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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 274 people named Opalka in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% more people named Opalka in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 289 people named Opalka were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 67 were children
  • 5% were disabled
  • 34 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,012
  • 277 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • The most common mother tongue was Swedish
  • 60% were first-generation Americans
  • 35 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940