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Find more Ballou 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 946 less people named Ballou 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 1,709 people named Ballou in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 55% less people named Ballou in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 763 people named Ballou were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 116 adults were unmarried
  • 102 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,464
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 50% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,464

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • 48 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 3% were born in foreign countries