America's Civil War
History 393
Tables
Professor John C. Willis
 
1860 Population Distribution of the Border Slaveholding States *
 
 
 
WHITE 
SLAVE 
FREE BLACK **
TOTAL
DELAWARE
90,589 (80.7%)
1,798 (1.6%)
19,829 (17.7%)
112,216 
KENTUCKY
919,484 (79.6%)
225,483 (19.5%)
10,684 (0.9%)
1,155,651 
MARYLAND
515,918 (75.1%)
87,189 (12.7%)
83,942 (12.2%)
687,049 
MISSOURI
1,063,489 (90.0%)
114,931 (9.7%)
3,572 (0.3%)
1,181,992 
TOTAL 
2,589,480 (82.5%)
429,401 (13.7%)
118,027 (3.8%)
3,136,908 
 
*   All percentages are rounded to the nearest tenth.
** Includes all free persons of African descent.
 

SOURCE:  U.S. Census Office, Eighth Census [1860], Population, Washington, D.C., 1864. 

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