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Find more Casper 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 1,405 less people named Casper 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 8,897 people named Casper in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Casper in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,492 people named Casper were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 744 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,940
  • Most common occupation was farmer
  • 1,266 adults were unmarried
  • 32% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 836 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 26% were first-generation Americans