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1910 US Census 13th United States Census

Information requested for the 1910 Census

General Population

  • Relationship to head of the family
  • Sex, color, race, age
  • Is the person single, married, widowed, or divorced?
  • If married, for how many years?
  • How many children did this person mother and how many survived?
  • State or country of birth
  • Mother and father’s place of birth
  • Year of immigration to the United States
  • Naturalized or an alien?
  • Can speak English? If not, what language?
  • Trade, profession, or occupation
  • General nature of the industry, business, or establishment of occupation
  • Is the person an employer, employee, or working on his own account?
  • If the person is an employee, was he out of work on April 15, 1910?
  • If the person is an employee, what is the number of weeks he was out of work in 1909?
  • Can read or write?
  • Has the person attended school at any time since September, 1909?
  • Is the person's home owned or rented?
  • Is the person's home owned free or mortgaged?
  • Does the person reside in a home or on a farm?
  • If on a farm, what is the farm's identification number on the census farm schedule?
  • Is the person a survivor of the Union or Confederate Army or Navy?
  • Is the person blind in both eyes?
  • Is the person deaf and dumb?

Indian Population

  • Tribe
  • Tribe of person's father
  • Tribe of person's mother
  • Proportion of lineage that is American Indian
  • Proportion of lineage that is white
  • Proportion of lineage that is black
  • Number of times married
  • Is this person living in polygamy?
  • If this person is living in polygamy, are his wives sisters?
  • If this person graduated from an educational institution, which one?
  • Is this person taxed?
  • If this person had received an allotment of land from the government, what was the year of that allotment?
  • Is this person residing on his or her own land?
  • Is this person living in a "civilized" or "aboriginal" dwelling?

What was lost from the 1910 Census?

No major loss of records for the 1910 US census

1910 Census Quick Facts

  • It took $15,968,000, approximately 70,286 enumerators and 11,456 published reports to complete the 1910 census
  • The US population increased by 21 percent from the 1900 census to the 1910 census.
  • The 1910 US census page orientation switched from portrait to landscape.

Historical Events Surrounding 1910 US Census

  • April 14, 1912: The Titanic strikes an iceberg and sinks on its maiden voyage across the Atlantic Ocean.
  • May 30, 1911: The Indianapolis 500 auto rave is held for the first time
  • March 12, 1912: The Girl Scouts, formerly known as The American Girl Guides, is formed
  • January 25, 1915: Alexander Graham Bell and Thomas A. Watson hold the first telephone conversation
  • January 15, 1915: The United States Coast Guard is established replacing the U.S. Life-Saving Services