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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 1,972 people named Ortez in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 61% less people named Ortez in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 772 people named Ortez were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • They typically took 14 weeks of vacation a year
  • 7% owned their homes, valued on average at $1,150
  • 9 owned their homes, valued on average at $1,150
  • 771 rented out rooms to boarders

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Mexico
  • 32% were born in foreign countries
  • 622 were born in foreign countries
  • 614 were first-generation Americans