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Russian Americans

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Russian Americans
Русские американцы
Total population
3,163,084 self-reported[1]
1.0% of the U.S. population (2009)
409,000 Russian-born[2]
Regions with significant populations
Predominantly: Eastern Orthodoxy (Russian Orthodox Church, Orthodox Church in America)
Minority: Old Believers (Russian Orthodox Old-Rite Church), Irreligion, Catholic Church, Judaism
Related ethnic groups
Russian Canadians, Belarusian Americans, Rusyn Americans, Ukrainian Americans, Russian Jews, Alaskan Creoles

Russian Americans are Americans who can trace their ancestry to Russia, the former Russian Empire, or the former Soviet Union.

References[change | change source]

  1. "Selected Social Characteristics in the United States: 2007". U.S. Census American Community Survey. 2007. Archived from the original on 2020-02-11. Retrieved 2009-04-23.
  2. "2007 ACS Study". Integrated Public Use Microdata Series. 2007. Retrieved 2007-04-23.