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Find more Broadwater 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 76 less people named Broadwater 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 1,450 people named Broadwater in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 5% less people named Broadwater in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,374 people named Broadwater were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $799
  • Most common occupation was farm operator
  • 12% of women had paying jobs
  • 50%, or 158 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Maryland
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 9 was born in foreign country