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1880 Census: Volume 1. Statistics of the Population of the United States

Statistics of the Population of the United States at the Tenth Census (June 1, 1880), embracing extended tables of the population of states, counties, and minor civil divisions, with distinction of race, sex, age, nativity, and occupations; together with summary tables, derived from other census reports, relating to newspapers and periodicals; public schools and illiteracy; the dependent, defective, and delinquent classes, etc. 

Population, by Race, Sex, and Nativity

Miscellaneous Statistics

Newspapers and Periodicals; Public Schools; Illiteracy; Defective, Dependent, and Deliquent Classes

      Detailed Density Maps of Foreign Population:

      NOTE: Missing Map 1: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts,
      Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania

      Maps Showing, in Five Degrees of Density, the Residence in 1880 of the Natives of the Following
      States (being all the states which have contributed over 1,000,000 persons to the
      aggregate population of the United States as it was June 1, 1880):

      Maps Showing, in Six Degrees of Density, the Distribution in 1880 of the Natives of the Following
      Foreign Countries:

      Maps Showing, in Six Degrees of Density, the Proportion in 1880 Between the Aggregate Population
      and the Natives of the Following Foreign Countries:

A Note on Language

Census statistics date back to 1790 and reflect the growth and change of the United States. Past census reports contain some terms that today’s readers may consider obsolete and inappropriate. As part of our goal to be open and transparent with the public, we are improving access to all Census Bureau original publications and statistics, which serve as a guide to the nation's history.

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