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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 60 people named Shorp in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2607% more people named Shorp in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,624 people named Shorp were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 43% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,906
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 9% reported their race as other than white
  • 174 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,906

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

  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Illinois
  • 4 were first-generation Americans
  • 2 were born in foreign countries