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Find more Troy 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 508 less people named Troy 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 4,539 people named Troy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Troy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,031 people named Troy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 57%, or 564 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 20% of women had paying jobs
  • The average annual income was $1,105
  • 12% reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 527 were born in foreign countries
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • 1,269 were first-generation Americans