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Find more Stanger 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 165 more people named Stanger 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 1,653 people named Stanger in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% more people named Stanger in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,818 people named Stanger were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 49%, or 227 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 291 adults were unmarried
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 96
  • 16% of women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 204 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Pennsylvania
  • 456 were first-generation Americans
  • 14% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940