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|1830 United States census|
|Total population||12,866,020 ( 33.5%)|
|Most populous || New York |
|Least populous || Delaware |
The United States census of 1830, the fifth census undertaken in the United States, was conducted on June 1, 1830. The only loss of census records for 1830 involved some countywide losses in Massachusetts, Maryland, and Mississippi.
It determined the population of the 24 states to be 12,866,020, of which 2,009,043 were slaves. The center of population was about 170 miles (274 km) west of Washington, D.C. in present-day Grant County, West Virginia.
This was the first census in which a city – New York – recorded a population of over 200,000.
The 1830 census asked these questions:
No microdata from the 1830 population census are available, but aggregate data for small areas, together with compatible cartographic boundary files, can be downloaded from the National Historical Geographic Information System.
|X||District of Columbia||30,261|
|01||New York||New York||202,589||Northeast|
|11||Washington||District of Columbia||18,826||South|
|28||Georgetown||District of Columbia||8,441||South|
|31||Alexandria||District of Columbia||8,241||South|
|86||New Bern||North Carolina||3,796||South|
|88||South Amboy||New Jersey||3,782||Northeast|
|92||South Kingstown||Rhode Island||3,663||Northeast|
|96||North Providence||Rhode Island||3,503||Northeast|
|98||Saddle Brook||New Jersey||3,399||Northeast|
|100||Franklin, Somerset County||New Jersey||3,352||Northeast|
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