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The above map shows top cities in the continental U.S. for major ethnic groups. Move your cursor over points on the map to see city names and information about local ancestry census. The links at right take you to pages that focus on individual ethnic groups and where they're found in the highest concentrations. Our data was drawn from the 2000 census and provides a free ancestry search.

MAPPING ANCESTRY CENUS IN AMERICAN CITIES

We've mapped communities in the continental U.S. by heritage, showing the places with the highest proportions of Greeks, Swiss and 103 other ethnic groups to help you start your ancestry search.

ePodunk's ancestry census section is based on data from the 2000 Census Long Form, which asked one in six U.S. households to identify their "heritage, ethnic origin, descent, or close identification with an ethnic group."

About 80 percent of Americans said they had one or two ancestral backgrounds, and each ancestry listed in our section was reported as a first choice by at least 100,000 people.

The links at right lead to information about 105 groups, with additional information resources on each page. Epodunk is the place to start your ancestry search.

Sources: 2000 Census, U.S. Census Bureau, ePodunk. Mapping by Daniel Shorter.
-- October-November, 2005

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