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Find more Ruse 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 2,580 more people named Ruse 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 2,455 people named Ruse in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 105% more people named Ruse in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 5,035 people named Ruse were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 428 women had paying jobs
  • The average annual income was $839
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • 56%, or 699 people, lived in homes they rented

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 18% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Wales
  • Most mothers originated from Georgia