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Find more Perk 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 470 more people named Perk 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 212 people named Perk in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 222% more people named Perk in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 682 people named Perk were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 184 were children
  • The average annual income was $1,051
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 101 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • They most commonly lived in Illinois
  • 18% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • The most common mother tongue was Navajo Indian