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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 1,032 people named Balfour in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Balfour in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,038 people named Balfour were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 27% were children
  • 44% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,132
  • 99 women had paying jobs
  • 11% reported their race as other than white

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

  • Most mothers originated from Mississippi
  • 23% were born in foreign countries
  • 15% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 307 were first-generation Americans