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Find more Perks 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 184 more people named Perks 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 806 people named Perks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% more people named Perks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 990 people named Perks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 32% were children
  • 24% of adults were unmarried
  • 95 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,535
  • 950 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from England
  • 124 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from England
  • Most immigrants originated from England