Some Civil War statistics

If you’ve ever wondered why the Civil War was fought,
or what role your ancestors
might have played,
you might want to look over these statistics.

State State Population Total Slaveholders
  Free Slave    % of pop.
AL 519,121 435,080 33,730 6.5%
AR 324,335 111,115 11,481 3.5%
DE Not CSA   587  
FL 78,679 61,745 5,152 6.5%
GA 505,088 462,198 41,084 8.1%
KY Not CSA   38,645  
LA 376,276 331,726 22,033 5.9%
MD Not CSA   13,783  
MS 354,674 436,631 30,943 8.7%
MO Not CSA   24,320  
NC 661,563 331,099 34,658 5.2%
SC 301,302 402,406 26,701 8.9%
TN 834,082 275,719 36,844 4.4%
TX 421,649 182,566 21,878 5.2%
VA 1,105,453 490,865 52,128 4.7%
Total 5,482,222 3,521,150 393,967 7.2%
Average       6%

 

State Held 1 Held 1-5
  slave slaves
         
AL 5,607 1.1% 16,390 3.2%
AR 2,339 0.7% 6,536 2.0%
DE 237   510  
FL 863 1.1% 2,518 3.2%
GA 6,713 1.3% 20,057 4.0%
KY 9,306   24,720  
LA 4,092 1.1% 11,545 3.1%
MD 4,119   9,188  
MS 4,856 1.4% 14,498 4.1%
MO 6,893   17,349  
NC 6,440 1.0% 18,316 2.8%
SC 3,763 1.2% 11,558 3.8%
TN 7,820 0.9% 21,715 2.6%
TX 4,593 1.1% 12,781 3.0%
VA 11,085 1.0% 28,588 2.6%
Total 78,726   216,269  
Average       3%

 

State Held 100- Held 500+
  499 slaves slaves
         
AL 344 0.07% 0 0.000%
AR 65 0.02% 1 0.000%
DE 0   0  
FL 47 0.06% 0 0.000%
GA 211 0.04% 8 0.002%
KY 7   0  
LA 543 0.14% 4 0.001%
MD 16   0  
MS 315 0.09% 1 0.000%
MO 4   0  
NC 133 0.02% 0 0.000%
SC 441 0.15% 8 0.003%
TN 47 0.01% 0 0.000%
TX 54 0.01% 0 0.000%
VA 114 0.01% 0 0.000%
Total 2341   22  
Average   0.051%   0.000%

 

State State Population CSA Non-Slaveholder Population
  Free Slave    
AL 519,121 435,080 485,391 93.5%
AR 324,335 111,115 312,854 96.5%
DE Not CSA      
FL 78,679 61,745 73,527 93.5%
GA 505,088 462,198 464,004 91.9%
KY Not CSA      
LA 376,276 331,726 354,243 94.1%
MD Not CSA      
MS 354,674 436,631 323,731 91.3%
MO Not CSA      
NC 661,563 331,099 626,905 94.8%
SC 301,302 402,406 274,601 91.1%
TN 834,082 275,719 797,238 95.6%
TX 421,649 182,566 399,771 94.8%
VA 1,105,453 490,865 1,053,325 95.3%
Total 5,482,222 3,521,150 5,165,590 94.2%
Average       94.2%
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