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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 359 people named Pfenning in the 1930 U.S. Census. In 1940, there were 8% more people named Pfenning in the United States. What was life like for them?

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In 1940, 386 people named Pfenning were living in the United States. In a snapshot:

  • The average annual income was $1,008
  • 48% owned their homes, valued on average at $3,207
  • The youngest was 1 and the oldest was 83
  • 50%, or 53 people, lived in homes they rented

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

  • 13% were born in foreign countries
  • 48 were born in foreign countries
  • 160 were first-generation Americans
  • Most mothers originated from North Dakota