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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 1,261 people named Dorgan in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Dorgan in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,303 people named Dorgan were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 1,243 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 70 were disabled
  • 150 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,662
  • The average annual income was $1,125

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

  • 149 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Gaelic
  • 173 were born in foreign countries
  • 14% were born in foreign countries