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Find more Arp 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 136 more people named Arp 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 1,661 people named Arp in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Arp in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,797 people named Arp were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 37 reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $852
  • 108 women had paying jobs

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

  • 25% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • 476 were first-generation Americans