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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 1,193 people named Dahlen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 12% less people named Dahlen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,046 people named Dahlen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 83 women had paying jobs
  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 53% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,940
  • 1 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 13% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most fathers originated from Sweden
  • 22% were born in foreign countries
  • 524 were first-generation Americans