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Find more Simmer 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 404 more people named Simmer 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 504 people named Simmer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 80% more people named Simmer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 908 people named Simmer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 95 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,073
  • The average annual income was $921
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • 95% rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 63 were born in foreign countries
  • 12% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 154 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940