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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 15,596 people named Ruiz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Ruiz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 13,858 people named Ruiz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $589
  • 74%, or 2,067 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,155 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from Mexico
  • 23% were born in foreign countries
  • 3,518 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Mexico