Census and statistical data is a useful resource for examining population demographics and how the social and economic makeup of the country has changed over time.
From marriage and death registers to official census data, there are several resources listed below that provide statistical information about slave populations in Maryland. Use the links on the right to search online for historical census information on populations in Maryland.
If you are interested in statistical information about a specific county or region in Maryland, it may be useful to consult first consult geneological reference material available in the Maryland Room and then search the online catalog. A list of relevant subject headings is available on the right.
For more information on how to locate census material on Maryland, visit the U.S. Census Population Schedules: Maryland Overview Guide. For more information about statistical data, visit Maryland Statistics: A Finding Aid.
Additional information on genealogical sources in Maryland can be found using the Maryland Genealogy Resource Guide.
Use these subject terms when searching the University of Maryland Library online catalog. Select "Subject beginning with..." on the drop-down menu. Then enter one of the terms below.
African Americans -- Maryland -- Genealogy
Baltimore (Md.) - Genealogy
Carroll County (Md.) - Genealogy
Maryland Census, 1790
Maryland Census, 1800 Indexes
Maryland Census, 1820 Indexes
Maryland Census, 1860 Indexes
Maryland - Genealogy
Maryland Genealogy Bibliography
Montgomery County (Md.) - Genealogy
Prince George’s County (Md.) - Genealogy
Registers of births, etc. -- Maryland
Saint Mary’s County (Md.) - Genealogy
The following is a selection of resources with statistical data pertaining to slavery in Maryland. Click on the title to view the full catalog record.
Use the links below to search historical census data available online.