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Salvadoran 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.


In the 2000 census, 655,165 people in the U.S. claimed Salvadoran 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 2 percent of those people said they were of Salvadoran ancestry.

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Community Place type% Salvadoran
Langley Park, MDpopulated place21.48
New Cassel, NYpopulated place17.46
Brentwood, NYpopulated place11.85
Seven Corners, VApopulated place10.98
North Bay Shore, NYpopulated place10.87
Hempstead, NYvillage10.52
Baileys Crossroads, VApopulated place9.68
Mendota, CAcity9.4
Herndon, VAtown8.56
Adelphi, MDpopulated place8.35
Chillum, MDpopulated place8.11
Chelsea, MAcity7.73
Huntington Station, NYpopulated place7.7
Inwood, NYpopulated place7.18
Uniondale, NYpopulated place7.16
Freeport, NYvillage7.07
Roosevelt, NYpopulated place6.71
Brentwood, MDtown6.68
Silver Spring, MDpopulated place6.22
Central Islip, NYpopulated place6.16
Danville, ARcity5.89
Colma, CAtown5.63
West New York, NJtown5.44
Jefferson, VApopulated place5.21
Gaithersburg, MDcity5.06
Locust Valley, NYpopulated place4.86
Union City, NJcity4.62
Hyattsville, MDcity4.6
Ola, ARcity4.57
Lincolnia, VApopulated place4.57
Cudahy, CAcity4.47
Westbury, NYvillage4.35
Glen Cove, NYcity4.25
Wyandanch, NYpopulated place4.22
Webster, TXcity4.19
Mount Rainier, MDcity4.14
Piermont, NYvillage4.03
Arlington, VApopulated place4.03
Mount Vernon, VApopulated place3.96
Bell, CAcity3.84
Mecca, CApopulated place3.76
Walnut Park, CApopulated place3.76
Huntington Park, CAcity3.68
Redland, MDpopulated place3.65
Colmar Manor, MDtown3.58
Monon, INtown3.52
Woodbridge, VApopulated place3.52
Alexandria, VAcity3.49
Baxter Estates, NYvillage3.48
Fairview, NJborough3.44
Los Angeles, CAcity3.42
Islip, NYtown3.42
Cottage City, MDtown3.35
Forest Glen, MDpopulated place3.32
Manorhaven, NYvillage3.31
Lennox, CApopulated place3.27
Springfield, VApopulated place3.25
Takoma Park, MDcity3.24
Manassas Park, VAcity3.2
South Gate, CAcity3.15
North Amityville, NYpopulated place3.11
Clewiston, FLcity3.1
Perry, IAcity3.04
Glenwood, ARcity3.03
Westmont, CApopulated place2.95
Dunn Loring, VApopulated place2.95
Guttenberg, NJtown2.94
Elizabeth, NJcity2.92
Kodiak, AKcity2.87
Hillandale, MDpopulated place2.85
East Farmingdale, NYpopulated place2.83
Daly City, CAcity2.79
Mineola, NYvillage2.77
Aspen Hill, MDpopulated place2.76
Farmingdale, NYvillage2.76
Fairfax, VAcity2.76
Manassas, VAcity2.74
Maywood, CAcity2.73
San Pablo, CAcity2.71
Homestead, FLcity2.69
Somerville, MAcity2.68
Irving, TXcity2.66
Chamblee, GAcity2.65
Copiague, NYpopulated place2.65
Plainfield, NJcity2.63
Siler City, NCtown2.6
Annandale, VApopulated place2.56
Bell Gardens, CAcity2.55
Lynwood, CAcity2.54
Farmers Branch, TXcity2.52
South San Francisco, CAcity2.5
East Riverdale, MDpopulated place2.5
Dardanelle, ARcity2.46
Buttonwillow, CApopulated place2.45
Huntingburg, INcity2.39
Patchogue, NYvillage2.39
White Oak, MDpopulated place2.35
Everett, MAcity2.33
North Plainfield, NJborough2.31
Annapolis, MDcity2.29
Thomaston, NYvillage2.26
North Hempstead, NYtown2.24
Reston, VApopulated place2.23
Rockville, MDcity2.21
Dumfries, VAtown2.21
North Bergen, NJtownship2.19
East Palo Alto, CAcity2.18
Broadmoor, CApopulated place2.14
North Bellport, NYpopulated place2.1
South Hempstead, NYpopulated place2.1
Rose Hill, VApopulated place2.1
Hempstead, NYtown2.07
Orange Cove, CAcity2.06
Washington, DCcity2.05
Port Washington, NYpopulated place2.04
Cliffside Park, NJborough2.03
Port Chester, NYvillage2

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 Salvadoran Ancestry resources:

· El Salvador Genealogy Forum
· Puerto Rican/Hispanic Genealogical Society

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