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Find more Wakefield 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 112 less people named Wakefield 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 8,041 people named Wakefield in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Wakefield in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,929 people named Wakefield were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 729 reported their race as other than white
  • 6% were disabled
  • The average annual income was $1,009
  • 17% of women had paying jobs

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

  • 939 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940