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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 663 people named Riter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Riter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 655 people named Riter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 88
  • 7% were disabled
  • 63 women had paying jobs
  • 5 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 179 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Swiss
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from New York