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North Carolina Quakers, Anti-Slavery, and the Underground Railroad: Demographics of Population 1920-1950

Demographics of Population 1920-1950

1920

 

U.S. Census of 1920:

  Total population:    105,710,620
  Black population:      10,463,131 (9.9%)

 
       
   

1920

 
   

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

105,710,620

   

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

94,820,915

   

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

10,463,131

   

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

244,437

   

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

182,137

       
   

Percent distribution by
  population group:

 
   

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

100.0

   

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

89.7

   

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

9.9

   

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

0.2

   

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

0.2

       

 


1930

 

 

U.S. Census of 1930:

  Total population:    122,775,046
  Black population:      11,891,143 (9.7%)

 
   

1930

 
   

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

122,775,046

   

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

110,286,740

   

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

11,891,143

   

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

332,397

   

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

264,766

       
   

Percent distribution by
  population group:

 
   

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

100.0

   

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

89.8

   

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

9.7

   

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

0.3

   

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

0.2

       

1940

 

 

U.S. Census of 1940:

  Total population:    131,669,275
  Black population:      12,865,518 (9.8%)

 
   

1940

 
   

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

131,669,275

   

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

118,214,870

   

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

12,865,518

   

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

333,969

   

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

254,918

       
   

White, Spanish mother tongue/1............................

1,861,400

   

White, not of Spanish mother tongue/1..................

116,530,640

       
   

Percent distribution by
  population group:

 
   

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

100.0

   

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

89.8

   

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

9.8

   

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

0.3

   

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

0.2

       
   

White, Spanish mother tongue/1............................

1.4

   

White, not of Spanish mother tongue/1..................

88.5

       

 


1950

 

 

U.S. Census of 1950:

 

 


  Total population:    150,697,361
  Black population:      15,042,286 (10%)

 
   

1950

 
   

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

150,697,361

   

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

134,942,028

   

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

15,042,286

   

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

343,410

   

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

321,033

   

Other race...............................................................

48,604

       
   

Percent distribution by
  population group:

 
   

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

100.0

   

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

89.5

   

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

10.0

   

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

0.2

   

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

0.2

   

Other race..............................................................