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Slavic Americans

Slavic Americans
Slavic ancestry in the USA and Canada.png
Slavic Americans as % of population by state
Total population
c. 18–18.5 million
6% of the total U.S. population
Languages
English · Belarusian · Bosnian · Bulgarian · Croatian · Czech · Macedonian · Montenegrin · Polish · Russian · Serbian · Slovak · Slovenian · Ukrainian · Other Slavic languages
Religion
Eastern Orthodoxy, Roman Catholicism, Sunni Islam, Judaism.
Related ethnic groups
Baltic Americans

Slavic Americans are Americans of Slavic descent.

East Slavic Americans

South Slavic Americans

West Slavic Americans

Communities with large Slavic population ranked by percentage

Bulgaria Bulgarian [1]

Croatia Croatian [2]

Czech Republic Czech [3] [4]

Russia Russian [5] [6]

Poland Polish [7] [8] [9] [10]

Serbia Serbian [11]

Ukraine Ukrainian [12]

Education and income

Socioeconomic indicators: 2017 [13]
Ethnicity Per capita income Household Income College degrees (%)
Bulgarian $39,334 $75,693 60.8
Croatian $47,292 $81,199 48.6
Czech $43,021 $71,663 45.4
Polish $42,674 $73,452 42.5
Russian $54,690 $80,554 60.4
Serbian $43,284 $79,135 46.0
Slovak $46,323 $73,093 44.8
Slovene $48,781 $79,358 50.8
Ukrainian $46,014 $75,674 52.2
Yugoslavian $35,586 $65,930 29.0

References

  1. ^ [www.epodunk.com]
  2. ^ [www.epodunk.com]
  3. ^ [www.epodunk.com]
  4. ^ American FactFinder Community Facts Conway, North Dakota 2000 Census Ancestry [factfinder.census.gov]
  5. ^ [www.epodunk.com]
  6. ^ [factfinder.census.gov] American fact finder, Nikolaevsk, Alaska, Census 2000-Selected Social Characteristics (Household and Family Type, Disability, Citizenship, Ancestry, Language, ...)
  7. ^ American FactFinder Community Facts Pulawski Township, Michigan 2000 Census Ancestry [factfinder.census.gov]
  8. ^ [www.epodunk.com]
  9. ^ American FactFinder Community Facts Posen Township, Michigan 2000 Census Ancestry [factfinder.census.gov]
  10. ^ American FactFinder Community Facts Posen, Michigan 2000 Census Ancestry [factfinder.census.gov]
  11. ^ [www.epodunk.com]
  12. ^ [www.epodunk.com]
  13. ^ [factfinder.census.gov]

Further reading

  • Bicha, Karel D. "Hunkies: Stereotyping the Slavic Immigrants, 1890-1920." Journal of American Ethnic History 2.1 (1982): 16-38. online
  • Elliott, Robin G. "The Eastern European Immigrant in American Literature: The View of the Host Culture, 1900-1930." Polish American Studies (1985): 25-45. online
  • Kralj, Dejan. "Balkan minds: Transnational nationalism & the transformation of South Slavic immigrant identity in Chicago, 1890–1941" (PhD Dissertation, Loyola University Chicago, 2012.) online
  • Steidl, Annemarie et al. From a Multiethnic Empire to a Nation of Nations: Austro-Hungarian Migrants in the US, 1870–1940 (Innsbruck: Studien Verlag, 2017). 354 pp.
  • Thernstrom, Stephan, ed. Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups (1980) (ISBN 0-674-37512-2), the standard reference, covering all major groups and most minor groups online

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