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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 321 people named Espeland in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 6% less people named Espeland in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 303 people named Espeland were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The typical household was 3 people
  • The youngest was less than a year and the oldest was 83
  • 284 rented out rooms to boarders
  • 47% owned their homes, valued on average at $2,195

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

  • Most fathers originated from South Dakota
  • 50% were first-generation Americans
  • Most immigrants originated from Norway
  • 29% were born in foreign countries