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Find more Goodband 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 12 less people named Goodband 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 25 people named Goodband in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 48% less people named Goodband in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 13 people named Goodband were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $1,433
  • 60%, or 3 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 38% were children

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

  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 36% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Michigan
  • 11 were first-generation Americans