U.S. 1930 Federal Population Census Records

The 1930 U.S. Federal Population Census holds a wealth of records in its massive collection that spans all the data it collected in that year. The information collected during this annual census was all obtained during 1930, and the information is currently held on file at the National Archives, Courtesy of FamilySearch.org. Individuals can learn more information about the 1930 U.S. Federal Population Census by visiting the National Archives, Courtesy of FamilySearch.org and Records Service website.

Information Available In This Collection

The 1930 U.S. Federal Population Census index includes a wide range of information on residents of the United States who lived in the country during 1930. For those interested in gaining information about family members, they will find a wealth of vital statistics wherever available, including a full name of the person, age at the time of the census, and documented race and gender. In addition, the 1930 census includes an estimated year of birth for the specific individual, a place of birth and a current residential location with a map when possible. Marital status and a birthplace of the person's father and mother may also be provided.

Census records also typically include information on others living in the household at the time the census was taken, and the 1930 U.S. Federal Population Census index is no exception. When information is available, the census records list the full names and ages of others living in the household, including spouses, children and extended family members.

About the National Archives, Courtesy of FamilySearch.org

The records of the 1930 U.S. Federal Population Census are held by the National Archives, Courtesy of FamilySearch.org. To obtain original copies of the records of this collection, contact the National Archives, Courtesy of FamilySearch.org at:

National Archives, Courtesy of FamilySearch.org
8601 Adelphi Road
College Park, MD 20740
866-272-6272

Each census record in the National Archives, Courtesy of FamilySearch.org, features its own unique cataloguing information to make retrieval of documents as fast and accurate as possible. Some of this data might include a NARA publication number and microfilm number, as well as a film and line number. With this information in hand, it is much more efficient to retrieve specific documentation from this census, making genealogy searches that much easier.

The 1930 U.S. Federal Population Census in the National Archives, Courtesy of FamilySearch.org, represents a number of states across the country. Individual information is alphabetized by last name, and includes information about the person's place of birth, as well as the location of residence at the time the census was completed.

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