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Find more Torres 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 6,265 less people named Torres 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 39,292 people named Torres in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 16% less people named Torres in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 33,027 people named Torres were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 77%, or 5,107 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 12% of women had paying jobs
  • They typically took 13 weeks of vacation a year
  • 1,658 adults were unmarried

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 4,684 were born in foreign countries
  • 1,722 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • Most immigrants originated from Mexico
  • Most mothers originated from Mexico