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Find more Ballon 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 457 more people named Ballon 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 970 people named Ballon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 47% more people named Ballon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,427 people named Ballon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 28% were children
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,445

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

  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most mothers originated from Rhode Island
  • 214 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 11% were born in foreign countries