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1940 Census Data for Connecticut

Location of Connecticut Information included in the 1940 United States Census:

 
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Sixteenth Census of the United States: 1940 Population Volume I, Number of Inhabitants. CT begins on pg. 177, thumbnail 105.  Towns, cities, boroughs p. 178
Tracts, pp.186-188
Metro.dist. pp.189-190
C 3.940-5:P 81/v.1
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Sixteenth Census of the United States: 1940 Population Volume II, part 1, Characteristics of the Population.  CT begins on pg. 801 Counties, cities, p. 802
Metro.dist. pp.890-892
C 3.940-5:P 81/v.2/pt.1
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Sixteenth Census of the United States: 1940 Population Volume III, Characteristics of the Population, part 2, CT begins on pg. 437   C 3.940-5:P 81/v.3 pt.2
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Sixteen Census of the United States: 1940 Population Volume IV, Characteristics by Age, pt. 2, CT begins on pg. 301   C 3.940-5:P 81/v.4, pt.2
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Historical Census Browser, 1790-1960 posted  by the University of Virginia Library    

Location of Connecticut Tract Information included in the 1940 United States Census (note, tracts were not established until after 1930 so there are not comparative figures for earlier censuses):

 
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Sixteenth Census of the United States 1940, Population and Housing, Statistics for Census Tracts Hartford, Conn.  Tracts pp iv-v GIRS Ref C 3.940-38:C 76/2
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Sixteenth Census of the United States 1940, Population and Housing, Statistics for Census Tracts New Haven, Conn. Tracts pp. iv GIRS Ref C 3.940-38:C 76
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Sixteenth Census of the United States: 1940 Population Volume I, Number of Inhabitants. Population data for  Hartford and New Haven tracts on pg. 185. Tracts pp. 186-188 C 3.940-5:P 81/v.1

Location of Connecticut Block Information included in the 1940 United States Census (note, blocks were not established until after 1930 so there are not comparative figures for earlier censuses):

 
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16th Census of the United States 1940, Housing...Bridgeport Block Statistics Voting Dist. & Blocks insert GIRS Ref C 3.940-31:C 76/3
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16th Census of the United States 1940, Housing...Hartford Block Statistics Tracts & Blocks, insert GIRS Ref C 3.940-31:C 76/2
3 16th Census of the United States 1940 Housing, Analytical Maps Hartford, Conn., Block Statistics Blocks GIRS Ref C 3.940-31:C 76/2/Analytical
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16th Census of the United States 1940, Housing...New Britain  Block Statistics Wards & Blocks, insert GIRS Ref C 3.940-31:C 76/4
5 16th Census of the United States 1940, Housing...New Haven  Block Statistics Tracts & Blocks, insert GIRS Ref C 3.940-31:C 76/5
6 16th Census of the United States 1940, Housing...Waterbury Block Statistics Wards & Blocks, insert GIRS Ref C 3.940-31:C 76/

Questions asked on the 1940 Census:

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Measuring America the Decennial Censuses for 1790-2000 GIRS Reference C 3.2:M46/2
200 Years of U.S. Census Taking: population and housing questions 1790-1990 GIRS Reference C 3.2:T 93

 1940 Census data for Connecticut is available for these geographic areas:

(Note that not all information is available for all geographic levels)

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Prepared by the Government Information and Reference Services Unit, page revised 3/2008.