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Find more Elk 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 33 less people named Elk 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 363 people named Elk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Elk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 330 people named Elk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 11% reported their race as other than white
  • Although 45% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • The average annual income was $971
  • 319 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 153 were first-generation Americans
  • 42% were first-generation Americans
  • 18% were born in foreign countries
  • 70 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940