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1940 US Census

 

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Address 44, Hoyt Street, Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States
 
Name Allie Gingell
Respondent Yes
Age 45
Estimated Birth Year abt 1895
Gender Female
Race White
Birthplace Connecticut
Marital Status Divorced
Relation to Head of House Head
Home in 1940 Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut
Street Hoyt Street
House Number 44
Farm No
Inferred Residence in 1935 Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut
Residence in 1935 Same House
Sheet Number 8A
Number of Household in Order of Visitation 160
Occupation Saleslady
Industry Dept Store
House Owned or Rented Rented
Value of Home or Monthly Rental if Rented 20
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed Elementary school, 8th grade
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census 43
Duration of Unemployment 0
Class of Worker Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939 52
Income 936
Income Other Sources No
 
Name Doris Rice Anderson
Age 31
Estimated Birth Year abt 1909
Gender Female
Race White
Birthplace Connecticut
Marital Status Divorced
Relation to Head of House Friend
Home in 1940 Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut
Street Hoyt Street
House Number 44
Inferred Residence in 1935 Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut
Residence in 1935 Same House
Sheet Number 8A
Occupation Saleslady
Industry Dept Store
Attended School or College No
Highest Grade Completed High School, 4th year
Hours Worked Week Prior to Census 43
Duration of Unemployment 0
Class of Worker Wage or salary worker in private work
Weeks Worked in 1939 52
Income 1444
Income Other Sources No
 
Reference ID 1940-usa-00006

The National Archives released the 1940 US Census to the public on 2nd April 2012, after a mandatory 72-year waiting period.

The 1940 US Census was taken in April 1940 (official date was 1st April, though entries were recorded throughout early April). The Federal government requires a census to be taken once every ten years for the apportionment of members of the U.S. House of Representatives. The first census was taken in 1790. Over the years, the format of census schedules changed and more questions were asked.

Besides name, age, relationship, and occupation, the 1940 US Census included questions about internal migration; employment status; participation in the New Deal Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC), Works Progress Administration (WPA), and National Youth Administration (NYA) programs; and years of education.

Note: Images from the 1940 US Census are courtesy of National Archives and Records Administration. You can search the entire 1940 US Census online at: ancestry.com/1940-census.

 

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