Massachusetts Population, 1920 Census

This Massachusetts breakdown of the 1920 census includes general state information and specific town and county breakdowns of immigrant populations, education levels, gender, race, occupation, and citizenship. Every town in Massachusetts is represented on the census.

Included within the document are information about:

  • Cities: Beverly, Gloucester, Haverhill, Lawrence, Lynn, Methuen, Newburyport, Peabody, and Salem
  • Towns: Amesbury, Danvers, and Saugus

Immigration: Page 23-24 in the document (pg. 19 of the PDF) breaks down the origins of immigrants in each of these towns.

Those referenced include: Armenia, Atlantic Islands, Austria, Belgium, Canada-French, Canada-other, Czechoslovakia, Denmark, England, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Lithuania, Netherlands, Newfoundland, Norway, Poland, Portugal, Russia, Scotland, Sweden, and Syria.

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“Population: Massachusetts,” Fourteenth Census of the United States: 1920 Bulletin, Bureau of the Census, Department of Commerce, pgs. 1-35. 974.4312. Newburyport Archival Center, Newburyport, MA.