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Find more Brandon relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 1,117 less people named Brandon in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 11,077 people named Brandon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Brandon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,960 people named Brandon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 21% reported their race as other than white
  • 2,101 reported their race as other than white
  • 59%, or 1,411 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 38% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,696

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

  • 1,131 were first-generation Americans
  • 22% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 404 were born in foreign countries
  • 4% were born in foreign countries