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Find more Picket 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 308 less people named Picket 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 1,139 people named Picket in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% less people named Picket in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 831 people named Picket were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 40 were disabled
  • 54 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,313
  • 93% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $617

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Native Language
  • 32 were born in foreign countries
  • 129 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3% were born in foreign countries