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Mexican 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.


Among U.S. residents of Hispanic heritage, those with roots in Mexico make up the largest group. In the 2000 census, 20,640,711 people claimed Mexican ancestry. Most lived in the Southwest.

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 50 percent of those people said they were of Mexican ancestry.

The links at left lead to information on other ethnicities.

Community Place type% Mexican
San Elizario, TXpopulated place95.02
Tornillo, TXpopulated place94.78
Lopezville, TXpopulated place93.59
Progreso, TXcity93.57
Cameron Park, TXpopulated place90.79
Presidio, TXcity89.92
Alton, TXcity89.62
Hidalgo, TXcity89.43
Cactus, TXcity89.4
Penitas, TXcity89.37
Palmview, TXcity89.16
Roma, TXcity88.76
Fort Hancock, TXpopulated place88.21
Calexico, CAcity87.72
Somerton, AZcity87.42
Coachella, CAcity87.24
Huron, CAcity86.92
Parlier, CAcity86.42
Lost Hills, CApopulated place86.27
Mecca, CApopulated place85.65
Heidelberg, TXpopulated place85.31
San Juan, TXcity84.54
La Joya, TXcity83.92
East Los Angeles, CAneighborhd83.86
San Joaquin, CAcity83.24
Vinton, TXvillage83.19
San Luis, AZcity83
Monte Alto, TXpopulated place82.87
Mattawa, WAtown82.83
Sunland Park, NMcity82.72
Palmhurst, TXcity82.7
El Cenizo, TXcity82.68
Socorro, TXcity82.64
La Grulla, TXcity82.58
La Blanca, TXpopulated place82.39
Canutillo, TXpopulated place81.77
Nogales, AZcity81.37
Los Indios, TXtown81.29
Fabens, TXpopulated place81.08
Elsa, TXcity80.81
Mabton, WAcity80.54
Eagle Pass, TXcity80.15
Granger, WAtown79.53
Commerce, CAcity79.1
Sullivan City, TXcity78.74
San Fernando, CAcity78.53
Pharr, TXcity78.38
Castroville, CApopulated place78.3
Soledad, CAcity78.11
Edcouch, TXcity78.1
Greenfield, CAcity77.99
Firebaugh, CAcity77.96
Rio Grande City, TXcity77.51
Earlimart, CApopulated place76.86
Maywood, CAcity76.76
Guadalupe, CAcity76.11
Walnut Park, CApopulated place76.08
Woodlake, CAcity75.96
Arvin, CAcity75.84
Pico Rivera, CAcity75.73
Orange Cove, CAcity75.47
Laredo, TXcity75.43
Hamilton City, CApopulated place75.09
Lamont, CApopulated place74.94
Santa Rosa, TXtown74.9
Gonzales, CAcity74.72
Anthony, NMpopulated place74.66
Rio Bravo, TXcity74.66
McFarland, CAcity74.65
Biola, CApopulated place74.64
Bell Gardens, CAcity74.62
Westmorland, CAcity74.52
Irwindale, CAcity74.27
South El Monte, CAcity74.19
Brownsville, TXcity73.93
Huntington Park, CAcity73.27
South Tucson, AZcity72.5
Cockrell Hill, TXcity72.23
Columbus, NMvillage72.01
La Villa, TXcity71.95
Donna, TXcity71.75
Douglas, AZcity71.64
Royal City, WAcity71.64
Primera, TXtown71.61
Edinburg, TXcity71.51
Sanger, CAcity70.88
South Gate, CAcity70.75
Mendota, CAcity70.66
King City, CAcity70.56
Lyford, TXcity70.15
Crystal City, TXcity69.99
Seeley, CApopulated place69.89
Wapato, WAcity69.88
Los Fresnos, TXcity69.59
Van Horn, TXtown69.49
Lindsay, CAcity69.34
Del Rio, TXcity69.31
Le Grand, CApopulated place68.86
La Puente, CAcity68.45
Cicero, ILtownship68.38
Cicero, ILtown68.38
Mercedes, TXcity68.32
Cudahy, CAcity68.24
Alamo, TXcity68.2
Wilder, IDcity68.06
Toppenish, WAcity67.81
Holtville, CAcity67.8
Fellsmere, FLcity67.79
Tolleson, AZcity67.71
Watsonville, CAcity67.67
Weslaco, TXcity67.41
Indio, CAcity67.16
Mission, TXcity67.16
Bell, CAcity66.98
El Centro, CAcity66.74
Stone Park, ILvillage66.74
Lynwood, CAcity66.56
Wimauma, FLpopulated place66.32
Brawley, CAcity66.23
Santa Ana, CAcity65.9
McAllen, TXcity65.72
Lennox, CApopulated place65.71
Dinuba, CAcity65.61
Livingston , CAcity65.43
Hawaiian Gardens, CAcity64.8
Baldwin Park, CAcity64.67
Ivanhoe, CApopulated place64.62
Raymondville, TXcity64.49
Williams, CAcity64.44
Laton, CApopulated place64.4
South Houston, TXcity64.36
Marfa, TXcity63.93
Jacinto City, TXcity63.91
El Paso, TXcity63.81
Anthony, TXtown63.69
San Benito, TXcity63.53
Farmersville, CAcity63.2
Santa Paula, CAcity63.18
Eloy, AZcity63.17
Zapata, TXpopulated place62.81
Maricopa, AZpopulated place62.79
Montebello, CAcity62.56
Hatch, NMvillage62.46
La Pryor, TXpopulated place62.37
Wendover, UTcity62.26
Arbuckle, CApopulated place62.09
Selma, CAcity61.47
Sunnyside, WAcity61.41
Valinda, CApopulated place61.37
Pierson, FLtown61.36
Warden, WAcity61.08
Carrizo Springs, TXcity60.78
Guadalupe, AZtown60.69
Delano, CAcity60.34
El Monte, CAcity60.26
Batesville, TXpopulated place60.09
Paramount, CAcity59.94
Avenal, CAcity59.83
Galena Park, TXcity59.8
Pixley, CApopulated place59.78
Gervais, ORcity59.73
Falfurrias, TXcity59.69
Reedley, CAcity59.64
Fillmore, CAcity59.62
La Feria, TXcity59.62
Rio Hondo, TXcity59.47
Oxnard, CAcity59.44
Fowler, CAcity59.34
Madera, CAcity59.16
Pecos, TXcity59.07
Bridgeport, WAcity59.06
Wasco, CAcity58.97
Port Isabel, TXcity58.77
Piru, CApopulated place58.61
El Mirage, AZcity58.47
Grandview, WAcity58.3
Gregory, TXcity58.2
Bayard, NMcity57.85
Santa Fe Springs, CAcity57.68
Robstown, TXcity57.63
Brackettville, TXcity57.62
Kerman, CAcity57.56
Immokalee, FLpopulated place57.45
South Whittier, CApopulated place57.42
Buttonwillow, CApopulated place57.27
Mammoth, AZtown57.04
Shafter, CAcity56.29
Salinas, CAcity56.15
Asherton, TXcity56.04
Harlingen, TXcity55.45
Bovina, TXcity55.39
Combes, TXtown55.27
Muscoy, CApopulated place55.02
Lordsburg, NMcity54.78
Imperial, CAcity54.55
Othello, WAcity54.46
Corcoran, CAcity54.41
Horizon City, TXcity54.37
Hart, TXcity54.17
Superior, AZtown53.9
Calipatria, CAcity53.9
Quincy, WAcity53.81
Bloomington, CApopulated place53.67
Pomona, CAcity53.36
Azusa, CAcity53.31
Brewster, WAcity53.17
National City, CAcity52.61
Santa Maria, CAcity52.59
Uvalde, TXcity52.37
Center, COtown52.01
Cotulla, TXcity51.36
Dexter, NMtown51.17
Pearsall, TXcity51.05
Norwalk, CAcity50.97
Premont, TXcity50.72
West Wendover, NVcity50.46
Fort Stockton, TXcity50.24

Sources: 2000 Census, U.S. Census Bureau; Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups, ed. Stephan Thernstrom; Ancestry: 2000, U.S. Census Bureau (June 2004); We the People: Hispanics in the United States, U.S. Census Bureau (December 2004); The Hispanic Population: 2000 Census Brief, U.S. Census Bureau (May 2001); ePodunk

Mapping by Daniel Shorter

-- November 2005

Other Mexican Ancestry resources:

· Mexico Events and Time Periods - FamilySearch
· Mexico Genealogy Forum
· Puerto Rican/Hispanic Genealogical Society

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