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Find more Berkus 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 59 more people named Berkus 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 43 people named Berkus in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 137% more people named Berkus in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 102 people named Berkus were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • 22% of women had paying jobs
  • The average annual income was $1,070

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

  • 7% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • 17 were first-generation Americans
  • 49% were born in foreign countries