Archives.com Releases 1940 Launch Statistics

05 Apr 2012

Archives.com released an interesting info graphic yesterday with some statistics about the 1940 census. The images take up 1 terabyte of storage. During launch day, there were 100,000 requests per minute, which slowed to 25,000 a minute through the night. More than 190,000 people spent more than ten minutes on the site, generating more than 3 million pay views. On day 2: 40.1 million hits during then peak period. No wonder we had trouble getting through!

1940 Census Launch Infographic