1930-1939

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Fast Facts: What was the world like in the 1930’s?

  • Population: 123,188,000 in 48 states 
  • Life Expectancy: Male, 58.1; Female, 61.6 
  • Average salary: $1,368 
  • Unemployment rises to 25% 
  • Huey Long propses a guaranteed annual income of $2,500 
  • Car Sales: 2,787,400 
  • Food Prices: Milk, 14 cents a qt.; Bread, 9 cents a loaf; Round Steak, 42 cents a pound

What was NIBA like?

1930s

Historical Fast Facts gathered from http://kclibrary.lonestar.edu/decade20.html