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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 187 people named Demerritt in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 38% less people named Demerritt in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 115 people named Demerritt were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was John
  • 17% of adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $686
  • 11 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,791

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

  • 21% were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Missouri
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • 14 were born in foreign countries