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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 1,595 people named Bennington in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 19% more people named Bennington in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,898 people named Bennington were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • On average men worked 43 hours a week
  • They typically took 10 weeks of vacation a year
  • The average annual income was $902
  • Although 51% were female, the most common name for males was Robert

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • 11% were first-generation Americans
  • 168 were first-generation Americans