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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 44,043 people named Jennings in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 1% more person named Jennings in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 44,280 people named Jennings were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 17% reported their race as other than white
  • 6,740 adults were unmarried
  • Most common occupation was laborer
  • 4,636 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,244

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

  • 5,215 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from South Carolina
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 1,806 were born in foreign countries