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  • Historic North Carolina Census Data

    Search the NHGIS for Census Data

    Census Data is available from the National Historical Geographic Information System (NHGIS) which provides, free of charge, aggregate census data and GIS-compatible boundary files for the United States between 1790 and 2012.

    You can search for data based upon criteria you choose. You will need to create an accoutn (It's free.) to download the tables.


    You can also view census data from 1790 to 1850 in the documents below.

    1870 U.S. Census Data

    Statistical Abstract of the United States

    EARLIER EDITIONS of the Statistical Abstract of the United States are available online as PDF documents.