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Find more Hilley 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 175 more people named Hilley 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 837 people named Hilley in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 21% more people named Hilley in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,012 people named Hilley were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $870
  • 23% of adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 80 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 25% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940