1980 United States Census facts
of the United States
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|Date Taken||April 1, 1980|
|Total U.S. Population||226,545,805|
|Most Populous State||California
|Least Populous State||Alaska
It was the first census not to ask for the name of the "head of household." About 16 percent of households received a "long form" of the 1980 census. It had over 100 questions.
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