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Find more Tower 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 576 less people named Tower 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 3,260 people named Tower in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Tower in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,684 people named Tower were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 42 hours a week
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 52%, or 383 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 20% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • Most fathers originated from Indiana
  • 212 were born in foreign countries
  • 450 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940