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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 173 people named Behning in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Behning in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 186 people named Behning were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • 17% of women had paying jobs
  • 71 were children
  • 21 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,705

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

  • The most common mother tongue was German
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • They most commonly lived in Iowa
  • 19 were born in foreign countries