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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 105,933 people named Mcdonald in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% more people named Mcdonald in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 109,325 people named Mcdonald were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 11,058 owned their homes, valued on average at $3,137
  • 30% were children
  • 103,961 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 10,528 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 11,228 were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from New York
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada
  • 17% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940