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Find more Woodson 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 730 more people named Woodson 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 8,883 people named Woodson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Woodson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,613 people named Woodson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 844 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,561
  • The average annual income was $753
  • 432 were disabled
  • 3,042 were children

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

  • 89 was born in foreign country
  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Italian
  • They most commonly lived in Texas