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Find more Kerster 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 241 more people named Kerster 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 41 people named Kerster in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 588% more people named Kerster in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 282 people named Kerster were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • 55% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,692
  • The average annual income was $1,186
  • 99 were children

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

  • 42 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois