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Find more Colter 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 600 less people named Colter 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 2,058 people named Colter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 29% less people named Colter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,458 people named Colter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $776
  • 63%, or 230 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 474 were children
  • 225 adults were unmarried

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

  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • 140 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in South Carolina
  • Most mothers originated from South Carolina