Albanian Ancestry in United States
Albanian Americans are Americans who have full or partial Albanian ancestry. People of Albanian ancestry form an important group in several countries in North and South America. They trace their ancestry to the territories with a large Albanian population in the Balkans among others to Albania, Italy, Kosovo, North Macedonia, and Montenegro. The Albanian diaspora is large and continues to grow, with Albanians now present in significant numbers in numerous countries, primarily in Europe and the Americas.
The largest communities of the Albanian diaspora in the Americas are particularly found in the United States, Argentina, Brazil, and Canada According to the United States Census 2020, there were 202,192 (0.06% of the U.S. population) people of Albanian descent in the U.S.
Top US States by Albanian Population
Population wise New York (53,010) has the largest number of people with Albanian Ancestry followed by Michigan (24,212), Massachusetts (17,432), Florida (15,529), and New Jersey (12,691).
List of States by Albanian Ancestry Population
|26||District of Columbia||763|
Source: US Census estimates 2020
Top U.S metropolitan areas by Albanian population
New York Metro area with 75,479 people of ancestry, has the largest population of Americans. It’s followed by Detroit (27,037) and the Chicago metro area (19,894).
Top Metro Areas by Population
|1||New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY-NJ-PA||75,479|
|7||Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater, FL||7,397|
|9||New Haven-Milford, CT||6,946|
|11||Hartford-East Hartford-Middletown, CT||4,174|
|12||St. Louis, MO-IL||3,344|
|14||Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington, TX||2,357|
|16||Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Alpharetta, GA||2,145|
|18||Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA||2,094|
|20||Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land, TX||1,894|
Source: US Census Estimates
Albanian Canadians are Canadians who have full or partial Albanian ancestry. Albanian Canadians account for about 0.11% of the total population of Canada. According to the Canadian Census 2020, there were 36,185 people of Albanian descent in Canada.
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