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Find more Roome 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 58 more people named Roome 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 420 people named Roome in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Roome in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 478 people named Roome were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 5% reported their race as other than white
  • 25% were children
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 57%, or 78 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 58 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from Missouri
  • Most fathers originated from Missouri
  • 31 were born in foreign countries