1940 United States Census

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Sixteenth Census
of the United States
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U.S. Census Bureau Seal
General Information
Date Taken April 1, 1940
Total U.S. Population 132,164,569
Percent Change Increase 7.3%
Most Populous State New York
13,479,142
Least Populous State Nevada
110,247
Population Schedule
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The Sixteenth United States Census was done by the Census Bureau. It found the population of the United States to be 132,164,569. This was an increase of 7.3 percent from the 1930 population. The census date of record was April 1, 1940.

A number of new questions were asked. These included where people were 5 years before, highest level of education, and information about wages.