BASIC (09-87)

GN 00302.700 U.S. Census Records - Where Census Taken

A. Introduction

Federal census records can be valuable evidence in establishing a claimant's DB. Although the census has been taken continuously every 10 years in most parts of the U.S., there are certain States and territories outside the 48 contiguous States where the census has not always been taken.

B. Areas outside the 40 contiguous States available for search by Bureau of the Census

The following list shows the States and territories outside the 48 contiguous States and the years in which the census was taken for each of them.

AreaCensus Years

Alaska

  • 1900

  • 1910

  • 1920

  • 1930

  • 1940

  • 1950

  • 1960

  • 1970

American Samoa

  • 1920

  • 1930

  • 1940

  • 1950

  • 1960

Canal Zone

  • 1920

  • 1930

  • 1940

  • 1950

Guam

  • 1920

  • 1930

  • 1940

  • 1959

Hawaii

  • 1900

  • 1910

  • 1920

  • 1930

  • 1940

  • 1950

  • 1960

  • 1970

 

Puerto Rico

  • 1910

  • 1920

  • 1930

  • 1940

  • 1950

  • 1960

  • 1970

U.S. Virgin Islands

  • 1920

  • 1930

  • 1940

  • 1950


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GN 00302.700 - U.S. Census Records - Where Census Taken - 10/06/1994
Batch run: 01/27/2009
Rev:10/06/1994