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Census Materials in the Connecticut State Library Guide

Guide to the print resources that highlight commonly requested tables with Connecticut information from the U.S. Decennial Censuses. It is not an exhaustive list.

U.S. Census 1900 - Twelfth Decennial

Geography: Add Utah, Hawaii as a territory. First count of U.S. citizens living abroad.

U.S. Census 1900 - Connecticut Information

1900 Census Data for Connecticut

Location of Connecticut Information included in the 1900 United States Decennial Census.

Available for these geographic areas:

  • State
  • County
  • Cities
  • Minor Civil Divisions
  • Wards
  • Voting Districts

Boundaries of geographic areas may be determined using a combination of Census Descriptions of Geographic Subdivisions and Enumeration Districts, (a microfilm set kept in the Newspaper Room at the State Library, call number F93 .U5 1978, reel 18) and town maps. (Note that not all data is available for all geographic areas)

  • Twelfth Census of the United States, taken in the year 1900. Population, Part 1.
    • CSL Fed Docs I 13.5:vol. 1
    • CT County data begins on pg. 12.
    • CT Minor Civil Divisions begins on pg. 89.
    • CT data is interspersed through the Census volumes by various subjects.
  • Population of Connecticut by Counties and Minor Civil Divisions, Bureau of the Census, Bulletin number 9.
    • CSL Fed Docs  I 13.3:9
    • Bulletin no. 9

Census Questions & Instructions

Census Note on Language

From the U.S. Census Bureau site (posted on several pages for historic censuses):

"A Note on Language
Census statistics date back to 1790 and reflect the growth and change of the United States. Past census reports contain some terms that today’s readers may consider obsolete and inappropriate. As part of our goal to be open and transparent with the public, we are improving access to all Census Bureau original publications and statistics, which serve as a guide to the nation's history."