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Find more Barstow 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 202 less people named Barstow 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 1,285 people named Barstow in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Barstow in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,083 people named Barstow were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 268 were children
  • 14 reported their race as other than white
  • 49% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,803
  • 113 women had paying jobs

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

  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • 65 were born in foreign countries