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1850 Kanawha County Census Statistics

Population Statistics
Total Population 15353
White Males 6278
White Females 5723
Male Slaves 1902
Female Slaves 1238
Male Free Colored Persons 118
Female Free Colored Persons 94

Educational Statistics
Libraries 0
Universities or Colleges 0
Public Schools 65
Teachers in Public Schools 65
Students in Public Schools 1500
Academies and Other Schools 6
Teachers in Academies and Other Schools 6
Students in Academies and Other Schools 162
White Males Attending School 662
White Females Attending School 607
Free Colored Males Attending School 0
Free Colored Females Attending School 0
Native-born Attending School 1268
Foreign-borns Attending School 1
Adults Who Cannot Read and Write 1650
% of Total Population Who Cannot Read and Write 10.7

Occupational Statistics
Persons Involved in Manufacturing 1435
Number of Farms 777
Acres of Land on Improved Farms 32771
Acres of Land on Unimproved Farms 266317

Religious Statistics
Total Number of Churches 28
Number of Episcopal Churches 3
Number of Baptist Churches 11
Number of Methodist Churches 12
Number of Presbyterian Churches 2

Vital Statistics
Births in Year Ending June 1850 481
Marriages in Year Ending June 1850 N/A
Deaths in Year Ending June 1850 263

Miscellaneous Statistics
Number of Dwellings 2110
Persons Born Out of State But in the US 630
Persons Born Outside of the US 225

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