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Find more Wilcox 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 1,189 less people named Wilcox 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 33,255 people named Wilcox in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% less people named Wilcox in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 32,066 people named Wilcox were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 50%, or 4,293 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 6% reported their race as other than white
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,230 were born in foreign countries
  • 4,346 were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 5,860 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940