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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 1920 - Fourteenth Decennial

U.S. Census 1920 - Connecticut Information

1920 Census Data for Connecticut

Location of Connecticut Information included in the 1920 United States Decennial Census.

Available for these geographic areas:

  • State
  • County
  • City
  • Minor Civil Division

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 43) and town maps. (Note that not all data is available for all geographic areas)

  • Fourteenth Census of the United States. State Compendium Connecticut, statistics of population, agriculture,...for the state, counties and cities.
    • CSL Fed Docs C 3.28/19:C 76
  • Fourteenth Census of the United States taken in the year 1920, volume 3, Population, 1920. Composition and characteristics of the population by states.
    • CSL Fed Docs C 3.28/5:v.3
    • CT begins on pg. 151.
  • Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920. Bulletin. Population of Connecticut by number of inhabitants by counties and minor civil divisions.
    • CSL Fed Docs C 3.28/8:C 76

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."