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Census records are available in 10-year increments and go as far back as 1790. They offer information on the number of people living in an area at a particular time, property value, literacy and typically include their ethnic background, even whether or not they owned a radio!
Census records also have names, ages and citizenship status, these are available for 1930 and older.