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Find more Showalter 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 73 more people named Showalter 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 4,300 people named Showalter in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Showalter in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,373 people named Showalter were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 15% of women had paying jobs
  • 332 women had paying jobs
  • 4,239 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 565 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,998

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

  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 890 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 39 was born in foreign country
  • 7% were first-generation Americans