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Find more Richter 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 710 less people named Richter 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 16,728 people named Richter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Richter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 16,018 people named Richter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,462 women had paying jobs
  • 5% were disabled
  • 15,490 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 2,323 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 6,274 were first-generation Americans