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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 751 people named Hempstead in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Hempstead in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 658 people named Hempstead were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 7% reported their race as other than white
  • 46%, or 90 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 14% of women had paying jobs
  • 45 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 127 were first-generation Americans
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois