Asbury Park Data
Selected Historical Decennial Census Population and Housing Counts Bureau of the Census https://www.census.gov/prod/www/decennial.html
Provides links to online versions of selected historical reports. Reports are available in different formats (PDF, TXT and HTML) but no multiple copies of reports.
Current Population Reports and Other Population Reports Index
Provides a convenient listing of Current Population Reports back to 1947, based on the Subject Index to Current Population Reports and Other Population Report Series.
Historical Census Browser, 1790-1960 University of Virginia and ICPSR http://mapserver.lib.virginia.edu/
Provides selected national, state, and county statistics through a user-friendly forms interface. Earliest censuses include total population, age, sex, free or slave. Beginning with 1840 additional details for occupation, education, churches, mortality, and wealth are available.
Integrated Public Use Microdata Series (IPUMS) University of Minnesota http://www.ipums.umn.edu/
Provides access to PUMS data of the Decennial Census for 1850-1990. Data can be downloaded in compressed format, and recoding permits users to compare various years.
Historical Statistics on the Foreign Born Population of the United States: 1850-1990 Bureau of the Census http://www.census.gov/population/www/documentation/twps0029/twps0029.html
Tables include country of birth, mother tongue, race, age and sex at the national level. Also provides nativity data (foreign or native born) for metropolitan areas, counties, and 50 large urban areas.
Population of the 100 Largest Cities and Other Urban Places in the United States: 1790-1990 Bureau of the Census http://www.census.gov/population/www/documentation/twps0027/twps0027.html
Cities ranked by population size, beginning with 24 urban areas in 1790 up to 100 areas in 1990.
Provides raw data files for manipulation and analysis. Browse from http://www.icpsr.umich.edu/ICPSR/access/subject.html, Census Enumerations: Historical and Contemporary Population Characteristics.