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Find more Salter 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 220 less people named Salter 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 6,937 people named Salter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Salter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 6,717 people named Salter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 563 women had paying jobs
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 5% were disabled
  • 41% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,863

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

  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Georgia
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 7% were born in foreign countries