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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 262 people named Maclay in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 9% more people named Maclay in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 285 people named Maclay were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 49%, or 41 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $5,296
  • Most common occupation was clerk
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 86

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

  • 9% were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in New York
  • 18% were first-generation Americans
  • 48 were first-generation Americans