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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 11,599 people named Covington in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Covington in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,848 people named Covington were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 3,465 were children
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 818 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,493

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

  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina
  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • 81 was born in foreign country
  • Most immigrants originated from United States