May 18, 2022

Reference: Interactive Graphic: Measuring the U.S. Melting Pot (U.S. Community Survey Data)

Via Bloomberg:

More than half of the nation’s 3,143 counties contain a plurality of people who describe themselves as German-American, according to a Bloomberg compilation of data from the Census Bureau’s 2010 American Community Survey.

Use the interactive graphic to explore the results of the survey and see the distribution of other heritages across the country. Select an ancestry to see its concentration, county by county, then choose one from the right to compare their relative prominence in a region.

See Also: Summary: 2010 Census Shows Asians are Fastest-Growing Race Group
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