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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 779 people named Carsten in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Carsten in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 678 people named Carsten were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 643 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Germany
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 256 were first-generation Americans
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940