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Find more Placek 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 26 more people named Placek 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 597 people named Placek in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Placek in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 623 people named Placek were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • 29% were children
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 83
  • 49%, or 72 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Poland
  • 306 were first-generation Americans
  • 141 were born in foreign countries