Census Bureau Releases 1940 Data. America Has Changed.
It’s amazing to look at the shifts over time. The move from manufacturing to services is well known, but that’s only the start of the story.
After 72 years, the U.S. Census Bureau today released data from its decennial count in 1940. The release includes a fascinating graphic about how Americans have changed over time. Here’s just one section, comparing our workforce:
There’s much more in the graphic: housing, demographics, etc. Check it out.