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Find more Richardson 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 7,158 more people named Richardson 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 117,711 people named Richardson in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% more people named Richardson in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 124,869 people named Richardson were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 119,551 rented out rooms to boarders
  • The average annual income was $845
  • 40,678 were children
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 108

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 24,117 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 10,789 were first-generation Americans