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Find more Walz 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 165 more people named Walz 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 3,734 people named Walz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Walz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,899 people named Walz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 12 reported their race as other than white
  • 533 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,442
  • 1,093 were children
  • 376 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,421 were first-generation Americans
  • 479 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940