How do I find my 1940 census?
It is available for online searching free of charge at http://1940census.archives.gov or Population Schedules for the 1940 Census. In order to locate someone, it may be helpful to know his or her address and the Census enumeration district in which that address was located.
What is the 72-year rule for census?
April 2, 2012. The U.S. government will not release personally identifiable information about an individual to any other individual or agency until 72 years after it was collected for the decennial census. This “72-Year Rule” (92 Stat.
Was there a federal census in 1940?
The U.S. census taken on 1 April 1940 was the 16th census of the United States. It tallied the population of the country at 131,669,275 for the continental U.S. This represented an increase of 7.2 percent for the continental U.S. since the 1930 census.
Are the 1921 census records available?
Personal data from the 1921 census will, therefore, be made available to the public in early 2022 and will be accessible through Findmypast.
Will 1950 census released public?
The National Archives releases a census to the public only 72 years after the day the census was taken. Because census day in 1950 was 1 April, the 1950 census will be released to the public on the same date in 2022.
How do I get my 1921 census for free?
Access to the 1921 Census online at Findmypast is free on the premises at The National Archives in Kew. You can access the Census via the on site computers, on site tablet devices or your own device (e.g. smartphone) while you are connected to the Wi-Fi in the dedicated 20sPeople zone.
Where can I find the 1940 US Census records?
The 1940 census records were released by the US National Archives April 2, 2012, and brought online through a partnership with Archives.com. This website allows you full access to the 1940 census images, in addition to 1940 census maps and descriptions. Please visit Getting Started to determine the best way to begin your search.
How does the Census Bureau use your tax return data?
Access to federal individual income tax return data is vital to the U.S. Census Bureau’s income and poverty estimates. Each year, the Census Bureau receives selected items of information from all Form-1040 tax returns. The Census Bureau uses the street address on each tax return to assign a state and county code and often a school district code.
What is the most recent year the census is available?
Because of a 72-year restriction on access to the Census, the most recent year available is 1940. The 1950 Census will be released on April 1, 2022. The National Archives has the census schedules on microfilm available from 1790 to 1940, and most have now been digitized by our digitization partners.
Where can I find a copy of the census schedules?
The National Archives has the census schedules on microfilm available from 1790 to 1940, and online access is available through our digitization partners (free at any National Archives facility). See our Census Resources page to search the digitized records on our partners’ websites.