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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 287 people named Nishikawa in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% less people named Nishikawa in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 251 people named Nishikawa were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2 were disabled
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 62 adults were unmarried
  • 7 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,457

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Spanish
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • Most mothers originated from Japan
  • 115 were born in foreign countries