1980 United States Census
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|Date Taken||April 1, 1980|
|Total U.S. Population||226,545,805|
|Most Populous State||California
|Least Populous State||Alaska
It was the first census not to ask for the name of the "head of household." About 16 percent of households received a "long form" of the 1980 census. It had over 100 questions.
- "Population and Area (Historical Censuses)". United States Census Bureau. Archived from the original on 24 June 2008. http://www2.census.gov/prod2/statcomp/documents/1991-02.pdf. Retrieved 20 June 2008.
- Frum, David (2000). How We Got Here: The '70s. New York, New York: Basic Books. p. 246. ISBN 0-465-04195-7.