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Table 6.-POPULATION OF CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES, BY REGIONS, DIVISIONS, AND STATES, AND OF ALASKA, HAWAII, AND PUERTO RICO: 1790 TO 1950-Con.
ALABAMA.-Population of those parts of Mississippi Territory now in present State.
#MISSISSIPPI.-Population of those parts of present State included in Mississippi Territory as then constituted.
NEW MEXICO.-Includes population of area taken to form part of Arizons Territory in 1863.
Tan-Pormlation of Utah Territory exclusive of that part of present State of Colorado taken to form Colorado Territory in 1861.
WASHINGTON.-1800 figure includes population of Idaho and parts of Montana and Wyoming.
ALASKA.-1940 Census taken as of Oct. 1, 1939; 1930 Census, as of Oct. 1, 1929.
# HAWAIL-1890, 1860, and 1850 Censuses taken under direction of Hawaiian Government.
13 40, 273
11,594 52, 465 379,994
18 155, 426
Table 7.-DECENNIAL RATES OF INCREASE IN POPULATION, FOR CONTINENTAL UNITED STATES, BY REGIONS, DIVISIONS, AND STATES, AND FOR ALASKA, HAWAII, AND PUERTO RICO: 1790 TO 1950 [Rates computed on population shown in table 6. Minus sign (-) denotes decrease. Percent not shown where less than 0.1]
Table 9.-AREA, 1950, AND POPULATION PER SQUARE MILE, BY REGIONS, DIVISIONS, AND STATES, AND FOR ALASKA, HAWAII, AND PUERTO RICO, 1900 TO 1950
1 Dry land and land temporarily or partially covered by water, such as marshland, swamps, and river flood plains; streams, sloughs, estuaries, and canals less than 1⁄4 of a statute mile in width; and lakes, reservoirs, and ponds less than 40 acres of area.
Permanent inland water surface such as lakes, reservoirs, and ponds having 40 acres or more of area; streams, sloughs, estuaries, and canals of a statute mile or more in width: deeply indented embayments and sounds, and other coastal waters behind or sheltered by headlands or islands separated by less than 1 nautical mile of water, and islands having less than 40 acres of area. Does not include water surface of the oceans, bays, the Gulf of Mexico, the Great Lakes, Long Island Sound, Puget Sound, and the Straits of Juan de Fuca and Georgia, lying within the jurisdiction of the United States but not defined as inland water.
1930 figures based on 1940 area measurements; revised since publication of Vol. I, 1930.
Total land area includes part of Yellowstone National Park, geographically located in Montana (269 square miles), Idaho (58 square miles), and Wyoming (2,931 square miles). Total population of park returned in Wyoming in years prior to 1930.
Table 10.-MEMBERSHIP OF THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES AT EACH APPORTIONMENT, BY REGIONS, DIVISIONS, AND STATES: 1789 TO 1950
[Includes Representative assigned to newly admitted States after the apportionment act as follows: 1790, 1; 1800, 1; 1810, 5; 1830, 2; 1840, 9; 1850, 3; 1860, 2; 1870, 1; 1880, 7; 1890, 1; and 1900, 5]
• Apportionment established for the Seventy-third Congress, elected in the fall of 1932.
Apportionment established for the Sixty-third Congress, elected in the fall of 1912, and used for subsequent Congresses up to and including the Seventy-second.