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Find more Downtown 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 7 more people named Downtown 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 6 people named Downtown in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 117% more people named Downtown in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 13 people named Downtown were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1 woman had paying job
  • 100% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 46% were children
  • 67% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,250

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 2 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from Kentucky
  • They most commonly lived in Kentucky
  • 33% were first-generation Americans