1940 Census -- Sixteenth Census of the United States

Schedule 1- Inhabitants in Washington, D.C.
State: D.C., Township: Precinct #10?, Tract 16?, Block #20
Supervisors District #1, Enumeration District #369, sheet #12B
Enumerated: April 26, 1940, Rose Marie Dalton, Enumerator (as of 4/1/1940)

Household #369 -- 4115 Third Street, NW

Hay, Robert H., Head, Own home worth $7,000 (was $10,000 in 1930), Not a farm, Male, White, age 57, Married, do Not attend school, highest grade of school was 1 year of college, born in Indiana, lived in same house a year ago, Employed, work 60 hours a week, Occupation: owner of a rubber stamp company
---, Alma E., wife of Head, Female, White, age 55, Married, do Not attend school, Highest year of school was 2 years of college, born in D.C., lived in same house a year ago, Not employed, occupation: none
---, Perry, son, Male, White, age 25, Single, do Not attend school, Highest grade of school was 4 years of college, born in D.C., lived in same house a year ago, Employed, work 72 hours a week, Occupation: second Lieutenant in the U. S. Army

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Notes: The homes on this page were valued at $6,000-$9,000, with rents at $55. The depression of the last decade has seen house prices fall 10-30%, but rents have remained steady.

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