1940 Census Status Update: Where to Find Records for Your Ancestor’s State

By Diane Haddad

Ancestry.com:

  • Complete: Alabama, American Samoa, Arizona, California, Colorado, Connecticut, Delaware, District of Columbia, Florida, Georgia, Guam, Hawaii, Illinois, Indiana, Kansas, Kentucky, Maine, Massachusetts, Missouri, Montana, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, New Jersey, New Mexico, New York, North Carolina, Ohio, Oklahoma, Oregon, Panama Canal Zone, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Dakota, Tennessee, Texas, Utah, Vermont, Virgin Islands, Virginia, Washington, West Virginia, Wisconsin, Wyoming
  • Almost complete: Alaska, Arkansas, Idaho, Iowa, Mississippi, North Dakota
  • Next up: Maryland, Minnesota, Puerto Rico, South Carolina

FamilySearch:

  • Alabama
  • Colorado
  • Delaware
  • Florida
  • Kansas
  • Louisiana
  • Mississippi
  • Oklahoma
  • Oregon
  • Pennsylvania
  • Virginia

MyHeritage: Records for all states are available now, as is an index to Bristol County, RI

National Archives: all states available