population Distribution by Hispanic Origin: 1970-2010 [PDF]
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Percent Minority: 1970-2042 [PDF]
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Age Distribution: 1940 and 2010 [PDF]
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Median Age: 1940-2050 [PDF]
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Average Household Size: 1940 and 2010 [PDF]
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Percent of Households that are Family Households: 1940 and 2010 [PDF]
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Percent of Family Households with Female Householder, no Husband Present: 1940 and 2010 [PDF]
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Percent of Households with One Person: 1940 and 2010 [PDF]
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Marital Status, Males 15 and Over: 1940 and 2010[PDF]
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Marital Status, Females 15 Years and Over: 1940 and 2010 [PDF]
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Percent of Population 25 Years & Over Who Completed High School; Percentage Who Completed a Bachelor's Degree: 1940, 1970, and 2010 [PDF]
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Percent of People 16 Years and Over in the Labor Force, by Sex: 1940 and 2010 [PDF]
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Percent of Employed People in Selected Industries: 1940 and 2010 [PDF]
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Percent Distribution of Employed People by Class of Worker: 1940 and 2010 [PDF]
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Female to Male Wage and Salary Ratio: 1939 and 2010 [PDF]
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U.S. Homeownership Rates: 1900 to 2010 [PDF]
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State Homeownship Rates: 1940 [PDF]
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State Homeownership Rtaes: 2010 [PDF]
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U.S. Median Gross Rent: 1940 and 2010 [PDF]
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http://1940census.archives.gov [PDF]
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1940 Census Questions [PDF]
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Photo [PDF]
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Photo [PDF]
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Finding Someone on the Census [PDF]
   

Release Materials
1940 Census Website
Media Advisory -- Census Bureau Webinar to Discuss 1940 Census Records Release
Infographic
- Key Comparisons Between the Years
- How Has America Changed?
- How the Census Measures America
1940 Census Facts for Features
Director's Blog: Genealogists, Start Your Engines!
Random Samplings:
Census Pop Culture Through the Decades
Census Bureau Launches Interactive 1940 Census Web Page
Uncle Sam Yourself!
1940 Data Visualization
Census Bureau Video

Additional Information
Population Questions Asked
Housing Questions Asked
Census Bureau 1940 History Facts
Statistics & Reports
1940 census template

Sources of Information:
National Archives 1940 Census
How Can I Access Census Records
Media Advisory National Archives
National Archives' Videos


Source: U.S. Census Bureau | Public Information Office | PIO@census.gov | Last Revised: September 09, 2014