When Did Electricity Become Common in Homes?


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In the United States, electricity became common in homes in urban areas in the 1930s. Some people living in the country still did not have access to electricity at this time.

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When Did Electricity Become Common in Homes?
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When electricity became accessible to a large number of people in the 1930s, it allowed people to enjoy life's little luxuries, such as hot plates, waffle irons and electric stoves.

For many who enjoyed country living, electricity didn't come their way for a few more decades. However, these were the families that could have used electricity the most. It would have helped them complete the number of chores necessary to keep their farms thriving and healthy.

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