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UKRAINIAN ANCESTRY

The first major migration from the Ukraine to the U.S. occurred from 1880 to World War I. Because the region was divided into Austro-Hungarian- and Russian-controlled territory, many immigrants from this era were identified not as Ukrainian, but as Russian, Austrian or Polish.

After World War II, many Ukrainians fled German and Soviet troops. American relief programs organized to bring them to the U.S. from European refugee camps.

In the 2000 census, 892,922 people in the U.S. claimed Ukrainian 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 Ukrainian ancestry.

The links at left lead to information on other ethnicities.

Community Place type% Ukrainian
Cass, PAtownship14.3
Belfield, NDcity13.6
Gulich, PAtownship12.7
Gilberton, PAborough12.4
Wilton, NDcity10.3
Lumberland, NYtown9.9
Saint Clair, PAborough8.8
Soap Lake, WAcity8.1
Frackville, PAborough7.6
Olyphant, PAborough7.0
Norwegian, PAtownship7.0
Houtzdale, PAborough6.9
Harmony, PAtownship6.7
Kerhonkson, NYpopulated place6.7
Baden, PAborough5.9
McAdoo, PAborough5.9
Branch, PAtownship5.7
Postville, IAcity5.7
Woodward, PAtownship5.6
Northampton, PAborough5.6
Warren, NYtown5.5
West Leechburg, PAborough5.4
Ambridge, PAborough5.3
Mount Carmel, PAtownship5.3
Ford City, PAborough5.2
Bigler, PAtownship5.1
Kline, PAtownship5.1
Palmerton, PAborough4.9
West Mahanoy, PAtownship4.9
Throop, NYtown4.9
McKees Rocks, PAborough4.9
Minersville , PAborough4.8
Kulpmont, PAborough4.7
East Norwegian, PAtownship4.7
Stone Ridge, NYpopulated place4.7
Port Carbon, PAborough4.6
Allen, PAtownship4.6
Fleming, NYtown4.5
West Hollywood, CAcity4.4
Webster, NYvillage4.3
Stowe, PAtownship4.2
Stowe, PAtownship4.2
Auburn, NYcity4.2
West Easton, PAborough4.1
Mount Carmel, PAborough4.1
Leet, PAtownship4.1
Coplay, PAborough4.1
Owasco, NYtown4.0
Deerfield, NYtown3.9
Young, PAtownship3.9
Jermyn, PAborough3.8
Meridian, PApopulated place3.8
West Carroll, PAtownship3.7
Pikesville, MDpopulated place3.7
Central City, PApopulated place3.7
Central City, PAborough3.7
Youngsville, PAborough3.6
North Centre, PAtownship3.6
North Whitehall, PAtownship3.6
Hamtramck, MIcity3.6
Westvale, NYpopulated place3.6
Monroe, NYvillage3.6
Coal, PAtownship3.6
Berwick, PAborough3.5
Sennett, NYtown3.5
Coitsville, OHtownship3.5
Pierpont, OHtownship3.5
Rochester, NYtown3.5
Richfield Springs, NYvillage3.4
Rancho Cordova, CAcity3.4
Parma, OHcity3.4
Royal Oak, MIcharTwp3.4
West Brunswick, PAtownship3.4
Carnegie, PAborough3.4
Seven Hills, OHcity3.4
Geddes, NYtown3.4
Solvay, NYvillage3.3
Carteret, NJborough3.3
North Highlands, CApopulated place3.3
Franklin, CTtown3.3
Independence, NJtownship3.3
Kennedy, PAtownship3.3
Economy, PAborough3.3
Shenandoah, PAborough3.3
Dorset, OHtownship3.3
Butler, PAtownship3.2
Butler, PAtownship3.2
Blakely, PAborough3.2
Highland, NYtown3.2
Monessen, PAcity3.1
South Windham, CTpopulated place3.1
Elmira Heights, NYvillage3.1
Leetsdale, PAborough3.1
Elysburg, PApopulated place3.1
Ryan, PAtownship3.1
Locust, PAtownship3.1
Bradley, WVpopulated place3.0
Seymour, CTtown3.0

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 Ukranian Ancestry resources:

· Ukrainian Collections - Library of Congress
· Ukraine Genealogy Forum
· Ukrainian Museum - New York
· Ukrainian Museum-Archives - Cleveland
· Immigration & ship records

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