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The 1620 Census

1620 Census

A census was made in March of 1620. The overall population was around 2,302. Current and former indentured servants made up as much as 80% of the population in Virginia.

The census recorded 32 Africans living in Virginia, all of whom could have arrived on the White Lion and the Treasurer.

There is no record of any other Africans arriving in the colony between September 1619 and March 1620.

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