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Find more Altman 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 82 more people named Altman 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 8,765 people named Altman in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Altman in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 8,847 people named Altman were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1% reported their race as other than white
  • 2,697 were children
  • 1,460 adults were unmarried
  • 797 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,494

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

  • 2,407 were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • Most mothers originated from South Carolina
  • 1,711 were born in foreign countries