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Find more Hicks 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 2,630 more people named Hicks 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 69,885 people named Hicks in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 4% more people named Hicks in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 72,515 people named Hicks were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was farm laborer
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • The average annual income was $787

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 14,610 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina
  • 2% were born in foreign countries