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Find more Bowers 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 1,766 less people named Bowers 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 35,913 people named Bowers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Bowers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 34,147 people named Bowers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $910
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 32,807 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 1,376 were disabled

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

  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 6,482 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania