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Find more Scanlin relatives and grow your tree by exploring billions of historical records. Taken every decade since 1790, the U.S. Federal Census can tell you a lot about your family. For example, from 1930 to 1940 there were 91 less people named Scanlin in the United States — and some of them are likely related to you.

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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 391 people named Scanlin in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 23% less people named Scanlin in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 300 people named Scanlin were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 24% of women had paying jobs
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,651
  • 21% were children
  • 2 reported their race as other than white

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 9% migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 7% were born in foreign countries
  • Most mothers originated from Ireland
  • 136 were first-generation Americans