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Census 1820

These are the categories for the columns of the 1820 census, but most (all?) of the forms enumerate the males first and then the females in the top level categories.

  • The number of free White males and females aged, respectively:
    • under 10 years of age
    • of 10 years but under 16 years
    • of 16 years but under 18 years (for males)
    • of 16 years but under 26 years (for males)
    • of 16 years but under 26 years (for females)
    • of 26 years but under 45 years
    • 45 years and upward
  • The number of male and female slaves aged, respectively:
    • under 14 years of age
    • of 14 years but under 26 years
    • of 26 years but under 45 years
    • 45 years and upwards
  • The number of free colored males and females aged, respectively:
    • under 14 years of age
    • of 14 years but under 26 years
    • of 26 years but under 45 years
    • 45 years and upwards
  • Number of foreigners not naturalized
  • Number of persons (including slaves) engaged in agriculture, commerce, and manufactures

Sources:

1820 - History - U.S. Census Bureau

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