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Find more Belknap 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 170 less people named Belknap 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 2,152 people named Belknap in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% less people named Belknap in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,982 people named Belknap were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 294 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,075
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 21% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 272 were first-generation Americans
  • 50 were born in foreign countries
  • 377 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Ohio