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LITHUANIAN

The first major migration of Lithuanians to America started in the 1860s and continued until World War I. A second, smaller movement occurred after World War II.

In the 2000 census, 659,992 people in the U.S. claimed Lithuanian 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 3 percent of those people said they were of Lithuanian ancestry.

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Community Place type% Lithuanian
New Philadelphia, PAborough20.8
West Mahanoy, PAtownship15.5
Shenandoah, PAborough12.8
Girardville, PAborough12.4
Mahanoy City, PAborough12.3
Minersville , PAborough10.8
Norwegian, PAtownship10.7
Ryan, PAtownship10.4
Blythe, PAtownship10.3
Gilberton, PAborough10.1
Frackville, PAborough9.5
Union, PAtownship9.4
Butler, PAtownship7.8
East Norwegian, PAtownship7.7
Ringtown, PAborough7.7
Mahanoy, PAtownship7.6
East Union, PAtownship7.4
Branch, PAtownship7.3
Port Carbon, PAborough7.3
Bethlehem, CTtown6.5
Luzerne, PAborough6.2
Swoyersville, PAborough6.2
Jenkins, PAtownship5.7
Elk, MItownship5.7
Westville, ILvillage5.6
Sugar Notch, PAborough5.5
Cass, PAtownship5.1
Sherman, MItownship5.1
Ashland, PAborough5.0
Ross, PAtownship4.9
West Pittston, PAborough4.9
Hanover, PAtownship4.9
Pringle, PAborough4.8
Wyoming, PAborough4.8
Pittston, PAcity4.8
Forty Fort, PAborough4.8
Saint Clair, PAborough4.7
West Hazleton, PAborough4.6
Custer, MItownship4.5
Wilkes-Barre, PAtownship4.5
Tamaqua, PAborough4.4
Schuylkill, PAtownship4.4
Edwardsville, PAborough4.4
Hagaman, NYvillage4.3
Forest City, PAborough4.2
Palo Alto, PAborough4.2
West Wyoming, PAborough4.1
Exeter, PAborough4.1
Mexico, MEtown4.1
Goodings Grove, ILpopulated place4.0
Rush, PAtownship4.0
Hickory Hills, ILcity3.9
Harveys Lake, PAborough3.9
Plymouth, PAborough3.9
Mount Carmel, PAborough3.8
Rumford, MEtown3.8
Georgetown, ILtownship3.8
Homer, ILtownship3.8
Lemont, ILtownship3.8
New Buffalo, MItownship3.7
Pine, INtownship3.7
Pittston, PAtownship3.7
Watertown, CTtown3.7
Plains, PAtownship3.7
Moodus, CTpopulated place3.7
Manchester, ILtownship3.7
Exeter, PAtownship3.6
Palos Hills, ILcity3.6
Marion, INtownship3.6
Middlebury, CTtown3.6
Duryea, PAborough3.5
Franklin, PAtownship3.5
Espy, PApopulated place3.5
Pottsville, PAcity3.5
Amsterdam, NYtown3.4
New Braintree, MAtown3.4
Tremont, PAborough3.4
Hardwick, MAtown3.4
Hughestown, PAborough3.4
Kingston, PAborough3.4
Mount Carmel, PAtownship3.4
Lake Dalecarlia, INpopulated place3.4
Palos, ILtownship3.3
DuBois, PAcity3.3
Millbury, MAtown3.3
Saint Pete Beach, FLcity3.3
Barre, MAtown3.3
Northmoreland, PAtownship3.3
Wilkes-Barre, PAcity3.2
Aubbeenaubbee, INtownship3.2
Hazle, PAtownship3.2
Worth, ILvillage3.2
Larksville, PAborough3.1
Lemont, ILvillage3.1
Athol, MAtown3.1
Chicago Ridge, ILvillage3.1
Beaver Meadows, PAborough3.1
Thornhurst, PAtownship3.0
Oak Lawn, ILvillage3.0
Mount Pleasant, PAtownship3.0

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

Other Lithuanian Ancestry resources:

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· Immigration & ship records
· Lithuanian Global Genealogical Society

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