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U.S. Free & Slave Population 1840

 

1840 Free Whites

1840 Free Colored

1840 Free Total

1840 Slaves

1840 Slaves as % of Total

1840 Slaves as 3/5 

1840 Total 

1840 Total cntg Slaves as 3/5 

1840 Added Repres bec of 3/5 

1840 from Census Bureau 

1840 diff Census from computed

Alabama

335,185

2,039

337,224

253,532

43%

152,119

590,756

489,343

45%

590,756

 

Arkansas

77,174

465

77,639

19,935

20%

11,961

97,574

89,600

15%

97,574

 

Connecticut

301,856

8,105

309,961

54

0%

32

310,015

309,993

0%

309,978

(37)

Delaware

58,561

16,919

75,480

2,605

3%

1,563

78,085

77,043

2%

78,085

 

Florida

27,943

817

28,760

25,717

47%

15,430

54,477

44,190

54%

54,477

 

Georgia

407,695

2,753

410,448

280,944

41%

168,566

691,392

579,014

41%

691,392

 

Illinois

472,254

3,598

475,852

331

0%

199

476,183

476,051

0%

476,183

 

Indiana

678,698

7,165

685,863

3

0%

2

685,866

685,865

0%

685,866

 

Iowa

42,924

172

43,096

16

0%

10

43,112

43,106

0%

43,112

 

Kentucky

590,253

7,317

597,570

182,258

23%

109,355

779,828

706,925

18%

779,828

 

Louisiana

158,457

25,502

183,959

168,452

48%

101,071

352,411

285,030

55%

352,411

 

Maine

500,438

1,355

501,793

 

 

 

501,793

501,793

 

501,793

 

Maryland

318,204

62,078

380,282

89,495

19%

53,697

469,777

433,979

14%

470,019

242

Massachusetts

689,030

8,669

697,699

1

0%

1

697,700

697,700

0%

737,699

39,999

Michigan

211,560

707

212,267

 

 

 

212,267

212,267

 

212,267

 

Mississippi

179,074

1,366

180,440

195,211

52%

117,127

375,651

297,567

65%

375,651

 

Missouri

323,888

1,574

325,462

58,240

15%

34,944

383,702

360,406

11%

383,702

 

New Hampshire

284,036

537

284,573

1

0%

1

284,574

284,574

0%

284,574

 

New Jersey

351,588

21,044

372,632

674

0%

404

373,306

373,036

0%

373,306

 

New York

2,378,890

50,027

2,428,917

4

0%

2

2,428,921

2,428,919

0%

2,428,921

 

North Carolina

484,870

22,732

507,602

245,817

33%

147,490

753,419

655,092

29%

753,419

 

Ohio

1,502,122

17,342

1,519,464

3

0%

2

1,519,467

1,519,466

0%

1,519,467

 

Pennsylvania

1,676,115

47,854

1,723,969

64

0%

38

1,724,033

1,724,007

0%

1,724,033

 

Rhode Island

105,587

3,238

108,825

5

0%

3

108,830

108,828

0%

108,830

 

South Carolina

259,084

8,276

267,360

327,038

55%

196,223

594,398

463,583

73%

594,398

 

Tennessee

640,627

5,524

646,151

183,059

22%

109,835

829,210

755,986

17%

829,210

 

Vermont

291,218

730

291,948

 

 

 

291,948

291,948

 

291,948

 

Virginia

740,858

49,852

790,710

449,087

36%

269,452

1,239,797

1,060,162

34%

1,025,227

(214,570)

West Virginia

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

224,537

224,537

Wisconsin

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

30,945

30,945

 

14,088,189

377,757

14,465,946

2,482,546

15%

1,489,528

16,948,492

15,955,474

10%

17,029,608

81,116

 

For other years:

Year "url"
1790 http://bessel.org/slavfree/1790.htm
1800 http://bessel.org/slavfree/1800.htm
1810 http://bessel.org/slavfree/1810.htm
1820 http://bessel.org/slavfree/1820.htm
1830 http://bessel.org/slavfree/1830.htm
1840 http://bessel.org/slavfree/1840.htm
1850 http://bessel.org/slavfree/1850.htm
1860 http://bessel.org/slavfree/1860.htm

 

 


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