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Find more Hooten 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 183 less people named Hooten 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 1,948 people named Hooten in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% less people named Hooten in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,765 people named Hooten were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 38% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,058
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 98
  • 57%, or 242 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 618 were children

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

  • 8 were born in foreign countries
  • 89 were first-generation Americans
  • 5% were first-generation Americans
  • They most commonly lived in Indiana