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Find more Layton 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 204 less people named Layton 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 9,892 people named Layton in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 2% less people named Layton in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 9,688 people named Layton were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • 16% of women had paying jobs
  • 1,047 owned their homes, valued on average at $2,948
  • The average annual income was $910
  • On average men worked 43 hours a week

Learn where they came from and where they went.

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

  • 1,784 migrated within the United States from 1935 to 1940
  • 248 were born in foreign countries
  • 3% were born in foreign countries
  • Most immigrants originated from Canada