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Find more Scott 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 6,677 more people named Scott 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 208,953 people named Scott in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Scott in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 215,630 people named Scott were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 58%, or 31,675 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 67,555 were children
  • 56,492 reported their race as other than white
  • The average annual income was $865

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 10,221 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 19% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 5% were born in foreign countries