1790 United States Census

The United States Census 1790 was the first census in the United States. As a result of counting a total population of 3,929,326 inhabitants, was determined for the United States to date, August 2, 1790, of which 697 681 were slaves. The largest cities at that time were New York City with 33,000 inhabitants, Philadelphia with 28,000, 18,000 Boston, Charleston, with 16,000 and 13,000 Baltimore.

The data contain information on the name of the head of household, number of free white persons (men and women), number of free persons, number of slaves, town or district and sometimes residence or residential district.

The census data in the states of Delaware, Georgia, Kentucky, New Jersey, Tennessee and Virginia were lost 1790-1830.