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Find more Nicols 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 110 less people named Nicols 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 776 people named Nicols in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% less people named Nicols in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 666 people named Nicols were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 93% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 60%, or 107 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • 39% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,272

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

  • 109 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 74 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Mississippi
  • 10% were born in foreign countries