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Population of Kentucky, 1790-1860

2017 Colonial & Early National (1746-1820), Antebellum (1820-1861)

Though the number of slaves increased in Kentucky from 1790-1860, slaves decreased as a percentage of the population from 1830 onwards.

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“Population of Kentucky, 1790 – 1860,” visualization of data sourced from census records.

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