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Find more Royster 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 459 less people named Royster 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 3,122 people named Royster in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 15% less people named Royster in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,663 people named Royster were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $760
  • 5% were disabled
  • 1,442 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • 94 were first-generation Americans