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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 79 people named Zimm in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 76% more people named Zimm in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 139 people named Zimm were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 21 adults were unmarried
  • 135 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 35% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,746

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 36 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Polish
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • 26% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940