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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 83 people named Opelt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 61% more people named Opelt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 134 people named Opelt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • The average annual income was $767
  • 40% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,786

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Slovak
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940