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Find more Hobson 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 1,032 less people named Hobson 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 9,124 people named Hobson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Hobson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,092 people named Hobson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,525 were children
  • 55%, or 1,099 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,028
  • The average annual income was $959

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Mississippi
  • 434 were born in foreign countries
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Indiana