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Find more Highley 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 114 more people named Highley 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 926 people named Highley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% more people named Highley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,040 people named Highley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% were disabled
  • 1,011 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • The average annual income was $1,022

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

  • Most immigrants originated from England
  • 193 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Missouri
  • 4% were born in foreign countries