Danish Americans

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Danish Americans
United States Denmark
Total population
1,284,171[1] 0.4% of the U.S. population (2017)
Regions with significant populations
California, Utah, Iowa, Wisconsin, Nebraska, Minnesota and Illinois
English, Danish
Christianity (predominantly Lutheran; also other Protestant churches, Catholicism and Mormonism)
Related ethnic groups
Danes, Greenlanders, Greenlandic Americans, Danish Canadians, Danish Australians, Scandinavian Americans, Norwegian Americans, European Americans
Distribution of Danish Americans according to the 2000 census.

Danish Americans (Danish: Dansk-amerikanere) are Americans who have ancestral roots originated fully or partially from Denmark. There are approximately 1,300,000 Americans of Danish origin or descent.[2][3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder - Search". Factfinder.census.gov. Archived from the original on 19 October 2016. Retrieved 9 November 2019.
  2. Bureau, U. S. Census. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 2019-11-09.
  3. John Mark Nielsen, and Peter L. Petersen. "Danish Americans." in Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, edited by Thomas Riggs, (3rd ed., vol. 2, Gale, 2014), pp. 1-14. online.