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What if you had a window into the history of your family? With historical records, you do. From home life to career, records help bring your relatives' experiences into focus. There were 395 people named Borenstein in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 22% more people named Borenstein in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 482 people named Borenstein were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • Although 49% were female, the most common name for males was Joseph
  • 27 owned their homes, valued on average at $14,071
  • 88 adults were unmarried

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As Borenstein families continued to grow, they left more tracks on the map:

  • 29 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 149 were first-generation Americans
  • 230 were born in foreign countries
  • Most fathers originated from Austria