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Find more Baum 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 697 less people named Baum 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 10,132 people named Baum in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Baum in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,435 people named Baum were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96
  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,969

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 2,937 were first-generation Americans
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York