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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 585 people named Laning in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 0% more people named Laning in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 586 people named Laning were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 22% of adults were unmarried
  • For 300 females, Pearl was the most common name
  • On average men worked 41 hours a week
  • 45% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,426

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • Most mothers originated from Illinois
  • 17% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Holland
  • 6% were born in foreign countries