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Find more Austin 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 1,649 more people named Austin 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 57,875 people named Austin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Austin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 59,524 people named Austin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 57%, or 8,506 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 13,570 reported their race as other than white
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 5,710 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,960 were born in foreign countries
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 5,896 were first-generation Americans