On April 1, 2022, the National Archives released the 1950 census records. They have created a website (https://1950census.archives.gov/) that provides full access to the 1950 census images, including population schedules, enumeration district maps, and enumeration district descriptions.
The searchable website includes:
- Approximately 6.57 million population schedules
- 33,360 Indian Reservation schedules
- 9,634 enumeration district maps images
- 234,447 enumeration district descriptions
- Location and name-based search capabilities. Explore the records by State, County/City, Name, Reservation, and Enumeration District.
- Name transcription capabilities. Use the built-in transcription feature to correct and add names to the name index. You can help make the 1950 Census population schedules more discoverable for everyone.