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The data and key for each Census database (Pittsburgh 1850, 1860, 1870, 1880 and Allegheny City 1850, 1860, 1870) can be downloaded by choosing the appropriate link below.

The data are in fixed-field, ASCII format; the key gives the meaning of each column as well as translations between coded items and their values.

Please note: This data are copies of the files the DRL was given for this project. As we constructed our database, we found errors in the data which we corrected. These corrections will only be seen in the data that are searchable on our site; the corrections have not been made in the data available for downloading..

The files have been compressed using WinZip.

Right click on file to download.

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