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Find more Salas 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 45 less people named Salas 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 3,839 people named Salas in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Salas in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 3,794 people named Salas were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% reported their race as other than white
  • They typically took 12 weeks of vacation a year
  • 532 adults were unmarried
  • 3,710 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,341 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Spanish
  • Most mothers originated from Mexico
  • 517 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940