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Find more Schlenter 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 more people named Schlenter 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 35 people named Schlenter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 629% more people named Schlenter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 255 people named Schlenter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 125 females, Grace was the most common name
  • The average annual income was $1,267
  • 58% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,716
  • 39%, or 28 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 57% were first-generation Americans
  • 31% were born in foreign countries
  • 11 were born in foreign countries
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940