Distribution of Different American Ancestries and Ethnic Groups

The ancestries and ethnic groups are clustered generally by geography. Many of these categorizations are not exclusionary and include people who listed several ancestry origin.; for example, someone could be considered hispanic on top any combinination of the other groups.

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African

Note that the survey questions ask for race such as Black separately from ethnicity (subsaharan African), so there will not be a clean match because of the complexity of ancestry and self identification.

Black Race
Subsaharan African
Subsaharan African: African
Subsaharan African: Cape Verdean
Subsaharan African: Ethiopian
Subsaharan African: Ghanaian
Subsaharan African: Kenyan
Subsaharan African: Liberian
Subsaharan African: Nigerian
Subsaharan African: Other Subsaharan African
Subsaharan African: Senegalese
Subsaharan African: Sierra Leonean
Subsaharan African: Somali
Subsaharan African: South African
Subsaharan African: Sudanese
Subsaharan African: Ugandan
Subsaharan African: Zimbabwean

Caribbean

West Indian (except Hispanic groups)
West Indian (except Hispanic groups): Bahamian
West Indian (except Hispanic groups): Barbadian
West Indian (except Hispanic groups): Belizean
West Indian (except Hispanic groups): Bermudan
West Indian (except Hispanic groups): British West Indian
West Indian (except Hispanic groups): Dutch West Indian
West Indian (except Hispanic groups): Haitian
West Indian (except Hispanic groups): Jamaican
West Indian (except Hispanic groups): Other West Indian
West Indian (except Hispanic groups): Trinidadian and Tobagonian
West Indian (except Hispanic groups): U.S. Virgin Islander
West Indian (except Hispanic groups): West Indian

East Asian

Asian Race
Chinese, except Taiwanese
Japanese
Korean
Mongolian
Okinawan
Other Asian, not specified
Other Asian, specified
Taiwanese

European

Albanian
Alsatian
Armenian
Austrian
Basque
Belgian
British
Bulgarian
Carpatho Rusyn
Celtic
Croatian
Cypriot
Czech
Czechoslovakian
Danish
Dutch
Eastern European
English
Estonian
European
Finnish
French (except Basque)
French Canadian
German
German Russian
Greek
Hungarian
Icelander
Irish
Italian
Latvian
Lithuanian
Luxembourger
Macedonian
Maltese
Northern European
Norwegian
Pennsylvania German
Polish
Portuguese
Romanian
Russian
Scandinavian
Scotch-Irish
Scottish
Serbian
Slavic
Slovak
Slovene
Soviet Union
Swedish
Swiss
Ukrainian
White (Including Hispanic)
White (Non-Hispanic)
Welsh
Yugoslavian

Hispanic

Note that the survey questions relating to hispanic identification is usually asked separate of other ancestry questions, so people can be represented multiple times.

Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino: Central American
Hispanic or Latino: Central American: Costa Rican
Hispanic or Latino: Central American: Guatemalan
Hispanic or Latino: Central American: Honduran
Hispanic or Latino: Central American: Nicaraguan
Hispanic or Latino: Central American: Other Central American
Hispanic or Latino: Central American: Panamanian
Hispanic or Latino: Central American: Salvadoran
Hispanic or Latino: Cuban
Hispanic or Latino: Dominican (Dominican Republic)
Hispanic or Latino: Mexican
Hispanic or Latino: Other Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino: Other Hispanic or Latino: All other Hispanic or Latino
Hispanic or Latino: Other Hispanic or Latino: Spaniard
Hispanic or Latino: Other Hispanic or Latino: Spanish
Hispanic or Latino: Other Hispanic or Latino: Spanish American
Hispanic or Latino: Puerto Rican
Hispanic or Latino: South American
Hispanic or Latino: South American: Argentinean
Hispanic or Latino: South American: Bolivian
Hispanic or Latino: South American: Chilean
Hispanic or Latino: South American: Colombian
Hispanic or Latino: South American: Ecuadorian
Hispanic or Latino: South American: Other South American
Hispanic or Latino: South American: Paraguayan
Hispanic or Latino: South American: Peruvian
Hispanic or Latino: South American: Uruguayan
Hispanic or Latino: South American: Venezuelan

Middle-Eastern

Afghan
Arab
Arab: Arab
Arab: Egyptian
Arab: Iraqi
Arab: Jordanian
Arab: Lebanese
Arab: Moroccan
Arab: Other Arab
Arab: Palestinian
Arab: Syrian
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac
Iranian
Israeli
Turkish

Native American

Alaska Native tribes
Alaska Native tribes, Not Specified
Alaska Native tribes: Alaskan Athabascan
Alaska Native tribes: Aleut
Alaska Native tribes: Inupiat
Alaska Native tribes: Tlingit-Haida
Alaska Native tribes: Tsimshian
Alaska Native tribes: Yup'ik
American Indian or Alaska Native tribes, not specified
American Indian tribes
American Indian tribes, Not Specified
American Indian tribes: All other American Indian tribes (with only one tribe reported)
American Indian tribes: Apache
American Indian tribes: Arapaho
American Indian tribes: Blackfeet
American Indian tribes: Canadian and French American Indian
American Indian tribes: Central American Indian
American Indian tribes: Cherokee
American Indian tribes: Cheyenne
American Indian tribes: Chickasaw
American Indian tribes: Chippewa
American Indian tribes: Choctaw
American Indian tribes: Colville
American Indian tribes: Comanche
American Indian tribes: Cree
American Indian tribes: Creek
American Indian tribes: Crow
American Indian tribes: Delaware
American Indian tribes: Hopi
American Indian tribes: Houma
American Indian tribes: Iroquois
American Indian tribes: Kiowa
American Indian tribes: Lumbee
American Indian tribes: Menominee
American Indian tribes: Mexican American Indian
American Indian tribes: Navajo
American Indian tribes: Osage
American Indian tribes: Ottawa
American Indian tribes: Paiute
American Indian tribes: Pima
American Indian tribes: Potawatomi
American Indian tribes: Pueblo
American Indian tribes: Puget Sound Salish
American Indian tribes: Seminole
American Indian tribes: Shoshone
American Indian tribes: Sioux
American Indian tribes: South American Indian
American Indian tribes: Spanish American Indian
American Indian tribes: Tohono O'Odham
American Indian tribes: Ute
American Indian tribes: Yakama
American Indian tribes: Yaqui
American Indian tribes: Yuman

North American

Remember that a lot of the responses rely on self identification, so Canadian and American could mean different things based on the people who responded. People represented in these maps are American, but may or may not identify their ancestry as American.

American
Cajun
Canadian
Mixed Race
Other Race

Pacific Islanders and Oceania

Australian
Melanesian: Fijian
Melanesian: Other Melanesian
Micronesian: Guamanian or Chamorro
Micronesian: Marshallese
Micronesian: Other Micronesian
New Zealander
Other Pacific Islander, not specified
Polynesian: Native Hawaiian
Polynesian: Other Polynesian
Polynesian: Samoan
Polynesian: Tongan

South America

Brazilian
Guyanese

South Asian

Asian Indian
Bangladeshi
Bhutanese
Nepalese
Pakistani
Sri Lankan

South East Asian

Burmese
Cambodian
Filipino
Hmong
Indonesian
Laotian
Malaysian
Thai
Vietnamese

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