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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 1,301 people named Schalk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Schalk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,316 people named Schalk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,540
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 45%, or 155 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 17% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from New York
  • 181 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 222 were born in foreign countries