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1940 United States Census facts for kids

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Sixteenth Census
of the United States
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General information
Country United States
Date taken April 1, 1940 (1940-04-01)
Total population 132,164,569
Percent change Increase 7.3%
Most populous state New York
Least populous state Nevada

The Sixteenth United States Census was done by the Census Bureau. It found the population of the United States to be 132,164,569. This was an increase of 7.3 percent from the 1930 population. The census date of record was April 1, 1940.

A number of new questions were asked. These included where people were 5 years before, highest level of education, and information about wages.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Censo de los Estados Unidos de 1940 para niños

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