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Find more Chalmers 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 18 more people named Chalmers 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 3,341 people named Chalmers in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Chalmers in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,359 people named Chalmers were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 598 reported their race as other than white
  • 56%, or 497 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 5% were disabled
  • 897 were children

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

  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 19% were born in foreign countries
  • The most common mother tongue was Greek
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania