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Population of North Carolina, 1790-1860

Free, slave, and total population of North Carolina and the United States, 1790–1860

United States census data, via the Historical Census Browser from the University of Virginia, Geospatial and Statistical Data Center.

Year

North Carolina

United States

total

free

slave

total

free

slave

1790

395,005

293,180

100,571

3,929,214

3,231,533

697,681

1800

478,103

344,684

133,296

5,308,483

4,414,881

893,602

1810

555,500

386,676

168,824

7,239,881

6,048,819

1,191,362

1820

638,829

433,812

205,017

9,638,453

8,100,431

1,538,022

1830

737,987

492,386

245,601

12,860,702

10,851,659

2,009,043

1840

753,419

507,602

245,817

17,063,353

14,575,998

2,487,355

1850

869,039

560,491

288,548

23,191,876

19,987,563

3,204,313

1860

992,622

661,563

331,059

31,443,321

27,489,561

3,953,760

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