Bullitt County History

Bullitt County Census Data - 1900-1920

The purpose of this page is to provide summary statistics from the 1900-1920 censuses for Bullitt County. This information was obtained from the University of Virginia Library Historical Census Browser.

The statistics for 1900 are directly below. To jump to the later years, use the links below.


1900

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General Statistics
1,951Dwellings
301Land Surface Area in Square Miles, 1900
Population
9,602Total Population
1,979Total Families
1,970Private Families
9,547Persons in Private Families
2,568Total Males 21 Years of Age and Over
---Native-Born Population
4,896Native-Born Males
4,584Native-Born Females
1,518Native White Males 5-20 Years of Age
1,692Native White Males 18-44 Years of Age
1,461Native White Females 5-20 Years of Age
4,161Native-Born White Males of Native Parentage
165Native-Born White Males of Foreign Parentage
3,923Native-Born White Females of Native Parentage
138Native-Born White Females of Foreign Parentage
571Negro Males
523Negro Females
220Negro Males 5-20 Years of Age
190Negro Males 18-44 Years of Age
218Negro Females 5-20 Years of Age
---Foreign-Born Population
80Foreign-Born Males
42Foreign-Born Females
79Foreign-Born White Males
42Foreign-Born White Females
8Foreign-Born White Males 5-20 Years of Age
5Foreign-Born White Females 5-20 Year of Age
24Foreign-Born White Males 18-44 Years of Age
3Persons Born in Canada (English)
19Persons Born in England
1Persons Born in France
67Persons Born in Germany
17Persons Born in Ireland
1Persons Born in Russia
1Persons Born in Scotland
2Persons Born in Sweden
6Persons Born in Switzerland
5Persons Born in Other Countries
Literacy
---Literate
1,885Literate Native White Males 21 Years of Age and Over
35Literate Foreign-Born Males 21 Years of Age and Over
5Literate Foreign-Born Alien Males 21 Years of Age and Over
25Literate Naturalized Foreign-Born Males 21 Years of Age and Over
121Literate Native Negro Males 21 Years of Age and Over
---Illiterate
355Illiterate Native White Males 21 Years of Age and Over
844Native White Illiterates 10 Years of Age and Over of Native Parentage
14Native White Illiterates 10 Years of Age and Over of Foreign Parentage
10Foreign-Born White Illiterates 10 Years of Age and Over
3Illiterate Foreign-Born Males 21 Years of Age and Over
3Illiterate Naturalized Foreign-Born Males 21 Years of Age and Over
362Negro Illiterates 10 Years of Age and Over
136Illiterate Native Negro Males 21 Years of Age and Over
Agriculture
1,173Farms
167,809Total Acres of Land in Farms
95,111Acres of Improved Land in Farms
1,165Farms With Buildings
---Farm Sizes
143.10Average Size of Farms in Acres
0Farms of 1-2 Acres
31Farms of 3-9 Acres
80Farms of 10-19 Acres
180Farms of 20-49 Acres
258Farms of 50-99 Acres
298Farms of 100-174 Acres
166Farms of 175-259 Acres
128Farms of 260-499 Acres
26Farms of 500-999 Acres
6Farms of 1,000 Or More Acres
---Farm Ownership and Management
1,119Farms of White Farmers
5Farms of White Farm Managers
5Farms of White Owners and Tenants of Farms
59Farms of White Part Owners of Farms
763Farms of White Farm Owners
163Farms of White Share Tenants
124Farms of White Cash Tenants
54Total Farms of Colored Farmers
23Farms of Colored Farm Owners
3Farms of Colored Part Owners of Farms
16Farms of Colored Share Tenants
12Farms of Colored Cash Tenants
---Agricultural Economics
$1,647,930Value Farm Land and Improvements (Except Buildings)
$640,600Value Farm Buildings
$136,450Value Farm Implements and Machinery
$493,741Value Livestock
$601,986Value Farm Products Not Fed To Livestock
$48,700Expenditures For Farm Labor
Manufacturing Data
22Manufacturing Establishments
27Proprietors and Firm Members of Manufacturing
10Salaried Officials, Clerks, Etc. in Manufacturing
---Salaries and Wages
$5,400Salaries of Salaried Officials, Clerks, Etc, in Manufacturing
$18,610Total Wages of Men Wage Earners 16 Years of Age and Over Employed in Manufacturing
$0Total Wages of Women Wage Earners 16 Years of Age and Over Employed in Manufacturing
$0Total Wages of Child Wage Earners Under 16 Years of Age Employed in Manufacturing
$46Average Men Wage Earners 16 Years of Age and Over Employed in Manufacturing
---Capital Investment
$381,991Total Capital Invested in Manufacturing
$239,571Capital Invested in The Form of Cash and Sundries in Manufacturing
$63,895Capital Invested in Machinery, Tools, and Implements Used in Manufacturing
$53,070Capital Invested in Buildings Used in Manufacturing
$25,455Capital Invested in Land Used in Manufacturing
---Manufacturing Economics
$200,088Value Products of All Manufacturing Establishments
$124,197Total Cost of Materials Used in Manufacturing
$120,059Cost of Principal Materials Used in Manufacturing
$11,792Total Miscellaneous Expenses in Manufacturing
$10,874Rent of Offices, Interest, Etc. in Manufacturing
$4,138Cost of Fuel and Rent of Power and Heat in Manufacturing
$822Taxes, Excluding Internal Revenue, in Manufacturing
$96Rent of Works in Manufacturing

1910

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General Statistics
308Land Area (In Square Miles)
2,086Dwellings
Population Data
0Urban Population (2,500+)
9,487Rural Population
9,487Total Population
2,135Families
4,868Total Males
4,619Total Females
905Total Persons 6-9 Years of Age
1,937Total Persons 6-14 Years of Age
2,956Total Persons 6-20 Years of Age
1,032Total Persons 10-14 Years of Age
523Total Persons 15-17 Years of Age
496Total Persons 18-20 Years of Age
2,051Total Persons 10-20 Years of Age
7,078Total Persons Ten Years of Age and Over
---White Population
8,808Total White Persons
4,533White Males
4,275White Females
-----Native White Population
8,495Native White Persons of Native Parentage
89Native White Persons of Foreign Parentage
150Native White Persons of Mixed Parentage
6,499Total Native White Persons Ten Years of Age and Over
1,736Total Native White Persons 6-14 Years of Age of Native Parentage
34Total Native White Persons 6-14 Years of Age of Foreign Or Mixed Parentage
3Native White Persons with Both Parents Born in England
1Native White Persons with Both Parents Born in France
11Native White Persons with Both Parents Born in Ireland
2Native White Persons with Both Parents Born in Scotland
1Native White Persons with Both Parents in Sweden
1Native White Persons with Both Parents Born in Switzerland
55Native White Persons with Both Parents Born in Germany
3Native White Persons with Both Parents Born in Wales
12All Other Persons of Foreign Parentage
-----Foreign-Born White Population
74Foreign-Born White Persons
74Total Foreign-Born White Persons Ten Years of Age and Over
2White Persons Born in Belgium
1White Persons Born in Canada (Other)
9White Persons Born in England
1White Persons Born in France
40White Persons Born in Germany
9White Persons Born in Ireland
1White Persons Born in Italy
3White Persons Born in Russia
1White Persons Born in Scotland
7White Persons Born in Switzerland
---Negro Population
679Total Negroes
335Negro Males
344Negro Females
505Total Negroes, Ten Years of Age and Over
167Total Negroes 6-14 Years of Age
---Voting Age Population
2,626Total Males of Voting Age
2,324Native White Males of Voting Age of Native Parentage
33Native White Males of Voting Age of Foreign Parentage
48Native White Males of Voting Age of Mixed Parentage
52Foreign-Born White Males of Voting Age
169Negro Males of Voting Age
34Naturalized Foreign-Born White Males of Voting Age
1Foreign-Born White Males of Voting Age With First Papers
5Alien Foreign-Born White Males of Voting Age
12Foreign-Born White Males of Voting Age of Unknown Citizenship Status
---Attending School Population
579Persons 6-9 Years of Age Attending School
1,424Persons 6-14 Years of Age Attending School
1,782Persons 6-20 Years of Age Attending School
845Persons 10-14 Years of Age Attending School
268Persons 15-17 Years of Age Attending School
90Persons 18-20 Years of Age Attending School
1,299Native White Persons 6-14 Years of Age of Native Parentage Attending School
22Native White Persons 6-14 Years of Age of Foreign Or Mixed Parentage Attending School
0Foreign-Born White Persons 6-14 Years of Age Attending School
103Negroes 6-14 Years of Age Attending School
---Illiterate Population
420Total Illiterate Males of Voting Age
348Illiterate Native White Males of Voting Age
2Illiterate Foreign-Born White Males of Voting Age
70Illiterate Negro Males of Voting Age
151Illiterate Persons 10-20 Years of Age
835Illiterate Persons Ten Years of Age and Over
671Illiterate Native White Persons Ten Years of Age and Over
3Illiterate Foreign-Born White Persons Ten Years of Age and Over
161Illiterate Negroes Ten Years of Age and Over
Agriculture
1,213Total Farms
1,160Farms of Native Whites
16Farms of Foreign-Born Whites
37Farms of Negroes and Other Non-Whites
912Native White Farm Owners
14Foreign-Born White Farm Owners
25Negro and Other Non-White Farm Owners
834Farms Consisting of Owned Land Only Operated By Owners
117Farms Consisting of Owned and Hired Land in Farms Operated By Owners
---Farm Size
2Farms of Under Three Acres
45Farms of 3-9 Acres
85Farms of 10-19 Acres
208Farms of 20-49 Acres
296Farms of 50-99 Acres
305Farms of 100-174 Acres
151Farms of 175-259 Acres
96Farms of 260-499 Acres
21Farms of 500-999 Acres
4Farms of 1,000 or More Acres
69,645Acres of Improved Land in Farms Operated By Owners
13,054Acres of Improved Land in Farms Operated By Tenants
3Acres of Improved Land in Farms Operated By Managers
131,132Acres of Land in Farms Operated By Owners
25,859Acres of Land in Farms Operated By Tenants
60Acres of Land in Farms Operated By Managers
---Farm Operators
951Total Farms Operated By Owners
1Total Farms Operated By Managers
261Total Farms Operated By Tenants
145Total Farms Operated By Share Tenant
248Total Farms Operated By Native White Tenants
11Total Farms Operated By Negro and Other Non-White Tenants
2Total Farms Operated By Foreign-Born Tenants
39Total Farms Operated By Tenants, Tenure Not Specified
62Total Farms Operated By Cash Tenants
15Total Farms Operated By Share-Cash Tenants
---Land Values
$2,429,750Value of Land and Buildings in Farms Operated By Owners
$637,595Value of Land and Buildings in Farms Operated By Tenants
$400Value of Land and Buildings in Farms Operated By Managers
---Crop Values
$679,421Total Value of All Crops
$338,683Value of Cereals
$51,092Value of Fruits and Nuts
$73,430Value of Vegetables
$83,878Value of Hay and Forage
$2,176Value of Other Grains and Seeds
$130,162Value of All Other Crops

1920

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General Statistics
2,141Dwellings
308Land Area in Square Miles
Population
9,328Total Population
303.00Population Per Square Mile
2,217Families
4,881Total Males
4,447Total Females
2,656Total Males 21 Years of Age and Over
2,357Total Females 21 Years of Age and Over
1,715Total Males 18-44 Years of Age
1,685Total Females 18-44 Years of Age
1,514Total Persons Under Seven Years of Age
1,528Total Persons 7-13 Years of Age
391Total Persons 14 and 15 Years of Age
367Total Persons 16 and 17 Years of Age
515Total Persons 18-20 Years of Age
7,173Total Persons Ten Years of Age and Over
---Native White Population
4,617Native White Males
4,221Native White Females
8,668Native Whites of Native Parentage
76Native Whites of Foreign Parentage
94Native Whites of Mixed Parentage
6,759Native White Persons Ten Years of Age and Over
2,427Native White Males 21 Years of Age and Over of Native Parentage
2,161Native White Females 21 Years of Age and Over of Native Parentage
75Native White Males 21 Years of Age and Over of Foreign or Mixed Parentage
63Native White Females 21 Years of Age and Over of Foreign or Mixed Parentage
---Foreign White Population
31Foreign-Born White Males
17Foreign-Born White Females
18White Persons Born in Germany
2White Persons Born in Hungary
8White Persons Born in Ireland
6White Persons Born in England
3White Persons Born in Yugoslavia
4White Persons Born in Switzerland
3White Persons Born in Sweden
1White Persons Born in Scotland
3White Persons Born in Poland
47Foreign-Born White Persons Ten Years of Age and Over
30Foreign-Born White Males 21 Years of Age and Over
16Foreign-Born White Females 21 Years of Age and Over
23Naturalized Foreign-Born White Males 21 Years of Age and Over
14Naturalized Foreign-Born White Females 21 Years of Age and Over
1Foreign-Born White Males 21 Years of Age and Over With First Papers
0Foreign-Born White Females 21 Years of Age and Over With First Papers
4Alien Foreign-Born White Males 21 Years of Age and Over
1Alien Foreign-Born White Females 21 Years of Age and Over
2Foreign-Born White Males 21 Years of Age and Over of Unknown Citizenship Status
1Foreign-Born White Females 21 Years of Age and Over of Unknown Citizenship Status
---Negro Population
233Male Negroes
209Female Negroes
124Negro Males 21 Years of Age and Over
117Negro Females 21 Years of Age and Over
367Negroes Ten Years of Age and Over
---Population Attending School
1,367Persons 7-13 Years of Age Attending School
290Total Persons 14 and 15 Years of Age Attending School
144Total Persons 16 and 17 Years of Age Attending School
76Persons 18-20 Years of Age Attending School
---Illiterate Population
381Illiterate Males 21 Years of Age and Over
212Illiterate Females 21 Years of Age and Over
340Illiterate Native-White Males 21 Years of Age and Over
3Illiterate Foreign-Born White Males 21 Years of Age and Over
38Illiterate Negro Males 21 Years of Age and Over
177Illiterate Native White Females 21 Years of Age and Over
2Illiterate Foreign-Born White Females 21 Years of Age and Over
33Illiterate Negro Females 21 Years of Age and Over
675Illiterate Persons Ten Years of Age and Over
53Illiterate Persons 16-20 Years of Age
590Illiterate Native White Persons Ten Years of Age and Over
5Illiterate Foriegn-Born White Persons Ten Years of Age and Over
80Illiterate Negroes Ten Years of Age and Over
Agriculture
1,259Total Farms
1,195Farms of Males
64Farms of Females
1,207Farms of Native Whites
18Farms of Foreign-Born Whites
34Farms of Negros and Other Non-Whites
---Farm Operators
920Total Farms Operated By Owners
325Total Farms Operated By Tenants
14Total Farms Operated By Managers
889Farms Operated By Native White Owners
17Farms Operated By Foreign-Born White Owners
14Farms Operated By Negro and Other Non-White Owners
793Farms Operated By Owner Owning Entire Farm
127Farms Operated By Owner Hiring Additional Land
305Farms Operated By Native White Tenants
1Farms Operated By Foreign-Born White Tenants
19Farms Operated By Negro and Other Non-White Tenants
0Farms Operated By Standing Renters
77Farms Operated By Cash Tenants
4Farms Operated By Share-Cash Tenants
72Farms Operated By Croppers
151Farms Operated By Share-Tenants
21Farms Operated By Unspecified Tenants
---Farm Values
$8,111,409Value of All Farm Property
$4,789,940Value of Land in Farms
$4,605,785Value of Land and Buildings in Farms Operated By Owners
$1,176,300Value of Land and Buildings in Farms Operated By Tenants
$691,000Value of Land and Buildings in Farms Operated By Managers
$1,683,145Value of Farm Buildings
$349,915Value of Implements and Machinery
$1,288,409Value of Livestock On Farms
$1,903,296Total Value of All Crops
$1,029,326Value of Cereals
$440,965Value of Hay and Forage
$145,418Value of Vegetables
$13,567Value of Fruits and Nuts
$15,464Value of Other Grains and Seeds
$258,556Value of All Other Crops
---Statistics by Acres
197,120Approximate Land Area in Acres
160,306Total Acres of Land in Farms
115,401Total Acres of Land in Farms Operated By Owners
93,640Acres of Improved Land in Farms
64,182Acres of Improved Land in Farms Operated By Owners
46,364Acres of Woodland in Farms
29,400Acres of Land in Farms Operated By Tenants
20,302Acres of Other Unimproved Land in Farms
16,088Acres of Improved Land in Farms Operated By Tenants
15,505Acres of Land in Farms Operated By Managers
13,370Acres of Improved Land in Farms Operated By Managers
---Farm Size
2Farms 1000 Acres and Over
18Farms of 500-999 Acres
96Farms of 260-499 Acres
150Farms of 175-259 Acres
318Farms of 100-174 Acres
305Farms of 50-99 Acres
230Farms of 20-49 Acres
92Farms of 10-19 Acres
48Farms of 3-9 Acres
0Farms of Under Three Acres
Manufacturing
10Manufacturing Establishments
7,952Total Wages of Wage Earners in Manufacturing
265Cost of Rent and Taxes For Manufacturing Establishments
161Primary Horsepower in Manufacturing Establishments
20Value Added By Manufacture (In Thousands of Dollars)
65Value of Products of Manufacturing Establishments
46Cost of Materials For Manufacturing Establishments
15Average Wage Earners in Manufacturing

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