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Find more Carper 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 1,167 more people named Carper 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 2,970 people named Carper in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 39% more people named Carper in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,137 people named Carper were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 252 reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 32% were children
  • The average annual income was $919

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • They most commonly lived in West Virginia
  • 2% were born in foreign countries