Romanian Ancestry in America
People of Romanian ancestry form an important group in several countries in North and South America. As per the rough estimates, Romanian ancestry is estimated at 1.5 million in North America. It forms an important minority Group in the United States, Canada, Brazil, and Argentina.
Let’s have a look at Countries having significant Romanian ancestry
Romanian Americans are Americans who have full or partial Romanian ancestry. In the United States census of 2020, 0.5 million people identified as being fully or partly of Romanian ancestry. In addition 167,751 people are Romanian born citizens in US.
According to the United States Ancestry Census estimates 2019, there were 467,043 (0.14% of the US Population) people of Romanian descent in the U.S.
Romanian Ancestry Statewise
Population wise California (60,728) has the largest number of people with Romanian Ancestry followed by New York (52,927), Illinois (35,438), Florida (34,892), and Michigan (27,394).
Percentage-wise top US states with Romanian Ancestry are Illinois (0.28%), Washington (0.28%), Michigan (0.27%), New York (0.27%), and Oregon (0.24%).
List of States by Romanian Ancestry Population
|9||District of Columbia||1,282||0.18%|
Source: US Census estimates 2020
Romanian Canadians are Canadians who have full or partial Romanian ancestry. Romanian Canadians account for about 0.69% of the total population of Canada
According to the Canadian Census 2020, there were 238,050 people of Romanian descent in Canada.
Romanian Ancestry Provinces
Ontario, with 98,235 people of Romanian ancestry, has the largest population of Romanian -Canadians in Canada followed by Quebec (53,060) and Alberta (34,230).
Percentage-wise Saskatchewan (1.19%) have the highest percentage of Romanian followed by Alberta (0.86%) and Ontario (0.74%).
List of Provinces by Romanian Ancestry Population
|#||Provinces and Territories||Responses||Percentage|
|5||Newfoundland and Labrador||185||0.04%|
|10||Prince Edward Island||125||0.09%|
Source: Canada Census 2016
Romanian Brazilians are Brazilians who have full or partial Romanian ancestry. Romanian Brazilians account for about 0.1% of the total population of Brazil
According to 2008 estimates, there are around 200,000 Romanians or people of Romanian descent currently living in Brazil.
Source: 2008 estimates