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Find more Hance 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 173 more people named Hance 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 2,241 people named Hance in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Hance in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 2,414 people named Hance were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,200
  • 779 were children
  • 166 reported their race as other than white
  • The average annual income was $990

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Tennessee
  • 307 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was German