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1930 Census: Volume 1. Population, Number and Distribution of Inhabitants

Total Population for States, Counties, and Townships or Other Minor Civil Divisions; for Urban and Rural Areas; and for Cities and Other Incorporated Places

This is the first of six volumes on population from the 1930 Census.

Volume I incorporates the first series of advance population bulletins. After the United States summary with sixteen tables, there are six standard tables for individual states, territories, etc. presenting the following subjects:

Table 1. Population of the State from the earliest census to 1930.

Table 2. Population of principal cities from earliest census to 1930.

Table 3. Area and population of counties: 1890 to 1930.

Table 4. Population of counties by minor civil divisions: 1930, 1920, 1910.

Table 5. Population of incorporated places: 1930 and 1920.

Table 6. Population of cities of 5,000 or over by wards: 1930.


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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.

Page Last Revised - October 8, 2021
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