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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 110 people named Waterloo in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 17% more people named Waterloo in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 129 people named Waterloo were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 127 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 12 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,785
  • They typically took 6 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most immigrants originated from Belgium
  • 15 were born in foreign countries
  • 14% were born in foreign countries