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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 25,466 people named Dyer in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% more people named Dyer in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 25,990 people named Dyer were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,827 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,033
  • 24,917 rented out rooms to boarders
  • Most common occupation was salesman
  • They typically took 9 weeks of vacation a year

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,173 were born in foreign countries
  • 5,235 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • Most immigrants originated from England