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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 22 people named Metropolis in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 55% more people named Metropolis in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 34 people named Metropolis were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,000
  • 1 was disabled
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • 48% of adults were unmarried

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

  • 12 were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Greek
  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • Most fathers originated from Greece