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Find more Balzer 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 115 less people named Balzer 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 1,623 people named Balzer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Balzer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,508 people named Balzer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 201 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,609
  • 133 women had paying jobs
  • Although 50% were female, the most common name for males was George
  • On average men worked 44 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 278 were born in foreign countries
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 627 were first-generation Americans
  • 39% were first-generation Americans