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Find more Hanford 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 184 more people named Hanford 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 1,360 people named Hanford in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 14% more people named Hanford in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,544 people named Hanford were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 71 were disabled
  • 169 owned their homes, valued on average at $4,641
  • 42% owned their homes, valued on average at $4,641

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

  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • The most common mother tongue was Armenian
  • 57 were born in foreign countries
  • 4% were born in foreign countries