The 1950 U.S. census contained 20 questions, with additional supplemental questions being sent to 5 percent of the population, such as the number of the home or apartment and what state the resident was born in. There were fewer questions on the 1950 census than on the 1940 census.Continue Reading
Further questions on the census included:
The last five questions on the census form were aimed at those over 14 years old only, and were mainly employment-related.
The supplemental questions included:
Much like the standard census questions, a number of the supplemental questions were specifically aimed at those over 14 years old, and included queries as to whether a person had served in the armed forces, and how much they may have received from financial dividends, rents or pensions.Learn more about US Government