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Find more Newton 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 1,268 more people named Newton 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 38,320 people named Newton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Newton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 39,588 people named Newton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 54%, or 5,419 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 21% of adults were unmarried
  • 4,251 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,032
  • 5,214 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • 1,663 were born in foreign countries
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940