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CAPE VERDEAN

Until 1975, these islands in the North Atlantic were ruled by Portugal. Repeated droughts in the 20th century spurred many residents to emigrate.

ePodunk mapped the top U.S. 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 percent of those people said they were of Cape Verdean ancestry.

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

Community Place type% Cape Verdean
Brockton, MAcity9.0
Pawtucket, RIcity7.8
New Bedford, MAcity7.6
Wareham, MAtown6.6
Central Falls, RIcity5.4
East Providence, RIcity4.3
Marion, MAtown4.2
Taunton, MAcity2.2
Falmouth, MAtown2.2
East Falmouth, MApopulated place2.1
Providence, RIcity2.1
Dartmouth, MAtown2.0
Freetown, MAtown1.9
Mashpee, MAtown1.9
Boston, MAcity1.9
Carver, MAtown1.8
Plympton, MAtown1.7
Kingston, MAtown1.6
Mattapoisett, MAtown1.6
Scituate, MAtown1.5
Barnstable, MAcity1.5
East Bridgewater, MAtown1.5
Buzzards Bay, MApopulated place1.4
Harwich, MAtown1.4
Randolph, MAtown1.4
Rochester, MAtown1.3
Dennis Port, MApopulated place1.1
Fairhaven, MAtown1.1
Reed, NDtownship1.1
Oak Bluffs, MAtown1.0

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

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