According to the 1990 Census, the German-Americans are the largest ethnic group in the U.S. with 57,947,374 persons or 23.3% of the U.S. population claiming some form of German ancestry.
|1990 Rank||Ancestry Group||Number||Percent|
From: U.S. Census, 1990 Detailed Ancestry Groups for States CPH-L-97.
* 70% of the total Swiss statistic
The results indicate that German-Americans constitute a full one-fourth of the population (Deutsche Welt-U.S.A., July/August 1992).
If you wish to have the statistics for your own state, write to:
Ethnic and Hispanic Branch Population Division
U.S. Bureau of the Census
Washington, D.C. 20233
and request the 1990 Detailed Ancestry Groups for States CPH-L-97; A Supplement to the 1990 CP-S-1-2, "Detailed Ancestry Groups for States."
Updated: 17 November 2007, BAS
Comments to: IUPUI Max Kade German-American Center, firstname.lastname@example.org
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