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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 1,022 people named Joplin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Joplin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,051 people named Joplin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 48% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 37% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,474
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • The average annual income was $823

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

  • 7% were first-generation Americans
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Missouri
  • 27% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940