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Find more Rentz 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 29 more people named Rentz 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 1,788 people named Rentz in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Rentz in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,817 people named Rentz were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 46% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,114
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 94
  • 6% reported their race as other than white
  • 72 were disabled

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

  • 6% were born in foreign countries
  • 357 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Ukrainian
  • They most commonly lived in Pennsylvania