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Find more Volk 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 523 less people named Volk 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 4,747 people named Volk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 11% less people named Volk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,224 people named Volk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50%, or 516 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 6 reported their race as other than white
  • 498 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,741
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 99

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 809 were born in foreign countries
  • 1,995 were first-generation Americans
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania