Questions asked on the 1920 US Census (14th)

1920 US Census Questions (see blank form) (see Census site here for 1920)
Woodrow Wilson

Woodrow Wilson

U.S. President Woodrow Wilson
Population: 106,021,537
Census date: 1 January 1920
Time allowed: 1 month
US States: 48

  1. Street/
  2. house number
  3. name of each person whose place of abode on april 15, 1910 was in this family….include every person living on / april 15 – omit children born since april 15.
  4. relationship of this person to the head of the family sex
  5. name of each person whose place of abode on January 1, 1920 – include living on January 1, 1920 – omit children born since January 1
  6. relationship of this person to the head of the family
  7. home owned or rented
  8. if owned, free or mortgaged
  9. sex
  10. color or race
  11. age at last birthday
  12. single, married, widowed or divorced
  13. year of immigration to the united states
  14. naturalized or alien
  15. if naturalized, year of naturalization
  16. 1’6. education: attended school any time since sept 1, 1919 il. whether able to read
  17. whether able to write
  18. Nativity of this person
  19. mother tongue: of this person
  20. nativity of this person’s father
  21. mother tongue of father
  22. nativity of mother
  23. mother tongue of mother
  24. whether able to speak English
  25. trade profession or particular kind of work done, as spinner..
  26. industry, business or establishment in which at work, as cotton mill,….
  27. employer, salary or wage worker, or working on own account.
  • Census questions transcription questions transcription © 2012 SE. Ross
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