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Find more Benkert 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 61 more people named Benkert 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 492 people named Benkert in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Benkert in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 553 people named Benkert were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 537 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86
  • The average annual income was $1,234
  • 93 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,551

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

  • 76 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 164 were first-generation Americans
  • 15% were born in foreign countries
  • 73 were born in foreign countries