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Find more Simmons 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 933 more people named Simmons 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 88,165 people named Simmons in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Simmons in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 89,098 people named Simmons were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 36% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,524
  • 7,786 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,524

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • 2,476 were born in foreign countries