Norwegian Americans

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Norwegian Americans
Norskamerikanere

Norskamerikanarar
Total population
4,642,526
1.5% of the US population[1]
Regions with significant populations
Midwest2,273,683
West1,552,462
South545,699
Northeast266,881
 Minnesota868,361
 Wisconsin466,469
 California412,177
 Washington410,818
 North Dakota199,154
 Iowa173,640
 Illinois171,745
 Oregon164,676
 Texas129,081
 Arizona124,618
 Colorado119,164
 Florida117,444
 South Dakota113,543
 New York92,796
 Montana90,425
Languages
English, Norwegian
Religion
Christianity (predominantly Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, Catholicism) Judaism (predominantly Orthodox Judaism and Reform Judaism), Atheism
Related ethnic groups
Norwegians, Norwegian Canadians, Scandinavian Americans, Danish Americans, Swedish Americans, Norwegian Australians, Norwegian New Zealanders, other

Norwegian Americans (Bokmål: Norskamerikanere, Nynorsk: Norskamerikanarar) are Americans with ancestral roots in Norway. Norwegian immigrants went to the United States mostly in the latter half of the 19th century and the first few decades of the 20th century.

References[change | change source]

  1. "American FactFinder". U.S. Census Bureau. Retrieved December 28, 2017.[permanent dead link]