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Find more Blackmon 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 79 more people named Blackmon 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 2,884 people named Blackmon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Blackmon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,963 people named Blackmon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 18% of women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 63%, or 429 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 76 were first-generation Americans
  • 685 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina
  • 3% were first-generation Americans