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Find more Paltzer 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 31 more people named Paltzer 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 54 people named Paltzer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 57% more people named Paltzer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 85 people named Paltzer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 30% of adults were unmarried
  • 10 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,130
  • 29% of women had paying jobs
  • 4 were disabled

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Austria
  • 6 were born in foreign countries
  • 24 were first-generation Americans
  • 22 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940