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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 786 people named Poteat in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 20% more people named Poteat in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 943 people named Poteat were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 31% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,538
  • 249 reported their race as other than white
  • 21% of women had paying jobs
  • 913 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • 1% were born in foreign countries
  • 6 was first-generation American
  • 20% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 187 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940