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Find more Jackson 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 17,849 more people named Jackson 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 303,318 people named Jackson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Jackson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 321,167 people named Jackson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 47% reported their race as other than white
  • For 162,608 females, Annie was the most common name
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 34,684 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 24,283 were first-generation Americans
  • 8% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940