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Find more Jacober 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 77 more people named Jacober 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 237 people named Jacober in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 32% more people named Jacober in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 314 people named Jacober were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 44 hours a week
  • 29% of adults were unmarried
  • 30% were children
  • 55% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,633

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Russia
  • Most fathers originated from South Dakota
  • Most mothers originated from South Dakota
  • 23% were born in foreign countries