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

ROMANIAN

The majority of Romanian immigrants to America occurred after 1870. Many were enticed by steamship company agents proclaiming the economic opportunities of the U.S.

In the 2000 census, 367,278 people in the U.S. claimed Romanian 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 percent of those people said they were Romanian.

The links at left lead to information on other ethnicities.

Community Place type% Romanian
Kaser, NYvillage4.0
York, MIcharTwp3.2
Lincolnwood, ILvillage3.0
Kingston, NJpopulated place2.8
Thomaston, NYvillage2.6
Keene, TXcity2.5
Washington, INtownship2.5
Lawrence, NYvillage2.4
Great Neck Estates, NYvillage2.3
Kiryas Joel, NYvillage2.2
Lido Beach, NYpopulated place2.1
Yorkville, ILcity2.1
Bristol, ILtownship2.1
Rio Linda, CApopulated place2.1
Dacula, GAcity2.0
Miami, INtownship2.0
Monsey, NYpopulated place2.0
Great Neck Plaza, NYvillage1.9
Hewlett Harbor, NYvillage1.9
Sands Point, NYvillage1.9
Aventura, FLcity1.8
Hartford, OHtownship1.8
Bern, PAtownship1.8
Keego Harbor, MIcity1.7
Granite Falls, NCtown1.7
Loma Linda, CAcity1.7
Taylor, OHtownship1.7
Harbor Isle, NYpopulated place1.7
Alliance, OHcity1.7
Center, OHtownship1.7
Guilford, ILtownship1.7
Saint Lawrence, PAborough1.7
Sims, MItownship1.7
La Habra Heights, CAcity1.7
Valley Hill, NCpopulated place1.7
Butler, INtownship1.7
Madison Heights, MIcity1.6
Brighton, OHtownship1.6
Bardonia, NYpopulated place1.6
Kensington, NYvillage1.6
Sheffield, OHvillage1.6
Camden, OHtownship1.6
Closter, NJborough1.6
Fairview, ORcity1.6
Ervin, INtownship1.5
Cedarhurst, NYvillage1.5
Crugers, NYpopulated place1.5
Morton Grove, ILvillage1.5
Dover, FLpopulated place1.5
Farmington, OHtownship1.5
Montebello, NYvillage1.5
Battle Ground, WAcity1.5
Sunny Isles Beach, FLcity1.5
Washington, OHtownship1.5
Hennepin, ILtownship1.4
Niles, ILtownship1.4
Oxford, OHtownship1.4
Coitsville, OHtownship1.4
Washington, INtownship1.4
Beachwood, OHcity1.4
Conover, NCcity1.4
East Hills, NYvillage1.4
Berlin, MItownship1.4
Ellwood City, PAborough1.4
Kenockee, MItownship1.3
Richmond, MItownship1.3
Howland, OHtownship1.3
Lexington, OHtownship1.3
Chippewa, PAtownship1.3
Florence, NJtownship1.3
Cripple Creek, COcity1.3
Robesonia, PAborough1.3
North Hills, NYvillage1.3
Shenango, PAtownship1.3
Madison, PAtownship1.3
Marion, OHtownship1.3
Middleburg Heights, OHcity1.3
Pulaski, PAtownship1.3
Jericho, NYpopulated place1.3
Orange, OHvillage1.3
Skokie, ILvillage1.3
Bolivar, MOcity1.2
Glencoe, ILvillage1.2
Montgomery, ILvillage1.2
Parma Heights, OHcity1.2
Romeo, MIvillage1.2
Cornwall, VTtown1.2
Shandaken, NYtown1.2
Valley, OHtownship1.2
Amherst, WIvillage1.2
Imlay, MItownship1.2
Utica, MIcity1.2
Forester, MItownship1.2
Monticello, NYvillage1.2
Myersville, MDtown1.2
Cabin John, MDpopulated place1.2
Sebring, OHvillage1.2
Plainview, NYpopulated place1.2
Calimesa, CAcity1.1
Canton, OHtownship1.1
Cortland, OHcity1.1
Bay Harbor Islands, FLtown1.1
Breese, ILcity1.1
Darien, WIvillage1.1
New Hempstead, NYvillage1.1
Round Lake, ILvillage1.1
Troy, MIcity1.1
Deer Creek, INtownship1.1
Knox, INcity1.1
Suwanee, GAcity1.1
Woodmere, NYpopulated place1.1
East Petersburg, PAborough1.1
Hollywood, FLcity1.1
Lawrenceville, GAcity1.1
Smith, OHtownship1.1
Belvedere, CAcity1.1
Forest Lake, ILpopulated place1.1
Jefferson, PAtownship1.1
Highwood, ILcity1.1
Clawson, MIcity1.1
Franklin, NJborough1.1
Poland, OHvillage1.1
Silver Lake, OHvillage1.1
Kouts, INtown1.1
Walled Lake, MIcity1.1
Davison, MIcity1.0
Ojus, FLpopulated place1.0
Thompson, OHtownship1.0
Viola, NYpopulated place1.0
Woodbury, NYpopulated place1.0
Clay, OHtownship1.0
Custer, MItownship1.0
Gresham, ORcity1.0
Inwood, WVpopulated place1.0
Rio Vista, CAcity1.0
Woodmont, CTborough1.0
Roslyn Estates, NYvillage1.0
Au Gres, MItownship1.0
Emerson, NJborough1.0
North Olmsted, OHcity1.0

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 resources:

· Romanian Collections - Library of Congress
· Romania databases
· Romania Genealogy Forum
· Immigration & ship records

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