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Find more Porton 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 451 more people named Porton 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 153 people named Porton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 295% more people named Porton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 604 people named Porton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 179 were children
  • The average annual income was $884
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 86
  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,849

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

  • They most commonly lived in California
  • 20% were born in foreign countries
  • 26% were first-generation Americans
  • 40 were first-generation Americans