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Albanian ancestry map The ePodunk map shows U.S. cities with the highest percentages of people of ancestry. Learn about cities with genealogy and find in-depth community information about the ancestry cities.

ALBANIAN ANCESTRY

Albanians began coming to the U.S. in large numbers in the early 1900s. Early immigrants were primarily Orthodox Christian Tosks. After World War II, political exiles from Communist-ruled Albania and Yugoslavia moved to this country.

In the 2000 census, 113,661 people in the U.S. claimed Albanian ancestry. The map above shows that most of the communities with high concentration of Albanians are in the Northeast and Midwest.

ePodunk mapped the top communities by percentage of population. The map and the following list show communities in which 1,000 or more people listed an ancestry group, and in which at least 1.5 percent of those people said they were of Albanian ancestry.

The links at left lead to information on other races and ethnicities.

Community Place type% Albanian
Fairview, NCpopulated place3.4
Hamtramck, MIcity3.1
West Buechel, KYcity2.2
Greenup, ILvillage2.2
Walled Lake, MIcity2.2
Walnut Cove, NCtown2.2
Waterbury, CTcity1.9
Goldens Bridge, NYpopulated place1.9
Clay City, ILtownship1.7
Brodheadsville, PApopulated place1.7
Prospect Park, NJborough1.7
Eldridge, CApopulated place1.6
Jordan, ILtownship1.6
Bardonia, NYpopulated place1.5
Sterling Heights, MIcity1.5
Hampton, ILvillage1.5
Lincoln Park, NJborough1.5

Sources: 2000 Census, U.S. Census Bureau; Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups, ed. Stephan Thernstrom;Ancestry: 2000, U.S. Census Bureau (June 2004); ePodunk

Mapping by Daniel Shorter


-- October 2005

Other Albanian resources:

· Albania Genealogy Forum
· Albania databases
· Albanian Collections - Library of Congress
· Albanian Orthodox Diocese
· Ethnic group message boards
· Immigration & ship records
· Federation of East European Family History Societies

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