Want to know what life was like in your community back in 1940?
The Inter-University Consortium for Political and Social Research collected and categorized 1940 census records. We’ve compiled select county census data into the tool below.
For most counties, data includes population, native born residents, labor force statistics, home values, and numbers of retail stores and manufacturing establishments.
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Feel free to use any data or visualizations in your own reports with attribution and a link to the source.
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New Census estimates suggest that many larger cities continue to see populations climb, including some that could be experiencing their first growth in years. View data for each city.