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North Carolina Quakers, Anti-Slavery, and the Underground Railroad: Demographics of Population 1870-1910

Demographics of Population 1870-1910

1870

 

U.S. Census of 1870:

  Total population:   38,558,371
  Black population:     4,880,009 (12.7%)

 
   

1870

 
   

Total population...................................................

38,558,371

   

White.......................................................

33,589,377

   

Black.........................................................

4,880,009

   

American Indian.......................................................

25,731

   

Asian.........................................................

63,254

       
   

Percent distribution by
  population group:

 
   

Total population...................................................

100.0

   

White.......................................................

87.1

   

Black.........................................................

12.7

   

American Indian.......................................................

0.1

   

Asian.........................................................

0.2


1880

 

 

U.S. Census of 1880:

  Total population:   50,155,783
  Black population:     6,580,793 (13.1%)

 
   

1880

 

   

Total population...................................................

50,155,783

   

White.......................................................

43,402,970

   

Black.........................................................

6,580,793

   

American Indian.......................................................

66,407

   

Asian.........................................................

105,613

     

 

   

Percent distribution by
  population group:

 

   

Total population...................................................

100.0

   

White.......................................................

 
   

Black.........................................................

13.1

   

American Indian.......................................................

0.1

   

Asian.........................................................

0.2

       

1890

 

 

U.S. Census of 1890:

  Total population:   62,947,714
  Black population:     7,488,676 (11.9%)

 
   

1890 (total population)

 
   

Total population................................................

62,947,714

   

White.......................................................

55,101,258

   

Black.........................................................

7,488,676

   

American Indian.....................................................

248,253

   

Asian.........................................................

109,527

       
   

Percent distribution by
 population group:

 
   

Total population................................................

100.0

   

White.......................................................

87.5

   

Black.........................................................

11.9

   

American Indian.....................................................

0.4

   

Asian.........................................................

0.2

       

1900

 

U.S. Census of 1900:

  Total population:   75,994,575
  Black population:     8,833,994 (11.6%)

 
   

1900

 
   

Total population.................................................

75,994,575

   

White......................................................................

66,809,196

   

Black......................................................................

8,833,994

   

American Indian.....................................................

237,196

   

Asian......................................................................

114,189

       
   

Percent distribution by
  population group:

 
   

Total population.................................................

100.0

   

White......................................................................

87.9

   

Black......................................................................

11.6

   

American Indian.....................................................

0.3

   

Asian......................................................................

0.2

       

1910

 

 

U.S. Census of 1910:

  Total population:    91,972,266
  Black population:     9,827,763 (10.7%)

 
   

1910

 
   

Total population................................................

91,972,266

   

White.......................................................

81,731,957

   

Black.........................................................

9,827,763

   

American Indian.....................................................

265,683

   

Asian and Pacific Islander.......................................

146,863

       
   

Percent distribution by
  population group:

 
   

Total population.................................................

100.0

   

White.......................................................

88.9

   

Black.........................................................

10.7

   

American Indian....................................................

0.3

   

Asian and Pacific Islander......................................

0.2