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Slovak Americans

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Slovak Americans
Slovenskí Američania
Total population
0.27% of the US population
Regions with significant populations
Illinois, Indiana, New Jersey
New York, Ohio, Pennsylvania
English, Slovak
Roman Catholicism, Greek Catholicism
Lutheranism, Judaism
Related ethnic groups
Czech Americans, Polish Americans, Other Slavic Americans

Slovak Americans are Americans of Slovak descent. In the 1990 Census, Slovak Americans made up the third-largest portion of Slavic ethnic groups. There are currently about 790,000 people of Slovak descent living in the United States.[2][3]


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  1. "U.S. Census website". United States Census Bureau. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  2. "Ancestry: 2000 : Census 2000 Brief" (PDF). Census.gov. Archived from the original (PDF) on 20 September 2004. Retrieved 7 October 2017.
  3. June Granatir Alexander, "Slovak Americans." in Gale Encyclopedia of Multicultural America, edited by Thomas Riggs, (3rd ed., vol. 4, Gale, 2014), pp. 209-221. online