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Find more Sims 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 1,000 more people named Sims 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 44,512 people named Sims in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Sims in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 45,512 people named Sims were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,765 were disabled
  • 4,129 women had paying jobs
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,279
  • 14,388 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Russian
  • 21% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 2% were born in foreign countries
  • 2,746 were first-generation Americans