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Find more Dorsett 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 237 less people named Dorsett 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 2,451 people named Dorsett in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 10% less people named Dorsett in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,214 people named Dorsett were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 57%, or 329 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 41% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,643
  • 238 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,643
  • 31% were children

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 66 were born in foreign countries
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • The most common mother tongue was Givmsh