North Carolina was rapidly growing, and had reached a population of 3,170,276 when this census was taken. Two of the major cities in the state, Durham and Greensboro, had added so many people that the population of those cities more than doubled since the last census was taken in 1920.
The population of the state was up to 2,559,123 people. North Carolina showed in their results of the census, that there were more women than men of voting age in the state.
Cotton production had deteriorated some when this census was taken, but the population of the state had once again increased. The total population was now up to 2,206,287 people. Church attendance had declined to the point of there being almost as many people who had no church instruction as there were who went to church regularly.
Even though the population of North Carolina had grown to 1,893,810, there were no cities within the state which had a population of 25,000 or greater. North Carolina census records showed the average age of people per square mile had also gone up slightly, to the age of 14.
North Carolina has shown another growth in population, with 1,617,949 people living in the state at the time of the census. Schools were divided up into race, and it was common to have a school for each race meet in different places.
There were now 1,399,750 people in the state of North Carolina. There were plans being made to begin growing tea in the state, along with the state of South Carolina. It was thought to be a possible good environment to cultivate tea for profit.
North Carolina was becoming known for more than its obvious population growth. There were now counted a population of 1,071,361 people. Among them were discovered to be the highest amount of people committing fraud.
The state lost a seat in the House of Representatives this year, despite the growth in population, going from eight seats, down to seven seats. The total population was found to have grown to 992,662 people throughout the entire state.
North Carolina grew in population by approximately twenty-four percent. The total count came to 869,039 people. Common questions on the census this year were in reference to name, age, sex, and trade. Relationship was also inquired about, in order to tell whether the members of the household were related or not.
Mining was one of the booming industries of the times. North Carolina had eight furnaces, which all together would produce 968 tons. The products they made with mining and the furnaces, included cast iron, forges, and rolling mills, as well as 963 tons of iron bar. The population had again increased, and was now at 763,419.
Western Carolina University provides a page of information on researching genealogy through Census records. The page discusses the types of reports that are available and where they can be found, along with links to online sources when applicable. This North Carolina census information resource also includes links to pertinent websites at the bottom of the page.
North Carolina’s Office of Archives and History at the Department of Cultural Resources provides users with North Carolina census information from 1787-1920. The page provides a look at the type of information that was gathered from the Census, along with sample images of the actual documents. The resource has a table at the bottom of the page of information that is available in the Archives.
The North Carolina Office of State Budget and Management provides users with North Carolina census information. The website allows you to access information about the 1990, 2000 and 2010 censuses, as well as other studies and population counts. Simply click on the link to be directed to the appropriate page.