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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 251 people named Allens in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 192% more people named Allens in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 732 people named Allens were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 59%, or 106 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 94 adults were unmarried
  • 173 reported their race as other than white
  • 36% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,953

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 5 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Texas
  • 27 were first-generation Americans
  • 2% were born in foreign countries