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Find more Baxter 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 4,730 less people named Baxter 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 26,248 people named Baxter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Baxter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 21,518 people named Baxter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,040
  • 6,344 were children
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 888 were disabled

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in California
  • Most immigrants originated from Scotland
  • Most fathers originated from New York