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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 111 people named Rates in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 122% more people named Rates in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 246 people named Rates were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 9% reported their race as other than white
  • 25 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,709
  • 25% of adults were unmarried
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 29 were first-generation Americans
  • 22 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Georgia
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada