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Find more Jenkins 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 9,265 more people named Jenkins 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 97,456 people named Jenkins in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Jenkins in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 106,721 people named Jenkins were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 36,187 were children
  • The average annual income was $770
  • 9,271 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,632
  • 21% of adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • 2,822 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from South Carolina