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1900 Census Special Reports: Occupations at the Twelfth Census

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This special report on occupations covers the number of persons, distinguished by sex, engaged in specific occupations, by states, territories, and principal cities.

The 1900 Census inquired about occupation, trade or profession of each person gainfully employed and 10 years of age and over. The census did not distinguish employers from employees, or ascertain whether the work was done at home or in a shop or factory or to identify the employee with the establishment in which employed.This special report on occupations covers the number of persons, distinguished by sex, engaged in specific occupations, by states, territories, and principal cities.

 

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A Note on Language

Census statistics date back to 1790 and reflect the growth and change of the United States. Past census reports contain some terms that today’s readers may consider obsolete and inappropriate. As part of our goal to be open and transparent with the public, we are improving access to all Census Bureau original publications and statistics, which serve as a guide to the nation's history.

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