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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 99 people named Karppinen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 26% more people named Karppinen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 125 people named Karppinen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 36% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 46 hours a week
  • 13 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,938
  • 2% were disabled

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

  • Most fathers originated from Finland
  • 24 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 37 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Armenian