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1980 Characteristics of the Population

Characteristics of the Population (1980 Census of Population & Housing) provides pdf files for

1970 Characteristics of the Population

Characteristics of the Population (1970 Census of Population & Housing) provides pdf files for section 1 (Chapters A-C) and section 2 (Chapter D):
(paper copies available at US DOCS C3.223/9:970/...)

1960 Characteristics of the Population

1960 Census of Population and Housing

Detailed Characteristics: Florida
(paper copies available at US DOCS C3.223/8:960/no11D)

Characteristics of the Population, Florida
(paper copies available at US DOCS C3.223/9:960/pt11)

1950 Characteristics of the Population

1950 Census of Population

1940 Characteristics of the Population

1940 Census of Population

  • Vol I - Number of Inhabitants, Florida - including counties, minor civil divisions, and census tracts (pages 207-231)
    e.g., Orange County's 43 precincts in 1940 included: Orlando (multiple precincts), Lake Mann, Drennen, Lake Underhill, East Winter Park, West Winter Park, Maitland, Fairvilla, Lockhart, Clarcona, Apopka, Bay Ridge, Zellwood, Oakland, Winter Garden, Ocoee, Orlo Vista, Gotha, Windermere, Vineland, Pinecastle, Belle Isle, Edgewood, Taft, Conway, Union Park, Bithlo, Christmas, Barton Lake
  • Vol II - Characteristics of the population, Florida. Sex, age race, nativity, citizenship, country of birth of foreign-born white, school attendance, years of school completed, employment status, class of worker, major occupation group and industry group.
  • Vol III - Labor Force, Florida. Occupation, industry, employment, and income
  • Vol IV - Characteristics by Age, Florida: Marital status, relationship, education, and citizenship

1930 Characteristics of the Population

1930 Census

  • Vol I - Number and Distribution of Inhabitants, Florida. Total population for states, counties, and townships or other minor civil divisions; for urban and rural areas; and for cities and other incorporated places (pages193-219)
    e.g., Orange County's 27 precincts in 1930 included: South Orlando, North Orlando, Winter Park, Eatonville, Lake Maitland, Lockhart, Fairville, Clarcona, Ocoee, Winter Garden, Oakland, Vineland, Gotha, Windermere, Apopka, Bay Ridge, Zellwood, Taft, Pine Castle, Belle Isle, Edgewood, Conway, Union Park, Bithlo, Christmas, Barton Falls, East Orlo Vista, West Orlo Vista
  • Vol II - General Report. Statistics by Subject
  • Vol III - Composition and Characteristics of the Population, Florida. (pages 393-451)
    reported for counties, 3 large cities (Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa) and 11 smaller cities (Daytona Beach, Gainesville, Key West, Lakeland, Orlando, Pensacola, St. Augustine, St. Petersburg, Sanford, Tallahassee, West Palm Beach), plus limited data for smaller incorporated places
  • Vol IV - Occupations, Florida. (pages 335-373)
    reported for Jacksonville, Miami, Orlando, Pensacola, St. Petersburg, Tampa, & West Palm Beach
  • Vol V - General Report on Occupations
  • Vol VI - Families and Dwellings, Florida. (pages 265-292)
    reported for counties, 3 large cities (Jacksonville, Miami, Tampa) and 11 smaller cities (Daytona Beach, Gainesville, Key West, Lakeland, Orlando, Pensacola, St. Augustine, St. Petersburg, Sanford, Tallahassee, West Palm Beach), plus limited data for smaller incorporated places

1920 Characteristics of the Population

1920 Census

  • Vol I - Population. Number and Distribution of Inhabitants, Florida.
  • Vol II - Population. General Report and Analytical Tables
    color or race, nativity, parentage, sex distribution, age distribution, marital condition, state of birth of the native population, country of birth of the foreign-born population, year of immigration of the foreign-born population, citizenship of the foreign-born population, country of origin of the foreign white stock, mother tongue of the foreign white stock, school attendance, illiteracy, inability to speak English & Chapter XIV-dwellings & families, ownership of homes, general statistics of population by counties
    some data reported for Florida, Jacksonville, Miami, Pensacola, & Tampa
  • Vol III - Population. Composition and Characteristics of the Population, Florida. (pages 183-200)
    reported for counties, 6 cities (Jacksonville, Key West, Miami, Pensacola, St. Petersburg, Tampa) and 24 smaller places (Apalachicola, Arcadia, Bartow, Bradentown, Daytona, DeLand, Fernandina, Fort Myers, Gainesville, Kissimmee, Lake City, Lakeland, Live Oak, Ocala, Orlando, Palatka, Plant City, Quincy, St. Augustine, Sanford, South Jacksonville, Tallahassee, West Palm Beach, West Tampa), plus limited data for smaller incorporated places
  • Vol IV - Population. Occupations
    reported for Florida, Jacksonville, Miami, Pensacola, & Tampa
  • Vol V - Agriculture. General Report and Analytical Tables
  • Vol VI - Agriculture. Report for the states, with statistics for counties and a summary for the United States and the North, South, and West. Part 1: The Northern states. Part 2: The Southern states. Part 3: The Western states and outlying possessions
  • Vol VII - Irrigation and drainage. General report and analytical tables and reports for states, with statistics for counties
  • Vol VIII - Manufactures. General Report and Analytical Tables
  • Vol IX - Manufactures, Florida. (pages 241-261)
    reported for Florida, counties, Jacksonville, Key West, Miami, Pensacola, St. Petersburg, & Tampa
  • Vol X - Manufactures. Reports for Selected Industries
    food, textiles, iron & steel, lumber, leather, paper, chemicals, stone/clay/glass, metals, vehicles, railroad repair shops, & miscellaneous
  • Vol XI - Mines and quarries, Florida. (pages 92-95)

Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. State Compendium, Florida. Statistics of population, occupations, agriculture, manufactures, and mines and quarries for the State, counties, and cities

1910 Census

1910 Census

  • Vol II - Report by States for Counties, Cities, and Other Civil Divisions (Florida) (pages 297-333)
    e.g., Orange County's 25 precincts in 1910 included: South Orlando, Orlando, Maitland, Eatonville, Lake Maitland, East Sanford, Goldsboro, Sanford, Paola, Oviedo, Geneva, Chuluota, Gabriella, Longwood, Ocoee, Apopka, Zellwood, Bay Ridge, Oakland, Gotha, Pine Castle, Conway, Christmas, Winter Park, Lake Mary, Lockhart, Winter Garden, North Orlando, West Sanford (NOTE: Seminole County was established in 1913 from part of Orange County.)

1900 Census

1900 Census

  • Minor Civil Divisions (Florida) (pages 91-96)
    e.g., Orange County's 19 precincts in 1900 included: Orlando, Eatonville, Lake Maitland, Goldsboro, Sanford, Paola, Oviedo, Geneva, Chuluota, Gabriella, Longwood, Ocoee, Apopka, Zellwood, Bay Ridge, Oakland, Gotha, Pine Castle, Conway, Fort Christmas, Winter Park

1890 Census

1890 Census

  • Minor Civil Divisions (Florida) (pages 83-87)
    e.g., Orange County's 12 precincts in 1890 included: Orlando, Winter Park, Longwood, Sanford, Fort Reed, Apopka

1880 Census

1880 Census

Earlier Census Reports