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Estimated Population of American Colonies 1620 to 1780

From the Beginning of the Great Migration Through the Revolutionary War

Series Z-19 U.S. Census

Year 1620 1640 1660 1680 1700 1720 1740 1760 1780
Total 500 26,600 75,100 151,500 250,900 466,200 905,600 1,593,600 2,780,400
Maine - 900 - - - - - 20,000 49,100
New Hampshire - 1,100 1,600 2,000 5,000 9,400 23,300 39,100 87,800
Vermont - - - - - - - - 47,600
Plymouth 100 1,000 2,000 6,400 - - - - -
Massachusetts - 8,900 20,100 39,800 55,900 91,000 151,600 202,600 268,600
Rhode Island - 300 1,500 3,000 5,900 11,700 25,300 45,500 52,900
Connecticut - 1,500 8,000 17,200 26,000 58,800 89,600 142,500 206,700
New York - 1,900 4,900 9,800 19,100 36,900 63,700 117,100 210,500
New Jersey - - - 3,400 14,000 29,800 51,400 93,800 139,600
Pennsylvania - - - 700 18,000 31,000 85,600 183,700 327,300
Delaware - - 500 1,000 2,500 5,400 19,900 33,300 45,400
Maryland - 500 8,400 17,900 29,600 66,100 116,100 162,300 245,500
Virginia 400 10,400 27,000 43,600 58,600 87,800 180,400 339,700 538,000
North Carolina - - 1,000 5,400 10,700 21,300 51,800 110,400 270,100
South Carolina - - - 1,200 5,700 17,000 45,000 94,100 180,000
Georgia - - - - - - 2,000 9,600 56,100
Kentucky - - - - - - - - 45,000
Tennessee - - - - - - - - 10,000
Total 500 26,600 75,100 151,500 250,900 466,200 905,600 1,593,600 2,780,400
Year 1620 1640 1660 1680 1700 1720 1740 1760 1780

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