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Find more Cordes 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 206 less people named Cordes 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 3,562 people named Cordes in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Cordes in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,356 people named Cordes were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 48%, or 431 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 51% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,883
  • 3,249 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 54 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 500 were born in foreign countries
  • 14% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940