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Find more Birk 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 56 less people named Birk 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 1,551 people named Birk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Birk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,495 people named Birk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 7 weeks of vacation a year
  • 184 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,686
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 40 reported their race as other than white

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German-Saxon
  • 199 were born in foreign countries
  • 250 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940