Ancestry in the South (Region)

European and African Ancestry#1

Self-reported anscestry as a percentage of the total population; more than one answer per person permitted.
Scope: population of the United States and the South
South
United States
0%10%20%30%40%CountOther1Unclassified2GermanAmericanIrishEnglishItalianFrenchScottishPolishScotch-IrishSubsaharan AfricanEuropeanWest IndianDutchAfricanSwedishRussian42.621344%38.428408%42.621344%42.6%51,041,49951.0M17.011746%15.173733%17.011746%17.0%20,372,53920.4M10.062070%14.402193%10.062070%10.1%12,049,90512.0M9.866536%6.893915%9.866536%9.9%11,815,74211.8M8.826447%10.388542%8.826447%8.8%10,570,17510.6M7.785715%7.667869%7.785715%7.8%9,323,8399.32M3.273657%5.391399%3.273657%3.3%3,920,3923.92M2.274499%2.558873%2.274499%2.3%2,723,8432.72M1.729180%1.713281%1.729180%1.7%2,070,7922.07M1.467639%2.933256%1.467639%1.5%1,757,5821.76M1.330197%0.959589%1.330197%1.3%1,592,9871.59M1.242950%1.014616%1.242950%1.2%1,488,5041.49M1.134238%1.231449%1.134238%1.1%1,358,3151.36M1.121620%0.904390%1.121620%1.1%1,343,2041.34M0.905892%1.321827%0.905892%0.9%1,084,8581.08M0.801152%0.572963%0.801152%0.8%959,425959k0.550028%1.227017%0.550028%0.6%658,690659k0.514387%0.877530%0.514387%0.5%616,008616k

Hispanic Ancestry#2

Self-reported Hispanic anscestry as a percentage of the Hispanic population.
Scope: population of the United States and the South
South
United States
0%20%40%60%Count%MexicanCentral AmericanPuerto RicanCubanSouth AmericanSalvadoranOther HispanicColombianHonduranGuatemalanDominicanPeruvianSpaniardNicaraguanVenezuelanEcuadorianArgentineanSpanish60.643580%63.606971%60.643580%60.6%12,316,58512.3M10.285%10.3%10.697451%9.063007%10.697451%10.7%2,172,6302.17M1.814%1.81%8.300484%9.556329%8.300484%8.3%1,685,8111.69M1.408%1.41%7.954094%3.764242%7.954094%8.0%1,615,4601.62M1.349%1.35%6.944867%6.058500%6.944867%6.9%1,410,4881.41M1.178%1.18%4.160121%3.727366%4.160121%4.2%844,912845k0.706%0.71%3.853614%4.710506%3.853614%3.9%782,661783k0.654%0.65%2.673942%1.955032%2.673942%2.7%543,072543k0.453%0.45%2.375815%1.505399%2.375815%2.4%482,523483k0.403%0.40%2.229373%2.407590%2.229373%2.2%452,781453k0.378%0.38%1.605910%3.240446%1.605910%1.6%326,157326k0.272%0.27%1.183971%1.140825%1.183971%1.2%240,462240k0.201%0.20%1.101006%1.391783%1.101006%1.1%223,612224k0.187%0.19%1.100912%0.738907%1.100912%1.1%223,593224k0.187%0.19%1.043098%0.537721%1.043098%1.0%211,851212k0.177%0.18%0.632675%1.247325%0.632675%0.6%128,495128k0.107%0.11%0.561808%0.484479%0.561808%0.6%114,102114k0.095%0.10%0.503092%0.908158%0.503092%0.5%102,177102k0.085%0.09%

Asian Ancestry#3

Self-reported Asian anscestry as a percentage of the Asian population.
Scope: population of the United States and the South
South
United States
0%5%10%15%20%25%Count%IndianChineseVietnameseFilipinoKoreanPakistaniJapaneseMixedThaiLaotianCambodianNepaleseBurmeseNot SpecifiedBangladeshiTaiwaneseHmong26.994397%20.803641%26.994397%27.0%1,020,6391.02M0.852%0.85%16.377086%22.878500%16.377086%16.4%619,206619k0.517%0.52%15.586698%10.347871%15.586698%15.6%589,322589k0.492%0.49%11.912363%16.556564%11.912363%11.9%450,398450k0.376%0.38%9.146006%8.710278%9.146006%9.1%345,804346k0.289%0.29%4.510267%2.630381%4.510267%4.5%170,530171k0.142%0.14%2.414380%4.706558%2.414380%2.4%91,28691.3k0.076%0.08%1.558427%2.308201%1.558427%1.6%58,92358.9k0.049%0.05%1.498150%1.136294%1.498150%1.5%56,64456.6k0.047%0.05%1.487941%1.274762%1.487941%1.5%56,25856.3k0.047%0.05%1.258474%1.568456%1.258474%1.3%47,58247.6k0.040%0.04%1.201371%0.723646%1.201371%1.2%45,42345.4k0.038%0.04%1.164714%0.832158%1.164714%1.2%44,03744.0k0.037%0.04%1.130013%0.802052%1.130013%1.1%42,72542.7k0.036%0.04%0.929110%0.963735%0.929110%0.9%35,12935.1k0.029%0.03%0.841857%0.950392%0.841857%0.8%31,83031.8k0.027%0.03%0.704192%1.657522%0.704192%0.7%26,62526.6k0.022%0.02%

Map of Ancestry by State in the South

German Ancestry by State#4

Percentage of the population reporting 'German' ancestry (%):
5.3%7.8%10.2%12.7%15.2%17.7%

American Ancestry by State#5

Percentage of the population reporting 'American' ancestry (%):
2.3%5.6%8.8%12.0%15.2%18.5%

Irish Ancestry by State#6

Percentage of the population reporting 'Irish' ancestry (%):
6.7%8.6%10.5%12.3%14.2%16.1%

English Ancestry by State#7

Percentage of the population reporting 'English' ancestry (%):
5.1%6.2%7.4%8.5%9.6%10.8%

Italian Ancestry by State#8

Percentage of the population reporting 'Italian' ancestry (%):
1.5%3.2%4.8%6.4%8.0%9.6%

French Ancestry by State#9

Percentage of the population reporting 'French' ancestry (%):
1.4%3.6%5.8%8.0%10.2%12.5%

Scottish Ancestry by State#10

Percentage of the population reporting 'Scottish' ancestry (%):
0.97%1.26%1.55%1.84%2.12%2.42%

Polish Ancestry by State#11

Percentage of the population reporting 'Polish' ancestry (%):
0.4%1.2%2.0%2.7%3.5%4.3%

Scotch-Irish Ancestry by State#12

Percentage of the population reporting 'Scotch-Irish' ancestry (%):
0.61%1.00%1.39%1.78%2.17%2.56%

Subsaharan African Ancestry by State#13

Percentage of the population reporting 'Subsaharan African' ancestry (%):
0.2%1.1%1.8%2.6%3.4%4.2%

European Ancestry by State#14

Percentage of the population reporting 'European' ancestry (%):
0.53%0.84%1.15%1.46%1.77%2.08%

West Indian Ancestry by State#15

Percentage of the population reporting 'West Indian' ancestry (%):
0.0%1.0%1.8%2.7%3.6%4.5%

Dutch Ancestry by State#16

Percentage of the population reporting 'Dutch' ancestry (%):
0.51%0.78%1.05%1.32%1.59%1.87%

African Ancestry by State#17

Percentage of the population reporting ' African' ancestry (%):
0.24%0.66%1.07%1.49%1.90%2.32%

Swedish Ancestry by State#18

Percentage of the population reporting 'Swedish' ancestry (%):
0.25%0.36%0.47%0.57%0.68%0.79%

Mexican Ancestry by State#19

Percentage of the population reporting ' Mexican' ancestry (%):
0%7%14%20%27%34%

Central American Ancestry by State#20

Percentage of the population reporting ' Central American' ancestry (%):
0.1%1.0%1.9%2.8%3.6%4.5%

Puerto Rican Ancestry by State#21

Percentage of the population reporting ' Puerto Rican' ancestry (%):
0.2%1.2%2.2%3.1%4.1%5.1%

Cuban Ancestry by State#22

Percentage of the population reporting ' Cuban' ancestry (%):
0.0%1.5%2.8%4.2%5.6%7.1%

South American Ancestry by State#23

Percentage of the population reporting ' South American' ancestry (%):
0.1%0.9%1.7%2.5%3.3%4.2%

Indian Ancestry by State#24

Percentage of the population reporting 'Indian' ancestry (%):
0.17%0.45%0.72%0.99%1.26%1.53%

Chinese Ancestry by State#25

Percentage of the population reporting 'Chinese' ancestry (%):
0.17%0.41%0.63%0.86%1.09%1.32%

Vietnamese Ancestry by State#26

Percentage of the population reporting 'Vietnamese' ancestry (%):
0.06%0.24%0.40%0.57%0.73%0.90%

Filipino Ancestry by State#27

Percentage of the population reporting 'Filipino' ancestry (%):
0.12%0.27%0.42%0.57%0.72%0.88%

Korean Ancestry by State#28

Percentage of the population reporting 'Korean' ancestry (%):
0.06%0.22%0.37%0.53%0.68%0.84%
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Ancestry by Place in the South

There are 9,692 places in the South. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the South, and the United States. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 188,973.

German Ancestry by Place#29

Percentage of the total population.
Scope: population of the South, selected places in the South, and entities that contain the South
0%5%10%15%Count#LouisvilleLexington-FayetteUnited States of AmericaUnited StatesSt. PetersburgArlingtonTulsaVirginia BeachVirginia BchOklahoma CityAmarilloPlanoAustinLubbockChesapeakeSouthHuntsvilleWinston-SalemCharlotteRaleighJacksonvilleFayettevilleTampaArlingtonNashville-DavidsonFort WorthColumbusCorpus ChristiNorfolkLittle RockSan AntonioGreensboroRichmondDurhamOrlandoWashingtonBaltimoreNew OrleansMobileGarlandBaton RougeDallasAtlantaIrvingAugusta-Richmond County consolidated government (balance)Augusta-Richmon…HoustonShreveportMemphisMontgomeryEl PasoBirminghamMiamiLaredoHialeah15.693629%15.693629%15.7%95,97896.0k114.704570%14.704570%14.7%45,80945.8k214.402193%14.402193%14.4%45,879,36045.9M13.355285%13.355285%13.4%33,86733.9k313.172514%13.172514%13.2%29,78229.8k412.786255%12.786255%12.8%51,13351.1k512.648171%12.648171%12.6%56,88356.9k612.002290%12.002290%12.0%74,41674.4k711.740649%11.740649%11.7%23,19623.2k811.650447%11.650447%11.7%32,51532.5k911.636092%11.636092%11.6%105,630106k1011.029132%11.029132%11.0%26,96727.0k1110.394779%10.394779%10.4%24,24024.2k1210.062070%10.062070%10.1%12,049,90512.0M9.665402%9.665402%9.7%18,26518.3k139.437087%9.437087%9.4%22,50522.5k149.423318%9.423318%9.4%76,21976.2k159.420927%9.420927%9.4%41,57741.6k169.410868%9.410868%9.4%80,61580.6k179.285118%9.285118%9.3%18,91118.9k189.062264%9.062264%9.1%32,75832.8k199.004191%9.004191%9.0%34,56734.6k208.703250%8.703250%8.7%56,02956.0k218.437243%8.437243%8.4%68,84268.8k228.318897%8.318897%8.3%16,66316.7k237.976879%7.976879%8.0%25,53025.5k247.861259%7.861259%7.9%19,31719.3k257.809148%7.809148%7.8%15,43415.4k267.662236%7.662236%7.7%110,287110k277.611535%7.611535%7.6%21,47821.5k287.455264%7.455264%7.5%16,16116.2k297.289056%7.289056%7.3%18,35118.4k306.983889%6.983889%7.0%18,38918.4k316.978205%6.978205%7.0%45,98746.0k326.862802%6.862802%6.9%42,61842.6k336.509159%6.509159%6.5%24,92524.9k346.438258%6.438258%6.4%12,47212.5k356.176909%6.176909%6.2%14,50414.5k365.945062%5.945062%5.9%13,59613.6k375.839493%5.839493%5.8%74,65474.7k385.734063%5.734063%5.7%26,16926.2k395.725541%5.725541%5.7%13,28413.3k405.629015%5.629015%5.6%11,07711.1k415.172272%5.172272%5.2%115,889116k424.981593%4.981593%5.0%9,892433.879962%3.879962%3.9%25,44725.4k443.731961%3.731961%3.7%7,528453.606034%3.606034%3.6%24,45124.5k463.268463%3.268463%3.3%6,943471.605096%1.605096%1.6%6,944480.701710%0.701710%0.7%1,766490.272041%0.272041%0.3%64150