1920 Census Reports: Decennial Population and Housing Censuses Research Guide

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Questionnaire, instructions, and table headers
* Questionnaire description and Instructions to Enumerators - from Measuring America (Sept. 2002)
* Form of Schedule for Enumeration of Population - from 1920 Population Census, vol. 2 (C3.28/5:2)
* Instructions to Enumerators - from 1920 Population Census, vol. 2 (C3.28/5:2)

Fourteenth Census of the United States: 1920, Population, in 4 vols.
U.S. Documents C3.28/5:1-4
* GEOGRAPHIES:   Nation, Divisions, States, Territories, Urban/Rural, Cities, Central Cities, Metropolitan Districts (200,000+), Cities and Incorporated Places (25,000+ , 10-25,000, 5-10,000, 2,500-5,000)
* CONTENTS:   Vol. 1, Number and Distribution of Inhabitants, has 54 tables, including:
  -   Population and Area, 1850-1920, for Counties
  -   Population, 1900-1920, for Urban & Rural portions of Counties
  -   Population, 1900-1920, for Incorporated Places
  -   Population, 1920, for Wards of Incorporated Places
  -   Population, 1900-1920, for Cities and Incorporated Places by size:
      -   25,000 or more
      -   10,000 to 25,000
      -   5,000 to 10,000
      -   2,500 to 5,000
  -   Population, 1900-1920, for County Minor Civil Divisions
  -   Population, 1920 and earlier, for Outlying Possessions by Civil Division

Vol. 2, General Report and Analytical Tables, contains 16 chapters on:
  -   Color or Race, Nativity, and Parentage
  -   Sex Distribution
  -   Age Distribution
  -   Marital Condition
  -   State of Birth of the Native Population
  -   Country of Birth of the Foreign-Born Population
  -   Year of Immigration of the Foreign-Born Population
  -   Citizenship of the Foreign-Born Population
  -   Country of Origin of the Foreign White Stock
  -   Mother Tongue of the Foreign White Stock
  -   School Attendance
  -   Illiteracy
  -   Inability to Speak English
  -   Dwellings and Families
  -   Ownership of Homes
  -   General Statistics of Population, by Counties

Vol. 3, Composition and Characteristics of the Population by States contains:
  -   13 tables per state
  -   Data reported for state, county, city, and wards
  -   Subject matter is that given above for v. 2
  -   Territory data for Alaska, Hawaii, Porto Rico, Guan, American Samoa, Panama Canal Zone

Vol. 4, Occupations, contains 8 chapters:
  -   Enumeration and Classification of Occupations
  -   Number and Sex of Occupied Persons
  -   Color or Race, Nativity, and Parentage of Occupied Persons
  -   Age of Occupied Persons
  -   Children of Gainful Occupations
  -   Marital Condition of Occupied Women
  -   Males and Females in Selected Occupations
  -   Occupation Statistics for Alaska, Hawaii, and Porto Rico

Abstract of the Fourteenth Census of the U.S.
U.S. Documents C3.28/7:1920
* Summarizes data on
  -   Population
  -   Occupations
  -   Agriculture
  -   Irrigation
  -   Drainage
  -   Manufactures
  -   Mines and Quarries

Fourteenth Census of the United States: Statistical Atlas
U.S. Documents C3.2:At 6/1925
* Presents data on
  -   Population
  -   Occupations
  -   Agriculture
  -   Manufacturing
  -   Mines and Quarries
  -   Cotton
  -   Encumbered Homes
  -   Statistics of States
  -   Statistics of Cities
  -   Vital Statistics

From the 1870 Census forward, the number of published volumes grew each decade.   A comprehensive list of all these volumes is beyond the scope of this guide that focuses on the volumes addressing population and housing topics.