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2000 US Census - Romanii in USA - Romanians in USA

 
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2000 US Census - Romanii in USA - Romanians in USA

Information compiled by Liviu Ionescu: Friendly Internet Systems web site

The information below has been compiled mostly from the 2000 US Census Bureau and by researching other websites that deal with the Romanians and Americans of Romanian Ancestry living in the US.

This is document is intended to be used only for informational reference, and is not reflecting the views of any governmental agency.

This document is not intended for sale and should not be object of any commercial activities.

The information below can be easily found on the Internet. I have provided the URLs for the sites and web pages that I used to compile this information.

The document has been written in English to accommodate the Americans of Romanian origins who might come across this document.
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At the 2000 US Census Bureau, 367,073 persons living in the US declared their Romanian Ancestry. According to the Census Bureau:

Ancestry refers to a person/s ethnic origin or descent, "roots," or heritage or the place of birth of the person or the person's parents or ancestors before their arrival in the United States.

The Romanian Ancestry numbers include people born in Romania, and people who have parents, grandparents, or other ancestors born in Romania.

Out of these 367,073 folks who reported Romanian Ancestry, 135,966 persons reported Romania as their place of birth.

For example, according to other data tables in the 2000 Census, in Contra Costa County, CA, 469 of people indicated that they were born in Romania. At the same time, 1376 people reported Romanian Ancestry in the same county.

At the end of the document, you will find links for data representing those who reported First Ancestry Romanian, and for those who reported Second Ancestry Romanian.

2000 Census Results: Romanian Ancestry = 367,073
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Romanian Ancestry = 56,789: There were 56,789 people of Romanian Ancestry living in California, in 2000. Out of these, 24,350 were born in Romania.
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There were approximately 16,000 people of Romanian Ancestry living in the Greater San Francisco Bay Area, in 2000. By Counties:

Alameda 2639 of Romanian Ancestry (1276 born in Romania)
Contra Costa 1376 of Romanian Ancestry ( 469 born in Romania)
Marin 799 of Romanian Ancestry ( 49 born in Romania)
Monterey 290 of Romanian Ancestry ( 132 born in Romania)
Napa 143 of Romanian Ancestry ( 24 born in Romania)
Sacramento 3974 of Romanian Ancestry (2211 born in Romania)
San Francisco 1455 of Romanian Ancestry ( 335 born in Romania)
San Joaquin 209 of Romanian Ancestry ( 83 born in Romania)
San Mateo 1002 of Romanian Ancestry ( 345 born in Romania)
Santa Clara 2399 of Romanian Ancestry (1067 born in Romania)
Santa Cruz 471 of Romanian Ancestry ( 99 born in Romania)
Solano 282 of Romanian Ancestry ( 74 born in Romania)
Sonoma 651 of Romanian Ancestry ( 100 born in Romania)
Stanislaus 467 of Romanian Ancestry ( 321 born in Romania)
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Total: 16,157 of Romanian Ancestry ( 6585 born in Romania)
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Note: I have provided at the end of this document, a link for the US Census Table with all the California counties.

As indicated earlier, there are approximately 367,073 persons in the US who indicated Romanian as their Ancestry. Out of these, 135,966 persons indicated that they were born in Romania. Here is the breakdown by state.

Alabama 1039 of Romanian Ancestry ( 440 born in Romania)
Alaska 350 of Romanian Ancestry ( 93 born in Romania)
Arizona 8469 of Romanian Ancestry ( 3398 born in Romania)
Arkansas 696 of Romanian Ancestry ( 294 born in Romania)
California 56789 of Romanian Ancestry (24350 born in Romania)
Colorado 4431 of Romanian Ancestry ( 1192 born in Romania)
Connecticut 6057 of Romanian Ancestry ( 2371 born in Romania)
Delaware 587 of Romanian Ancestry ( 105 born in Romania)
District of Columbia 930 of Romanian Ancestry ( 302 born in Romania)
Florida 28521 of Romanian Ancestry ( 9108 born in Romania)
Georgia 5986 of Romanian Ancestry ( 2974 born in Romania)
Hawaii 391 of Romanian Ancestry ( 117 born in Romania)
Idaho 1064 of Romanian Ancestry ( 527 born in Romania)
Illinois 24308 of Romanian Ancestry (12017 born in Romania)
Indiana 7606 of Romanian Ancestry ( 998 born in Romania)
Iowa 965 of Romanian Ancestry ( 294 born in Romania)
Kansas 911 of Romanian Ancestry ( 237 born in Romania)
Kentucky 1252 of Romanian Ancestry ( 253 born in Romania)
Lousiana 952 of Romanian Ancestry ( 311 born in Romania)
Maine 621 of Romanian Ancestry ( 140 born in Romania)
Maryland 5951 of Romanian Ancestry ( 1547 born in Romania)
Massachusetts 6734 of Romanian Ancestry ( 2058 born in Romania)
Michigan 26857 of Romanian Ancestry ( 8579 born in Romania)
Minnesota 5364 of Romanian Ancestry ( 971 born in Romania)
Mississippi 323 of Romanian Ancestry ( 91 born in Romania)
Missouri 3189 of Romanian Ancestry ( 1145 born in Romania)
Montana 593 of Romanian Ancestry ( 54 born in Romania)
Nebraska 885 of Romanian Ancestry ( 297 born in Romania)
Nevada 2846 of Romanian Ancestry ( 808 born in Romania)
New Hampshire 1230 of Romanian Ancestry ( 483 born in Romania)
New Jersey 17691 of Romanian Ancestry ( 6115 born in Romania)
New Mexico 1019 of Romanian Ancestry ( 108 born in Romania)
New York 51380 of Romanian Ancestry (25059 born in Romania)
North Carolina 3771 of Romanian Ancestry ( 1113 born in Romania)
North Dakota 316 of Romanian Ancestry ( 93 born in Romania)
Ohio 26017 of Romanian Ancestry ( 6040 born in Romania)
Oklahoma 914 of Romanian Ancestry ( 251 born in Romania)
Oregon 8470 of Romanian Ancestry ( 4202 born in Romania)
Pennsylvania 16625 of Romanian Ancestry ( 4274 born in Romania)
Rhode Island 962 of Romanian Ancestry ( 194 born in Romania)
South Carolina 1211 of Romanian Ancestry ( 425 born in Romania)
South Dakota 249 of Romanian Ancestry ( 111 born in Romania)
Tennessee 2247 of Romanian Ancestry ( 758 born in Romania)
Texas 9450 of Romanian Ancestry ( 3833 born in Romania)
Utah 1618 of Romanian Ancestry ( 449 born in Romania)
Vermont 651 of Romanian Ancestry ( 129 born in Romania)
Virginia 4886 of Romanian Ancestry ( 1787 born in Romania)
Washington 9964 of Romanian Ancestry ( 4345 born in Romania)
West Virginia 711 of Romanian Ancestry ( 89 born in Romania)
Wisconsin 3024 of Romanian Ancestry ( 1017 born in Romania)

Below is a breakdown of Official Romanian Immigration in the United States according to the US Citizenship and Immigration Office

On pages 10 and 11 of the link below you can find details on the Romanian Immigration in the last 183 years. The link will present you the entire document.

I have selected only the information on Romania and inserted it below:

You will find a lot of excellent information on Romanians living in the USA and Canada at the link below, including many links to other web sites that present facts about the Romanian immigration in Canada and US. The web site is a wealth of historical data regarding the Romanian Immigration to North America.

Finally, here is an interesting map of USA with information on Ancestry (including Romanians) from 1990 Census. Wait for the map to appear in your browser and then expand it.

Below are the links of for the US Census where I found most of the information presented in this document:

US States: Romanian Ancestry Reported (US Census Bureau table)
US Census Bureau: First Ancestry Reported (Romanian included)
US Census Bureau: Second Ancestry Reported (Romanian included)
US States: Country of Birth: Romania (US Census Bureau table)
California Counties Map.
California Counties: Romanian Ancestry Reported (US Census Bureau table)
California Counties: Country of birth: Romania (US Census Bureau table)
Information compiled by Liviu Ionescu: Friendly Internet Systems web site
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