1930s - Net migration to the U.S. is negative - more people leave the country than come to the U.S.
1930s - Unemployment averaged 18%.
1933 - One-fourth of workers were out of work.
1929-1932 - one third of farmers lose their land; housing starts fell 90%; the stock market fell 90%; wages fell by 66%. 1929-1933 - marriage rate down 22%; divorce rate down 25%; birth rate down 15%.
In 1935, Gallup found that 60% of Americans thought the government was doing too much about the Depression. But 89% were in favor old age pensions for the needy.