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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 157 people named Westgard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 24% more people named Westgard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 195 people named Westgard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 49%, or 23 people, lived in homes they rented
  • Although 53% were female, the most common name for males was Carl
  • The average annual income was $1,152

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

  • The most common mother tongue was Norwegian
  • 39 were born in foreign countries
  • 51% were first-generation Americans
  • 25% were born in foreign countries