America's Civil War
History 393
Tables
Professor John C. Willis
 
Percentage of Urban Population, 1790 - 1860
 
 
YEAR
FUTURE CSA *
VIRGINIA
NON-CSA
1790
1.97
1.78
 6.99
1800
2.36
2.62
 8.15
1810
3.18
3.63
 9.38
1820
3.34
3.78
 9.12
1830
3.87
4.82
11.21
1840
5.05
6.92
13.45
1850
5.86
7.97
19.33
1860
6.89
9.50
24.72
 
* Includes the eleven states of the future Confederate States of America; West Virginia is excluded from the Future CSA and Virginia totals.  Future CSA  totals for 1790 include the states of Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, and Tennessee; later additions are Alabama and Mississippi (1800), Louisiana and Arkansas (1810), Florida (1830), and Texas (1850). 


 
SOURCE:  Computed from figures in U.S. Census of Population: 1970, Washington, D.C., 1970. Vol. 1, pt. 1, sec.1, tables 8 and 18. 

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