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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 23 more
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There were 177 people named Goethals in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 13% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 200 people
named Goethals were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
24% of adults were unmarried
57 were children
46% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,515
On average men worked 45 hours a week
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