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Find more Riser 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 122 more people named Riser 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 1,632 people named Riser in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% more people named Riser in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,754 people named Riser were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 152 women had paying jobs
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 92
  • 51%, or 238 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 204 were first-generation Americans
  • 65 were born in foreign countries