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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 130 people named Algar in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% more people named Algar in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 149 people named Algar were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 93% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 6 were disabled
  • On average men worked 40 hours a week
  • 16 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,944

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

  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 19 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 48 were born in foreign countries