Uncover new information about your ancestors in the 1915 state census from South Dakota, in the northern Great Plains area of the United States. Learn new details about your ancestor and their families in the state in the early 20th century.

What can these records tell me?

There are over 575,000 records in this state census, and each entry represents a resident of the state. While the information for each person varies, South Dakota State Census 1915 typically includes:

  • First and last name
  • Marital status
  • Age
  • Birth year
  • Birth place/nationality
  • Years in state
  • Years in United States
  • Father’s birth place
  • Mother’s birth place
  • Discover more about South Dakota State Census 1915

    Located in the north and center of the country, South Dakota experienced a rapid increase in population in the beginning of the 20th century. Between 1910 and 1920, the population increased by more than 50,000 people. The state census, issued every 10 years, served the important role of counting the population of the state in between federal census years. This was a requirement for apportioning representation to the state legislature.

    These records are filled with fascinating details about your family members and their lives in South Dakota. Besides the facts provided in each record, the census allows you to place your ancestor in the state at this particular moment in time, a necessary step to continuing your genealogical research.

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