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1900 US Federal Census

This is the TWELFTH federal census of the United States. It is available in Soundex as well as copies of original records.

All persons in each household are listed by name. All dwellings in each census district were given a number. Each family was also assigned an identification number. Each census sheet lists the county as well as town or township.

Many new questions were asked this census year!


Questions Asked:

  1. Street.
  2. House Number.
  3. Dwelling Number.
  4. Family Number.
  5. Name of Each Person Whose Place of Abode on June 1 Was in this Family.
  6. Relation to Head of Household.
  7. Color.
  8. Sex.
  9. Month of Birth.
  10. Year of Birth.
  11. Age.
  12. Marital Status.
  13. Number of Years Married.
  14. Mother of How Many Children.
  15. Number of These Children Living.
  16. Place of Birth.
  17. Father's Place of Birth.
  18. Mother's Place of Birth.
  19. Year of Immigration to U.S.
  20. Number of Years in U.S..
  21. Naturalization.
  22. Occupation.
  23. Number of Months Employed.
  24. Attended school (months).
  25. Can Read.
  26. Can Write.
  27. Can Speak English.
  28. Home owned or rented?
  29. Home owned free of mortgage?
  30. Farm or house?

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