- 1910 US Census Date: (All reported data is “as of” this official date chosen by the census agency)
- April 15, 1910
- 1910 Census Duration:
- 1 month
- 1910 US Census Population:
- President During 1910 Census:
- William H Taft
1910 US Census 13th United States Census
Information requested for the 1910 Census
- 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?
- 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