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Find more Power 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 532 less people named Power 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 8,157 people named Power in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 7% less people named Power in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 7,625 people named Power were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 389 reported their race as other than white
  • 758 women had paying jobs
  • 1,509 adults were unmarried
  • 55%, or 1,044 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,874 were first-generation Americans
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most mothers originated from Kentucky
  • 1,006 were born in foreign countries