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Find more Missouri 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 51 more people named Missouri 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 112 people named Missouri in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 46% more people named Missouri in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 163 people named Missouri were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 12% owned their homes, valued on average at $288
  • 9 were disabled
  • The average annual income was $438
  • 18% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Texas
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Texas