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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 288 people named Karpen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Karpen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 302 people named Karpen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 23% were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 94% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 284 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most mothers originated from Russia
  • Most fathers originated from Russia
  • 20 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish