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Find more Collier 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 2,813 less people named Collier 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 24,242 people named Collier in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Collier in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 21,429 people named Collier were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 4,336 reported their race as other than white
  • 57%, or 3,032 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 2,130 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,637
  • 1,940 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2,099 were first-generation Americans
  • 765 were born in foreign countries
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Alabama