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Cuban ancestry map The above map shows U.S. cities with the highest percentages of people of Cuban ancestry. Move your mouse over points on the map to see city names and percentages, and to link to in-depth community information.

CUBAN

Despite several long-standing Cuban-American communities such as Ybor City, FL, most Cuban immigration has occurred since 1970.

In the 2000 census, 1,241,685 people in the U.S. claimed Cuban 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 1.5 percent of those people said they were Cuban.

The links at left lead to information on other ethnicities.

Community Place type% Cuban
Westchester, FLpopulated place65.69
Hialeah, FLcity62.12
Coral Terrace, FLpopulated place61.87
West Miami, FLcity61.61
University Park, FLpopulated place59.8
Olympia Heights, FLpopulated place57.65
Tamiami, FLpopulated place56.63
Hialeah Gardens, FLcity54.31
Medley, FLtown51.91
Sweetwater, FLcity49.92
Palm Springs North, FLpopulated place43.59
Miami Lakes, FLtown42.28
Kendale Lakes, FLpopulated place38.58
Fountainbleau, FLpopulated place37.29
Miami, FLcity34.14
Miami Springs, FLcity31.83
Richmond West, FLpopulated place29.3
Coral Gables, FLcity28.72
Virginia Gardens, FLvillage26.11
South Miami Heights, FLpopulated place25.7
Kendall, FLpopulated place21.31
Miami Beach, FLcity20.51
Surfside, FLtown20.15
Country Club, FLpopulated place19.97
West New York, NJtown19.64
South Miami, FLcity19.58
Carol City, FLpopulated place18.75
Hammocks, FLpopulated place17.59
Leisure City, FLpopulated place17.15
West Little River, FLpopulated place16.78
Key Biscayne, FLvillage15.53
Union City, NJcity15.35
Doral, FLpopulated place15.2
Tavernier, FLpopulated place13.71
Pinecrest, FLvillage13.71
Cutler Ridge, FLpopulated place13.37
North Bergen, NJtownship13.14
Princeton, FLpopulated place12.94
North Bay Village, FLcity12.67
Marathon, FLcity11.82
Guttenberg, NJtown11.13
Lake Clarke Shores, FLtown10.08
Clewiston, FLcity10.06
Miami Gardens, FLpopulated place9.76
Key Largo, FLpopulated place9.76
Sunny Isles Beach, FLcity9.75
Opa-Locka, FLcity9.58
Miramar, FLcity8.77
Weehawken, NJtownship8.75
Pembroke Pines, FLcity8.66
Bay Harbor Islands, FLtown8.51
Key West, FLcity7.76
Palm Springs, FLvillage7.62
Town 'n' Country, FLpopulated place7.1
Homestead, FLcity6.8
Ojus, FLpopulated place6.77
Biscayne Park, FLvillage6.64
Haverhill, FLtown6.33
Miami Shores, FLvillage6.27
Belle Glade, FLcity5.98
Naranja, FLpopulated place5.9
Elizabeth, NJcity5.86
North Andrews Gardens, FLpopulated place5.76
Bal Harbour, FLvillage5.6
West Palm Beach, FLcity5.29
Cooper City, FLcity5.29
Florida City, FLcity5.06
North Miami Beach, FLcity4.92
Tampa, FLcity4.84
Goulds, FLpopulated place4.7
Citrus Park, FLpopulated place4.67
North Miami, FLcity4.43
Davie, FLtown4.33
West Buechel, KYcity4.3
Fairview, NJborough4.24
Hollywood, FLcity4.23
El Portal, FLvillage4.19
Weston, FLcity4.05
Golden Glades, FLpopulated place4.04
Ridgefield Park, NJvillage3.99
Pine Castle, FLpopulated place3.82
Big Pine Key, FLpopulated place3.58
Ives Estates, FLpopulated place3.51
Lake Worth, FLcity3.47
Azalea Park, FLpopulated place3.46
Ridgefield, NJborough3.33
Forest City, FLpopulated place3.3
Wellington, FLvillage3.27
Islamorada, FLvillage3.23
Cudjoe Key, FLpopulated place3.13
Harrison, NJtown3.04
Royal Palm Beach, FLvillage2.95
Aventura, FLcity2.89
Winchester, NVpopulated place2.73
Bogota, NJborough2.67
Moonachie, NJborough2.61
Bell, CAcity2.56
Richmond Heights, FLpopulated place2.54
Malone, FLtown2.54
Pahokee, FLcity2.52
East Newark, NJborough2.48
Plantation, FLcity2.46
Cliffside Park, NJborough2.46
Greenacres, FLcity2.41
Forest, MScity2.41
Secaucus, NJtown2.36
Lake Magdalene, FLpopulated place2.31
Sunrise, FLcity2.29
Leonia, NJborough2.29
South Bay, FLcity2.12
High Springs, FLcity2.1
Kearny, NJtown2.09
Roselle Park, NJborough2.07
Oakland Park, FLcity2.03
Sleepy Hollow, NYvillage1.96
Foster, PAtownship1.96
Downey, CAcity1.96
Stone Park, ILvillage1.95
Morton, MScity1.95
Perth Amboy, NJcity1.94
Yeehaw Junction, FLpopulated place1.93
Tarrytown, NYvillage1.92
Valparaiso, FLcity1.89
Hillside, NJtownship1.85
Little Ferry, NJborough1.84
Englewood Cliffs, NJborough1.8
Pine Prairie, LAvillage1.75
Coral Springs, FLcity1.72
Kissimmee, FLcity1.71
Atlantis, FLcity1.7
Parkland, FLcity1.69
Fort Lauderdale, FLcity1.69
Dania Beach, FLcity1.69
Port Chester, NYvillage1.67
Odessa, FLpopulated place1.67
Waurika, OKcity1.66
Moore Haven, FLcity1.65
Wesley Chapel, FLpopulated place1.63
Palisades Park, NJborough1.63
North Arlington, NJborough1.59
Wilton Manors, FLcity1.58
Hasbrouck Heights, NJborough1.58
Union Park, FLpopulated place1.57
Rutherford, NJborough1.55
Edgewood, FLcity1.53
Pembroke Park, FLtown1.52
Goldenrod, FLpopulated place1.52
Linden, NJcity1.51

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 resources:

· Cuban & Cuban American Collections - Archive of Folk Culture, Library of Congress
· Cuban American National Council
· Cuban American National Foundation
· Cuba Genealogy Forum
· Puerto Rican/Hispanic Genealogical Society

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