Census Form

Summary of US Census Records
Year of Census
Source   Location
$$  Ancestry.com
Heritage Quest
$$  Genealogy.com
LDS/FamilySearch
1790
Images, searchable by head of household name
Images, searchable
Images, searchable by head of household name
Films
1800
Head of Household only
Images, searchable by head of household name
Images, searchable
Images, searchable by head of household name
Films
1810
Head of Household only
Images, searchable by head of household name
Images, searchable
Images, searchable by head of household name
Films
1820
Head of Household only
Images, searchable by head of household name
Images, searchable
Images, searchable by head of household name
Films
1830
Head of Household only
Images, searchable by head of household name
Images only
Images only
Films
1840
Head of Household only
Images, searchable by head of household name
Images only
Images only
Films
1850
Images, searchable by every name
Images only
Images only
Images, searchable by every name
1850-1880
Mortality Schedules
Images, searchable by every name
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Images, 1850 only, searchable by name
1860
Every name in household
Images, searchable by every name
Images only, searchable
Images (other website), searchable by every name
1870
Every name in household
Images, searchable by every name


Images, searchable by every name
1880
Images, searchable by every name


No images yet, but searchable by every name
1890
Fragment of census,
 most was destroyed
Images, searchable by every name
Images, partial, searchable

Films
1890
"census substitute"
derived from directories, etc
Every name in household
Searchable
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1890
Veteran’s Schedule
Images, searchable by every name
Browse images only
1900
Every name in household
Year of immigration
Birth month;  Yrs married
Images, searchable by every name
Images, searchable
Images, searchable by head of household name
Images, searchable by every name
1910
Every name in household
Images, searchable by every name
Images, searchable
Images, searchable by head of household name
No images yet, but searchable by every name
1920
Every name in household
Images, searchable by every name
Images, searchable
Images, partial, searchable by every name
No images yet, but searchable by every name
1930
Every name in household
Year of immigration
Images, searchable by every name
Images, partial, searchable by every name
Images only
No images yet, but searchable by every name
1940
Every name in household
Given the seventy-two year privacy restriction, family historians will need to wait until April 2, 2012

John Rudnick Original version by Susan LeBlanc AG®        Revision:  June 10, 2011
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