United States Population %
Total population 281,421,906 100.0
Total ancestries reported 287,304,886 102.1
Acadian/Cajun 85,414 0.0
Afghan 53,709 0.0
Albanian 113,661 0.0
Alsatian 15,601 0.0
Arab 1,202,871 0.4

-Egyptian

142,832 0.1
-Iraqi 37,714 0.0
-Jordanian 39,734 0.0
-Lebanese 440,279 0.2
-Moroccan 38,923 0.0
-Palestinian 72,112 0.0
-Syrian 142,897 0.1
-Arab/Arabic 205,822 0.1

-Other Arab

82,558 0.0
Armenian 385,488 0.1
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac 82,355 0.0
Australian 78,673 0.0
Austrian 735,128 0.3
Basque 57,793 0.0
Belgian 360,642 0.1
Brazilian 181,076 0.1
British 1,085,720 0.4
Bulgarian 55,489 0.0
Canadian 647,376 0.2
Celtic 65,638 0.0
Croatian 374,241 0.1
Cypriot 7,663 0.0
Czech 1,262,527 0.4
Czechoslovakian 441,403 0.2
Danish 1,430,897 0.5
Dutch 4,542,494 1.6
English 24,515,138 8.7
Estonian 25,034 0.0
European 1,968,696 0.7
Finnish 623,573 0.2
French (except Basque) 8,309,908 3.0
French Canadian 2,349,684 0.8
German 42,885,162 15.2
German Russian 10,535 0.0
Greek 1,153,307 0.4
Guyanese 162,456 0.1
Hungarian 1,398,724 0.5
Icelander 42,716 0.0
Iranian 338,266 0.1
Irish 30,528,492 10.8
Israeli 106,839 0.0
Italian 15,723,555 5.6
Latvian 87,564 0.0
Lithuanian 659,992 0.2
Luxemburger 45,139 0.0
Macedonian 38,051 0.0
Maltese 40,159 0.0
Norwegian 4,477,725 1.6
Pennsylvania German 255,807 0.1
Polish 8,977,444 3.2
Portuguese 1,177,112 0.4
Romanian 367,310 0.1
Russian 2,652,214 0.9
Scandinavian 425,099 0.2
Scotch-Irish 4,319,232 1.5
Scottish 4,890,581 1.7
Serbian 140,337 0.0
Slavic 127,137 0.0
Slovak 797,764 0.3
Slovene 176,691 0.1
Subsaharan African 1,781,877 0.6
-African 1,183,316 0.4
-Cape Verdean 77,103 0.0
-Ethiopian 86,918 0.0
-Ghanian 49,944 0.0
-Kenyan 17,336 0.0
-Liberian 25,575 0.0
-Nigerian 165,481 0.1
-Sierra Leonean 12,410 0.0
-Somalian 36,313 0.0
-South African 45,569 0.0
-Sudanese 14,936 0.0

-Other Subsaharan African

66,976 0.0
Swedish 3,998,310 1.4
Swiss 911,502 0.3
Turkish 117,575 0.0
Ukrainian 892,922 0.3
United States or American 20,625,093 7.3
Welsh 1,753,794 0.6
West Indian (excluding Hispanic groups) 1,869,504 0.7
-Bahamian 31,984 0.0
-Barbadian 54,509 0.0
-Belizean 37,688 0.0
-British West Indian 84,671 0.0
-Dutch West Indian 37,681 0.0
-Haitian 548,199 0.2
-Jamaican 736,513 0.3
-Trinidadian or Tobagonian 164,778 0.1
-U.S. Virgin Islander 15,014 0.0
-West Indian 147,222 0.1
-Other West Indian 11,245 0.0
Yugoslavian 328,547 0.1

Detailed Census 2000 information on American ethnic groups is now available. Click for ethnic statistics in major American metropolitan areas, or top ethnic groups by state

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