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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 140 people named Metton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 94% more people named Metton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 272 people named Metton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 60%, or 40 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 20% reported their race as other than white
  • Although 47% were female, the most common name for males was James
  • 37% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,882

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

  • 3% were first-generation Americans
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 4 were first-generation Americans
  • Most fathers originated from North Carolina