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50. Population by Selected Ancestry Group and Region

[As of April 1 (1,119 represents 1,119,000). Covers persons who reported single and multiple ancestry groups. Persons who reported a multiple ancestry group may be included in more than one category. Major classifications of ancestry groups do not represent strict geographic or cultural definitions. Ancestry data for 1980 are not entirely comparable with 1990 data. Based on a sample and subject to sampling variability; see text, this section] NORTHEAST: Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New York, New Jersey, and Pennsylvania. MIDWEST: Ohio, Indiana, Illinois, Michigan, Wisconsin, Minnesota, Iowa, Missouri, North Dakota, South Dakota, Nebraska, and Kansas. SOUTH: Delaware, Maryland, District of Columbia, Virginia, West Virginia, North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Florida, Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas. WEST: Montana, Idaho, Wyoming, Colorado, New Mexico, Arizona, Utah, Nevada, Washington, Oregon, California, Alaska, and Hawaii]

 
1980 1990 1990
PERCENT DISTRIBUTION NUMBER PERCENT DISTRIBUTION
BY REGION (1,000) BY REGION
ANCESTRY GROUP Total -
(1,000) North- Total North- Mid- South West North- Mid- South West
east Midwest South West east west east west
 
European: 1
  Austrian 949 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 865 329 183 165 187 38 21 19 22
  British (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 1,119 188 196 440 295 17 18 39 26
  Croatian 253 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 544 115 236 106 87 21 43 20 16
  Czech 1,892 18 49 18 15 1,296 129 671 291 205 10 52 22 16
  Czechoslovakian (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 315 72 103 69 71 23 33 22 22
  Danish 1,518 9 38 10 43 1,635 146 555 195 739 9 34 12 45
  Dutch 6,304 18 35 26 20 6,227 1,020 2,124 1,780 1,303 16 34 29 21
  English 49,598 16 23 40 21 32,652 5,873 7,294 11,375 8,110 18 22 35 25
  European 175 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 467 64 78 144 181 14 17 31 39
  Finnish 616 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 659 95 311 74 179 14 47 11 27
  French 2 12,892 26 27 27 19 10,321 2,637 2,641 2,964 2,078 26 26 29 20
  German 49,224 19 41 22 18 57,947 9,929 22,477 14,630 10,911 17 39 25 19
  Greek 960 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,110 413 256 235 207 37 23 21 19
  Hungarian 1,777 39 33 13 14 1,582 564 505 262 252 36 32 17 16
  Irish 40,166 24 26 32 18 38,736 9,420 9,643 12,951 6,721 24 25 33 17
  Italian 12,184 57 16 13 14 14,665 7,504 2,430 2,473 2,258 51 17 17 15
  Latvian 92 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 100 33 27 19 22 33 27 18 22
  Lithuanian 743 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 812 353 228 127 104 43 28 16 13
  Norwegian 3,454 7 55 7 31 3,869 241 2,000 369 1,259 6 52 10 33
  Polish 8,228 41 38 11 10 9,366 3,500 3,469 1,362 1,036 37 37 15 11
  Portuguese 1,024 50 3 6 41 1,153 564 30 91 469 49 3 8 41
  Romanian 315 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 366 123 96 65 82 34 26 18 22
  Russian 2,781 48 17 16 19 2,953 1,292 474 546 641 44 16 18 22
  Scandinavian 475 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 679 53 222 101 303 8 33 15 45
  Scotch-Irish (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 5,618 772 1,079 2,616 1,150 14 19 47 20
  Scottish 10,049 19 23 35 24 5,394 1,088 1,135 1,768 1,401 20 21 33 26
  Serbian 101 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 117 26 59 14 18 23 50 12 15
  Slovak 777 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,883 759 648 272 203 40 34 14 11
  Slovene 126 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 124 20 81 11 13 16 65 9 10
  Swedish 4,345 15 43 12 31 4,681 670 1,859 671 1,481 14 40 14 32
  Swiss 982 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,045 171 378 181 315 16 36 17 30
  Ukrainian 730 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 741 374 163 105 99 51 22 14 13
  Welsh 1,665 25 27 22 27 2,034 447 493 545 549 22 24 27 27
  Yugoslavian 360 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 258 60 73 31 95 23 28 12 37
 
Central & South America 3 and Spain:
  Cuban (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 860 157 29 594 79 18 3 69 9
  Dominican (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 506 436 6 53 10 86 1 10 2
  Hispanic 4 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,113 149 62 347 555 13 6 31 50
  Mexican (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 11,587 143 1,021 3,774 6,649 1 9 33 57
  Puerto Rican (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,955 1,290 210 293 162 66 11 15 8
  Salvadoran (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 499 67 9 115 309 13 2 23 62
  Spanish (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 2,024 331 158 615 920 16 8 30 45
 
West Indian: 1
  Haitian 90 72 4 21 2 290 158 7 117 7 55 2 41 2
  Jamaican 253 70 6 18 5 435 257 21 133 24 59 5 31 6
  West Indian (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 159 104 7 35 12 65 4 22 8
 
North Africa and Southwest Asia:
  Arab 93 19 29 21 30 127 26 36 30 36 20 29 23 28
  Armenian 213 39 14 5 42 308 89 32 24 163 29 11 8 53
  Iranian 123 17 15 26 42 236 35 22 55 123 15 9 23 52
  Lebanese 295 31 27 26 16 394 111 101 108 74 28 26 27 19
  Syrian 107 47 20 18 15 130 56 25 26 23 43 19 20 18
 
Subsaharan Africa:
  African 204 33 19 33 1 246 71 40 92 43 29 16 37 18
 
Asia:
  Asian Indian (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 570 181 108 146 136 32 19 26 24
  Chinese (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,505 374 119 185 827 25 8 12 55
  Filipino (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,451 150 127 182 992 10 9 13 68
  Japanese (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,005 90 85 108 723 9 8 11 72
  Korean (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 837 180 119 169 368 22 14 20 44
  Vietnamese (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 536 50 45 149 292 9 8 28 54
 
North America:
  Acadian/Cajun (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 668 10 16 609 33 1 2 91 5
  Afro-American (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 23,777 3,658 4,875 12,936 2,308 15 21 54 10
  American Indian (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 8,708 754 1,907 4,086 1,961 9 22 47 23
  American 13,299 (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 12,396 1,275 2,205 7,558 1,358 10 18 61 11
  Canadian 456 42 19 15 23 550 185 101 113 151 34 18 21 28
  French Canadian 780 47 23 13 17 2,167 973 437 423 334 45 20 20 15
  Pennsylvania German (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 306 164 77 32 32 54 25 11 10
  United States (X) (X) (X) (X) (X) 644 101 114 342 86 16 18 53 13
  White (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) (NA) 1,800 121 231 946 502 7 13 53 28


X Not applicable. Z Less than .05 percent.
1 Non-Hispanic groups.
2 Excludes French Basque.
3 Hispanic groups.
4 A general type of response which may encompass several ancestry groups.

Source: U.S. Census Bureau, 1980 Census of Population, Supplementary Report, series PC80-S1-10 and 1990 Census of Population, Supplementary Reports, Detailed Ancestry Groups for States (1990 CP-S-1-2).

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These tables are based on figures supplied by the United States Census Bureau, U.S. Department of Commerce and are subject to revision by the Census Bureau.

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