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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 9,795 people named Mclain in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 3% less people named Mclain in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,511 people named Mclain were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • For 4,771 females, Helen was the most common name
  • 969 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,811
  • 32% were children
  • 1,223 reported their race as other than white

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

  • 10% were first-generation Americans
  • 226 were born in foreign countries
  • They most commonly lived in Texas
  • 989 were first-generation Americans