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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 181 people named Behlen in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Behlen in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 207 people named Behlen were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 28% of adults were unmarried
  • 44 adults were unmarried
  • The average annual income was $1,278
  • 199 rented out rooms to boarders

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

  • Most fathers originated from Ohio
  • Most mothers originated from Ohio
  • 10% were born in foreign countries
  • 26 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940