| [An Analysis of] Census of
County of Westchester, 1845
This record is a statistical compilation, summarizing the data
compiled in the New York State Census of 1845 for Westchester County.
It lays out all the demographic features for each of the 22 communities
in Westchester at the time. Although it does not include individual
names or personal information, it provides valuable data on the
total number of residents and the number of residents falling into
various categories, such as race, gender, citizenship status, eligibility
for military service, etc. In addition, it shows how many acres
of land were improved for cultivation, as well as the amount of
acreage dedicated to particular crops. It also includes the value
of goods produced by various businesses and the number of tradesmen
and professionals in each community. It is an excellent snapshop
of life in Westchester in 1845.
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