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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 2,482 people named Vélez in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 79% more people named Vélez in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 4,438 people named Vélez were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 2,493 were children
  • 4,443 reported their race as other than white
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 115
  • 8% owned their homes, valued on average at $796

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

  • They most commonly lived in Puerto Rico
  • 6 were first-generation Americans
  • 1 were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Cuba