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Find more Kruse 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 1,038 less people named Kruse 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 11,188 people named Kruse in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Kruse in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 10,150 people named Kruse were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • 49%, or 1,302 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,329 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,219

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 1,427 were born in foreign countries
  • 13% were born in foreign countries