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

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In 1940, 178 people named Placencia were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 6% reported their race as other than white
  • 2% were disabled
  • 8 owned their homes, valued on average at $881
  • For 93 females, Beatrice was the most common name

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

  • 41 were first-generation Americans
  • The most common mother tongue was Spanish
  • 65 were born in foreign countries
  • 33% were first-generation Americans