1990 United States Census facts

Twenty-first Census
of the United States
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General Information
Date Taken April 1, 1990
Total U.S. Population 248,709,873
Percent Change Increase 9.8%
Most Populous State California
29,760,000
Least Populous State Wyoming
454,000
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The Twenty-first United States Census was done by the Census Bureau. The population of the United Stateswas 248,709,873. This was an increase of 9.8 percent from the 1980 Census.

About 16 percent of households received a "long form" of the 1990 census. It had over 100 questions. It was the first census to have "Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander" as a racial group separate from Asians.


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