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Find more Eldridge 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 880 more people named Eldridge 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 11,652 people named Eldridge in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Eldridge in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 12,532 people named Eldridge were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,295 reported their race as other than white
  • 54%, or 1,703 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1,316 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,523

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 408 were born in foreign countries
  • 2,313 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish