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Find more Adkins relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 1,720 more people named Adkins in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 28,808 people named Adkins in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Adkins in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 30,528 people named Adkins were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,727 women had paying jobs
  • 40% were children
  • 2,539 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people

Learn where they came from and where they went.

As Adkins families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia
  • Most fathers originated from Virginia
  • 3% were first-generation Americans