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Find more Broom 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 405 less people named Broom 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 4,269 people named Broom in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Broom in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,864 people named Broom were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 58%, or 515 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 20% of adults were unmarried
  • 97% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 37% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,984

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 119 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • 993 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 3% were born in foreign countries