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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 150 people named Shofer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 573% more people named Shofer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,009 people named Shofer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 272 were children
  • 973 rented out rooms to boarders
  • On average men worked 45 hours a week
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 183 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Hungary
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940