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

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In 1940, 797 people named Strause were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year
  • 58%, or 102 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 207 were children
  • The average annual income was $968

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 39 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania
  • 5% were born in foreign countries