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Find more Blanchard relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 239 less people named Blanchard in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 20,811 people named Blanchard in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% less person named Blanchard in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 20,572 people named Blanchard were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% reported their race as other than white
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,259
  • 53%, or 2,804 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 1,829 women had paying jobs

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3,210 were first-generation Americans
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • 1,354 were born in foreign countries
  • 16% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940