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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 489 people named Brodersen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Brodersen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 491 people named Brodersen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 61 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,741
  • 139 were children
  • They typically took 8 weeks of vacation a year
  • 39 women had paying jobs

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

  • 126 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa
  • Most immigrants originated from Germany
  • 203 were first-generation Americans