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Find more Scarbough 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 58 more people named Scarbough 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 355 people named Scarbough in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% more people named Scarbough in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 413 people named Scarbough were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 39 women had paying jobs
  • 393 rented out rooms to boarders
  • For 209 females, Margaret was the most common name
  • 41% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,276

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

  • 23% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from United States
  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • 1% were born in foreign countries