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Find more Dacey 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 18 less people named Dacey 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 1,160 people named Dacey in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Dacey in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,142 people named Dacey were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • Most common occupation was teacher
  • 6 reported their race as other than white
  • 56%, or 161 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,050

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

  • They most commonly lived in New Jersey
  • 11% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 167 were born in foreign countries
  • 14% were born in foreign countries