1990 United States Census

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Twenty-first Census
of the United States
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General Information
Date Taken April 1, 1990
Total U.S. Population 248,709,873
Percent Change Increase 9.8%
Most Populous State California
29,760,000
Least Populous State Wyoming
454,000
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The Twenty-first United States Census was done by the Census Bureau. The population of the United Stateswas 248,709,873. This was an increase of 9.8 percent from the 1980 Census.[1]

About 16 percent of households received a "long form" of the 1990 census. It had over 100 questions. It was the first census to have "Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander" as a racial group separate from Asians.

References[change | change source]

  1. "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.