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Find more Buchanon 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 426 more people named Buchanon 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 1,423 people named Buchanon in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 30% more people named Buchanon in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 1,849 people named Buchanon were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 33% were children
  • 59%, or 263 people, lived in homes they rented
  • 167 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,892
  • 317 reported their race as other than white

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

  • They most commonly lived in Alabama
  • 59 were born in foreign countries
  • 125 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from North Carolina