1840 United States Census

The United States Census 1840 was the sixth census of the United States since 1790. As a result, the count was 1 June for the U.S. to date in 1840 identified a total population of 17,069,453 inhabitants, of which 2,487,355 were slaves.

The data contain information on the name of the head of household, number of free white persons (men and women, after thirteen age groups differentiated), the number of free colored persons and number of slaves (after six age groups differentiated), number of deaf, blind and feeble-minded and otherwise because of mental retardation standing among caregivers, employment ( seven groups), schools and students relate, the illiterate, veterans, the state pension.