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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 10,112 people named Goode in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Goode in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,933 people named Goode were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 3,210 were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 58%, or 1,385 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in North Carolina
  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • 313 were born in foreign countries
  • 8% were first-generation Americans