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Find more Pomeroy 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 806 less people named Pomeroy 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 4,528 people named Pomeroy in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 18% less people named Pomeroy in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,722 people named Pomeroy were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 52% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 541 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,084
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 46%, or 467 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 16% were first-generation Americans
  • 230 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940