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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 964 people named Hofstetter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Hofstetter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 921 people named Hofstetter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46%, or 109 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 98% rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 89 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 124 were born in foreign countries
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Switzerland
  • The most common mother tongue was Swiss