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Find more Perking 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 76 more people named Perking 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 71 people named Perking in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 107% more people named Perking in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 147 people named Perking were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 29% of adults were unmarried
  • 10 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,510
  • 13 women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

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

  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • 13 were born in foreign countries
  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 32 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940