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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 154 people named Hilfiker in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Hilfiker in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 187 people named Hilfiker were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was housewife
  • On average men worked 49 hours a week
  • 30 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,640

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

  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana
  • Most immigrants originated from Switzerland
  • 17 were born in foreign countries