Portuguese Americans

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Portuguese Americans
Luso-Americans
português-americanos
luso-americanos
United States Portugal
Total population
Portuguese ancestry
1,373,147 (2015)
0.4% of the US population[1]
Regions with significant populations
California, Florida, Hawaii, Massachusetts, New York, New Jersey, and Rhode Island, among others.
Languages
Religion
Predominantly
Roman Catholic
Related ethnic groups

Portuguese Americans (Portuguese: português-americanos), also known as Luso-Americans (luso-americanos), are citizens and residents of the United States who are connected to the country of Portugal by birth, ancestry, or citizenship.

References[change | change source]

  1. "2015 American Community Survey 1-Year Estimates: Selected Social Characteristics in the United States". United States Census Bureau. 2015. Retrieved 2017-01-30.