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Find more Colon 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 6,050 less people named Colon 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 10,473 people named Colon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 58% less people named Colon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,423 people named Colon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 253 adults were unmarried
  • 96% rented out rooms to boarders
  • 71% reported their race as other than white
  • 13% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,484

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Puerto Rico
  • 148 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 170 were first-generation Americans
  • 1% were born in foreign countries