Digital Data from 19th Century Census

If I wanted a digital copy of the census during the 19th century, how would I acquire a copy? Here, I want the data, not just to review online.

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  • As far as I know, even when the commercial companies index data they do not transcribe all the fields in the census and those commercial companies who digitize whole census reels don't usually index them at all. 

    You might try getting a digital copy of the census and then using OCR to index it yourself.  The accuracy won't be perfect at all, but it will be as close as you probably can get.