Where can I view the 1940 census for free?

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.

Where can I view the 1940 census for free?

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.

Is the 1940 census public?

The National Archives released the 1940 census to the public on April 2, 2012 after a mandatory 72-year waiting period.

When was the 1940 census released to the public?

April 2, 2012
Welcome to the 1940 census The 1940 census records were released by the US National Archives April 2, 2012, and brought online through a partnership with Archives.com.

Are US census records online?

Online subscription services are available to access the 1790–1950 census records. Many public libraries provide access to these services free of charge to their patrons. Contact your local library to inquire if it has subscribed to one of these services.

Are US census records public?

The National Archives and Records Administration is responsible for making census records publicly available. Records are available at National Archives facilities and many large public and university libraries.

Where can I find a copy of the 1940 census?

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.

What was the population of the United States in 1940?

Index and images of population schedules listing inhabitants of the United States in 1940. This was the sixteenth census conducted since 1790. There were 134 million individuals enumerated this census year. The schedules cover the 48 states as well as Alaska, Hawaii, American Samoa, Guam, Panama Canal Zone, Puerto Rico, and the Virgin Islands.

How can I Find my Family in the 1940s?

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Are the 1950 and later censuses available for public use?

The 1950 and later censuses are not available for public use because of a statutory 72-year restriction on access for privacy reasons. (92 Stat. 915; Public Law 95-416; October 5, 1978).