State Archives Census Records

The State Archives holds provisional, territorial and state census records related to Oregon as well as federal censuses of Oregon. The records are either in the original format or part of the Reference Library as microfil​m or publications. The microfilm and publications are available for self service in our reference room. Most of the microfilmed census records are part of the Provisional and Territorial calendared documents - you'll find the document number in parentheses after the listing.

The link point to census resources in the searchable Oregon Historical Records Index on this site as well as to resources on the FamilySearch site. Also see the Oregon Historical County Records Guide for listings of related records held at county offices and other repositories.

1842​

Census of persons living south of the Columbia River taken by Elijah White. (National Archives, Film 234, roll 607, frames 112-119)

1845

Champoic (now Marion) County (Doc. #12194)
 
Clackamas County (Doc. #12194)
 
Clatsop County (Doc. #12194)
 
Tuality (now Washington) County (Doc. #12193)
 
Yamhill County (Doc. #12193) 

1845-1846

Tuality (now Washington) County (Microfilm, Provisional and Territorial Census records and Original)

1846

Yamhill County (abstract) (Doc. #3453)

1849 

Apportionment Census (males over 21) (Provisional and Territorial Microfilm, 1842-1859)
 
Champoeg (now Marion) County (Doc. #1078)
 
Clackamas County (Doc. #3452)
 
Clatsop County (Doc. #1080)
 
Lewis (now Washington State) County (Doc. #1082)
 
Linn County (Doc. #1082 1/2)
 
Polk County (Doc. #1079)
 
Tuality (now Washington) County (Doc. #3451)
 
Vancouver (now Washington State) County (Doc. #3455)
 
Yamhill County (Doc. #3454)
 
Yamhill (includes school census) County. (Doc. #1081)

1850 

Washington County (Doc. #3450)
 
Reference Room Library Publications: Oregon Territory Census; Yamhill County
 
U.S. Federal Census for Oregon Microfilm: Nonpopulation Schedules (mortality, agriculture, industry, social statistics). (Microfilm); Population Schedule (National Archives film #M432)

1853

Benton County (abstract) (Doc. #5289)
 
Benton County (Provisional and Territorial Census Records Microfilm, 1842-1859)
 
Clackamas County (abstract) (Doc. #5288)
 
Clark County (now Washington State; abstract) (Doc. #5286)
 
Lane County (abstract) (Doc. #5281)
 
Linn County (abstract) (Doc. #5283)
 
Marion County (Doc. #5287)
 
Polk County (Doc. #5282)
 
Umpqua (now Douglas) County (Doc. #5285)
 
Washington County (Doc. #5290)
 
Yamhill County (abstract) (Doc. #5284)

1854

Clackamas County
 
Clatsop County (Doc. #5567)
 
Douglas County (abstract) (Doc. #5568)
 
Jackson County (Doc. #12281)
 
Lane County (abstract) (Doc. #5571)
 
Linn County (abstract) (Doc. #5569)
 
Marion County (abstract) (Doc. #5572)
 
Tillamook County (abstract) (Doc. #5570)
 
Reference Room Library Publications: Benton County (transcribed); Lane County (includes enumeration of inhabitants and agriculture)

1855

Benton County (abstract) (Doc. #7091)
 
Clackamas County
 
Coos County (Doc. #6384)
 
Douglas County (Doc. #6383)
 
Jackson County (Provisional and Territorial Census Records Microfilm, 1842-1859; and Jackson County Microfilm)
 
Lane County (Doc. #6385)
 
Linn County (Doc. #7087)
 
Marion County (abstract) (Doc. #7089)
 
Tillamook County (abstract) (Doc. #7088)
 
Umpqua (now Douglas) County (abstract) (Doc. # 7090)
 
Yamhill County (Doc. #6333 

1856

Benton County (Doc. #6904)
 
Benton County (Provisional and Territorial Census Records, Microfilm, 1842-1859; and Benton County records in the Oregon State Archives)
 
Clackamas County (Doc. #6913)
 
Clatsop County (Doc. #6909)
 
Columbia County
 
Coos County (Doc. #6910)
 
Curry County (Doc. #6906)
 
Jackson County (Doc. #6911 and Jackson County Microfilm)
 
Josephine County (Doc. #6907)
 
Lane County (Doc. #6908)
 
Linn County (Doc. #6905)
 
Marion County (Doc. #6916)
 
Multnomah County (Doc. #6902)
 
Polk County (Doc. #6912)
 
Washington County (Doc. #6914, and Provisional and Territorial Census Records Microfilm, 1842-1859)
 
Yamhill County (Doc. #6903)
 
Reference Room Library Publications: Columbia County, Polk County 

1857 

Benton County
 
Benton County. (Doc. #7996)
 
Clackamas County (Doc. #7990; and Clackamas County records)
 
Clatsop County (Doc. #7989)
 
Coos County (Doc. #7997 and Provisional and Territorial Census Records Microfilm, 1842-1859)
 
Curry County (Doc. #7988)
 
Douglas County (Doc. #7992)
 
Jackson County (Provisional and Territorial Census Records Microfilm, 1842-1859)
 
Linn County (Doc. #7995)
 
Marion County (Doc. #7994)
 
Multnomah County (Doc. #7998)
 
Tillamook County (Doc. #7993)
 
Umpqua (now Douglas) County (Doc. #7991)
 
Washington County (Doc. #7987)

1858

Benton County
 
Benton County (abstract) (Doc. #8954)
 
Clackamas County (abstract) (Doc. #8949)
 
Clatsop County (abstract) (Doc. #8957)
 
Coos County (Doc. #14044)
 
Curry County (abstract) (Doc. #8958)
 
Jackson County (Provisional and Territorial Census Records Microfilm, 1842-1859)
 
Lane County (abstract) (Doc. #8953)
 
Linn County (abstract) (Doc. #8956)
 
Multnomah County (abstract) (Doc. #8952)
 
Oregon Territory (abstract by county) (Doc. # 8951)
 
Tillamook County (abstract) (Doc. #8950)
 
Umpqua (now Douglas) County (Doc. # 8995 (abstract), #9001, and #12278)

1859 

Clatsop County (Doc. #14028)
 
Umpqua (now Douglas) County (Doc. #12278)

1860

Multnomah County
 
Yamhill County
 

Reference Room Library Publications: Benton County; Columbia County; Coos County; Douglas County; Ja​ckson County; Josephine County; Lane County; Marion County; Multnomah County; Tillamook County; Washington County; Yamhill County.

U.S. Federal Census for Oregon Microfilm: Nonpopulation Schedules (mortality, industry, social statistics) (Microfilm); Population Schedule (National Archives film #M653)
 
1860 U.S. Federal Census (Searchable database includes Oregon - by FamilySearch)

1865 

Benton County
 
Columbia County
 
Marion County (searchable in Oregon Historical Records Index)
 
Umatilla County (searchable in Oregon Historical Records Index)

1870 

Umatilla County
 
Yamhill County
 
Reference Room Library Publications: Jackson County; Josephine County; Lane County; Marion County; Multnomah County; Polk County; Tillamook County.
 
U.S. Federal Census for Oregon Microfilm:
 
Nonpopulation Schedules (mortality, agriculture, industry, social statistics) (Microfilm)
 
Population Schedule (National Archives film #M593)

1870 U.S. Federal Census (Searchable database includes Oregon - by FamilySearch)

1875 

Lake County (searchable in Oregon Historical Records Index)
 
Umatilla County (searchable in Oregon Historical Records Index)
 
Wasco County (Wasco County Microfilm)

1880

Wasco County
 
Yamhill County
 
Reference Room Library Publications: Columbia County; Douglas County; Jackson County; Josephine County; Lake County; Lane County; Marion County; Polk County; Tillamook County; Union County; Wasco County; Washington County; Yamhill County.
 
U.S. Federal Census for Oregon Microfilm:
 
Nonpopulation Schedules (agriculture, manufacturers, mortality, defective, dependent and delinquent classes). (Microfilm)
 
Population Schedule (National Archives film #T9)
 
Population Soundex (National Archives film #T768)
 
1880 U.S. Federal Census (Searchable database includes Oregon - by FamilySearch)

1885 

Linn County (includes enumeration of inhabitants and industrial products)
 
Umatilla County (searchable in Oregon Historical Records Index)
 
Reference Room Library Publication: Umatilla County

1890 

Schedules of Enumerating Union Veterans and Widows of Union Veterans of the Civil War (National Archives film #M123)

1895

Linn County
 
Marion County (includes enumeration of inhabitants and industrial products) (Marion County Microfilm) (searchable in Oregon Historical Records Index)
 
Morrow County (searchable in Oregon Historical Records Index)
 
Multnomah County (searchable in Oregon Historical Records Index)
 
Reference Room Library Publications: Marion County; Morrow County

1900

Reference Room Library Publications: Crook County; Curry County; Jackson County; Lane County (index); Lincoln County (index); Yamhill County
 
U.S. Federal Census for Oregon Microfilm:
 
Population Schedule (National Archives film #T623)
 
Population Soundex (National Archives film #T1067)

1900 U.S. Federal Census (Searchable database includes Oregon - by FamilySearch)

1905

Baker County (includes enumeration of inhabitants and military enrollment) (Baker County Microfilm)
 
Lane County (includes enumeration of inhabitants and military enrollment) (Lane County Microfilm)
 
Linn County (includes enumeration of inhabitants, industrial products, and military enrollment) (Linn County Microfilm)
 
Marion County (includes enumeration of inhabitants and military enrollment) (Marion County microfilm)
 
Reference Room Library Publication: Marion County

1910

Reference Room Library Publications: Benton County; Crook County; Jackson County U.S. Federal Census for Oregon Microfilm:
 
Population Schedule (National Archives film #T624)

1910 U.S. Federal Census (Searchable database includes Oregon - by FamilySearch)

1920

Population Soundex (National Archives film #M1583)
 
Population Schedule (National Archives film #T625)

1920 U.S. Federal Census (Searchable database includes Oregon - by FamilySearch)

1930

Description of Enumeration Districts (National Archives film T1224)
 
Population Schedule (National Archives film #T626)

1930 U.S. Federal Census (Searchable database includes Oregon - by FamilySearch)

1940

1940 U.S. Federal Census (Searchable database includes Oregon - by FamilySearch)

Native American Censuses

Bureau of Indian Affairs Census Rolls (National Archives film #595) 

 
Grande Ronde, 1885-1892, 1894-1914
 
Klamath (Klamath, Modoc, Paiute or Snake, and Pit River Indians), 1885-1906
 
Klamath (Klamath, Modoc, and Yahooskin Band of Paiute or Snake Indians), 1907-1920
 
Klamath (Klamath, Modoc, Paiute, and Other Indians), 1930-1939
 
Roseburg (Shasta, Klamath, Pit River, Winta and other Indians), 1915-1917
 
Sacramento (Indians of Fort Bidwell, Round Valley, and Tule River Reservation and of Modoc County), 1934-1939
 
Salem (Indians of Grande Ronde and Siletz Reservations, and Non-Reservation Indians), 1933-1939
 
Salem (Indians of Grande Ronde and Siletz Reservation and Non- Reservation Indians), 1926-1932
 
Siletz, 1885-1908, 1909-1925
 
Umatilla (Cayuse, Umatilla, and Walla Walla Indians), 1886-1894, 1896, 1898-1905, 1910-1939
 
Warm Springs (Warm Springs, John Day, Paiute, Tenino, Wasco and Other Indians), 1886-1891, 1895, 1897-1911, 1913-1939

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