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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 24 people named Atkens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 558% more people named Atkens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 158 people named Atkens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 37% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,920
  • 29% were children
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • For 84 females, Mary was the most common name

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

  • 8% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2 were born in foreign countries