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HUNGARIAN ANCESTRY

Hungarians in America can trace their roots to several movements. Political refugees came here in the mid-19th and the mid-20th centuries. Others were driven by economic pressures in the late 1800s and early 1900s.

In the 2000 census, 1,398,702 people in the U.S. claimed Hungarian ancestry.

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 5 percent of those people said they were of Hungarian ancestry.

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Community Place type% Hungarian
Kiryas Joel, NYvillage18.9
Fairport Harbor, OHvillage11.8
West Pike Run, PAtownship10.6
Freemansburg, PAborough9.6
Paint, PAborough9.6
Kaser, NYvillage9.4
New Square, NYvillage8.8
Windsor, OHtownship8.2
West Brownsville, PAborough8.1
Monroe, NYtown8.0
Colebrook, OHtownship7.9
Fountain Hill, PAborough7.9
Alpha, NJborough7.9
Elyria, OHtownship7.8
Tiltonsville, OHvillage7.7
Sewaren, NJpopulated place7.7
Beachwood, OHcity7.4
Hartsgrove, OHtownship7.3
Amherst, OHtownship7.2
Russell, OHtownship7.1
Mantua, OHtownship7.0
Greig, NYtown7.0
Port Reading, NJpopulated place6.9
Sheffield, OHtownship6.9
Oregon, OHcity6.7
Pepper Pike, OHcity6.7
Yorkville, OHvillage6.6
Central City, PApopulated place6.6
Central City, PAborough6.6
Reminderville, OHvillage6.5
Perryopolis, PAborough6.4
Northampton, PAborough6.4
Warren, OHtownship6.4
Greene, INtownship6.4
Centre, INtownship6.3
Cassville, WVpopulated place6.3
Warren, INtownship6.3
Monsey, NYpopulated place6.3
Painesville, OHtownship6.1
Allen, OHtownship6.1
Hellertown, PAborough6.1
Munhall, PAborough6.1
Mantua, OHvillage6.1
Ellport, PAborough6.0
Rome, OHtownship6.0
Blacklick, PAtownship6.0
Montville, OHtownship5.9
Lawrence, NYvillage5.9
Norfolk, NYtown5.9
West Homestead, PAborough5.9
Orange, OHvillage5.9
LaGrange, OHtownship5.8
Lyndhurst, OHcity5.8
Perry, PAtownship5.8
Genoa, OHvillage5.8
Leechburg, PAborough5.7
Northwood, OHcity5.7
Windber, PAborough5.7
Sheffield, OHvillage5.7
New Russia, OHtownship5.7
Colerain, OHtownship5.7
Auburn, OHtownship5.7
Orwell, OHtownship5.7
Sheffield Lake, OHcity5.7
Carlisle, OHtownship5.6
Florence, NJtownship5.6
Brighton, OHtownship5.6
Elmore, OHvillage5.6
Milltown, NJborough5.6
Centerville, PAborough5.6
Chatham, OHtownship5.6
Windham, OHtownship5.6
Allen Park, MIcity5.6
Glen Ullin, NDcity5.5
Granger, OHtownship5.5
Greene, OHtownship5.5
Port Vue, PAborough5.5
Henrietta, OHtownship5.5
Richfield, OHvillage5.5
Chesterland, OHpopulated place5.4
Gilpin, PAtownship5.4
Lenox, OHtownship5.4
Monongahela, PAtownship5.4
Wells, OHtownship5.4
Moreland Hills, OHvillage5.4
Northfield Center, OHtownship5.3
Allen, PAtownship5.3
Troy, OHtownship5.3
Perry, OHtownship5.2
West Mifflin, PAborough5.2
Monroe, OHtownship5.2
Roscoe, PAborough5.2
Helmetta, NJborough5.2
Munson, OHtownship5.2
Farmington, OHtownship5.2
Hebron, NDcity5.2
Smithfield, OHtownship5.2
Garrettsville, OHvillage5.1
Viola, NYpopulated place5.1
Dravosburg, PAborough5.1
Lower Saucon, PAtownship5.1
Nanty-Glo, PAborough5.1
Hiram, OHtownship5.1
Liverpool, OHtownship5.1
Sharon, OHtownship5.1
Mayfield, OHvillage5.1
Fords, NJpopulated place5.0
Dorset, OHtownship5.0

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

Famous Hungarian immigrants:

· Bela Bartok, composer
· Eugene Ormandy, conductor
· Edward Teller, scientist

Other Hungarian Ancestry resources:

· American Hungarian Foundation
· Hungarian Collections - Library of Congress
· Hungary databases
· Hungary Genealogy Forum
· Immigration & ship records

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