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For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 46 more
named Schimek in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.
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There were 171 people named Schimek in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 27% more
in the United States. What was life like for them?
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In 1940, 217 people
named Schimek were living in the United States. In a snapshot:
51%, or 28 people, lived in homes they rented
98% rented out rooms to boarders
The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 84
27 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,962
Learn where they came from and where they went.
As Schimek families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:
39 were born in foreign countries
11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940