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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 2,645 people named Sperling in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Sperling in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,689 people named Sperling were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • The average annual income was $1,167
  • 284 women had paying jobs
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 89

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Jewish
  • 25% were born in foreign countries
  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 1,058 were first-generation Americans