Ancestry in the West (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 West
West
United States
0% 10% 20% 30% 40% 50% Count Other 1 German Unclassified 2 English Irish American Italian French Norwegian Scottish Swedish European Polish Dutch Russian Scotch-Irish Danish Portuguese Welsh Subsaharan African 50.062961% 38.853217% 50.062961% 50.1% 36,450,153 36.5M 12.677825% 15.316166% 12.677825% 12.7% 9,230,550 9.23M 9.656774% 12.227841% 9.656774% 9.7% 7,030,964 7.03M 8.721557% 8.284571% 8.721557% 8.7% 6,350,046 6.35M 8.597065% 11.102335% 8.597065% 8.6% 6,259,405 6.26M 4.077845% 6.952315% 4.077845% 4.1% 2,969,023 2.97M 4.007262% 5.596467% 4.007262% 4.0% 2,917,632 2.92M 2.357994% 2.785842% 2.357994% 2.4% 1,716,823 1.72M 2.047472% 1.441414% 2.047472% 2.0% 1,490,736 1.49M 1.986413% 1.760775% 1.986413% 2.0% 1,446,280 1.45M 1.777940% 1.305531% 1.777940% 1.8% 1,294,494 1.29M 1.692609% 1.153785% 1.692609% 1.7% 1,232,365 1.23M 1.620401% 3.080418% 1.620401% 1.6% 1,179,792 1.18M 1.424952% 1.455244% 1.424952% 1.4% 1,037,488 1.04M 1.059037% 0.951467% 1.059037% 1.1% 771,070 771k 0.874792% 1.031148% 0.874792% 0.9% 636,924 637k 0.854830% 0.436821% 0.854830% 0.9% 622,390 622k 0.712668% 0.450891% 0.712668% 0.7% 518,884 519k 0.689635% 0.584637% 0.689635% 0.7% 502,114 502k 0.645950% 0.940999% 0.645950% 0.6% 470,307 470k

Hispanic Ancestry#2

Self-reported Hispanic anscestry as a percentage of the Hispanic population.
Scope: population of the United States and the West
West
United States
0% 20% 40% 60% 80% Count % Mexican Central American Other Hispanic or Latino Other Hispanic or … Salvadoran South American Guatemalan Puerto Rican Spaniard Spanish Cuban Peruvian Nicaraguan Honduran Colombian 82.037784% 64.480811% 82.037784% 82.0% 17,244,064 17.2M 23.684% 23.7% 7.306060% 8.801639% 7.306060% 7.3% 1,535,709 1.54M 2.109% 2.11% 5.655819% 4.591073% 5.655819% 5.7% 1,188,834 1.19M 1.633% 1.63% 3.595163% 3.661575% 3.595163% 3.6% 755,691 756k 1.038% 1.04% 2.271863% 5.989543% 2.271863% 2.3% 477,538 478k 0.656% 0.66% 2.190806% 2.312091% 2.190806% 2.2% 460,500 461k 0.632% 0.63% 1.857137% 9.435605% 1.857137% 1.9% 390,364 390k 0.536% 0.54% 1.707863% 1.369725% 1.707863% 1.7% 358,987 359k 0.493% 0.49% 1.500961% 0.968809% 1.500961% 1.5% 315,497 315k 0.433% 0.43% 0.723998% 3.664443% 0.723998% 0.7% 152,182 152k 0.209% 0.21% 0.666495% 1.152951% 0.666495% 0.7% 140,095 140k 0.192% 0.19% 0.602003% 0.746827% 0.602003% 0.6% 126,539 127k 0.174% 0.17% 0.530475% 1.395535% 0.530475% 0.5% 111,504 112k 0.153% 0.15% 0.512996% 1.943926% 0.512996% 0.5% 107,830 108k 0.148% 0.15%

Asian Ancestry#3

Self-reported Asian anscestry as a percentage of the Asian population.
Scope: population of the United States and the West
West
United States
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% Count % Filipino Chinese Vietnamese Indian Korean Japanese Other Cambodian Hmong Laotian Thai Taiwanese Pakistani Not Specified Indonesian 24.716558% 17.100771% 24.716558% 24.7% 1,696,220 1.70M 2.330% 2.33% 22.681451% 22.516174% 22.681451% 22.7% 1,556,557 1.56M 2.138% 2.14% 11.560953% 10.832163% 11.560953% 11.6% 793,392 793k 1.090% 1.09% 10.587908% 19.436656% 10.587908% 10.6% 726,615 727k 0.998% 1.00% 9.078995% 9.445435% 9.078995% 9.1% 623,063 623k 0.856% 0.86% 8.236249% 5.153657% 8.236249% 8.2% 565,228 565k 0.776% 0.78% 3.782032% 3.567590% 3.782032% 3.8% 259,549 260k 0.356% 0.36% 1.865086% 1.671748% 1.865086% 1.9% 127,995 128k 0.176% 0.18% 1.497227% 1.645573% 1.497227% 1.5% 102,750 103k 0.141% 0.14% 1.342827% 1.348625% 1.342827% 1.3% 92,154 92.2k 0.127% 0.13% 1.124516% 1.181233% 1.124516% 1.1% 77,172 77.2k 0.106% 0.11% 1.095562% 0.978987% 1.095562% 1.1% 75,185 75.2k 0.103% 0.10% 0.870942% 2.468454% 0.870942% 0.9% 59,770 59.8k 0.082% 0.08% 0.587219% 0.888087% 0.587219% 0.6% 40,299 40.3k 0.055% 0.06% 0.526747% 0.461379% 0.526747% 0.5% 36,149 36.1k 0.050% 0.05%

Map of Ancestry by State in the West

German Ancestry by State#4

Percentage of the population reporting 'German' ancestry (%):
6.2%10.4%14.6%18.8%23.0%27.2%

English Ancestry by State#5

Percentage of the population reporting 'English' ancestry (%):
3.9%8.3%12.7%17.0%21.4%25.8%

Irish Ancestry by State#6

Percentage of the population reporting 'Irish' ancestry (%):
4.7%6.8%8.8%10.8%12.9%14.9%

American Ancestry by State#7

Percentage of the population reporting 'American' ancestry (%):
1.2%3.0%4.7%6.4%8.1%9.9%

Italian Ancestry by State#8

Percentage of the population reporting 'Italian' ancestry (%):
2.0%2.9%3.7%4.5%5.3%6.2%

French Ancestry by State#9

Percentage of the population reporting 'French' ancestry (%):
1.59%2.02%2.43%2.85%3.26%3.68%

Norwegian Ancestry by State#10

Percentage of the population reporting 'Norwegian' ancestry (%):
0.7%2.5%4.2%6.0%7.7%9.5%

Scottish Ancestry by State#11

Percentage of the population reporting 'Scottish' ancestry (%):
1.1%1.8%2.5%3.2%3.9%4.6%

Swedish Ancestry by State#12

Percentage of the population reporting 'Swedish' ancestry (%):
0.7%1.4%2.0%2.7%3.4%4.1%

European Ancestry by State#13

Percentage of the population reporting 'European' ancestry (%):
0.7%1.5%2.2%2.9%3.6%4.3%

Polish Ancestry by State#14

Percentage of the population reporting 'Polish' ancestry (%):
0.84%1.19%1.53%1.87%2.22%2.56%

Dutch Ancestry by State#15

Percentage of the population reporting 'Dutch' ancestry (%):
0.67%1.03%1.38%1.74%2.09%2.45%

Russian Ancestry by State#16

Percentage of the population reporting 'Russian' ancestry (%):
0.38%0.59%0.79%0.99%1.20%1.41%

Scotch-Irish Ancestry by State#17

Percentage of the population reporting 'Scotch-Irish' ancestry (%):
0.50%0.73%0.96%1.18%1.41%1.64%

Danish Ancestry by State#18

Percentage of the population reporting 'Danish' ancestry (%):
0.2%1.3%2.3%3.3%4.3%5.3%

Mexican Ancestry by State#19

Percentage of the population reporting ' Mexican' ancestry (%):
2%8%14%20%26%32%

Central American Ancestry by State#20

Percentage of the population reporting ' Central American' ancestry (%):
0.0%0.8%1.4%2.1%2.8%3.5%

Salvadoran Ancestry by State#21

Percentage of the population reporting ' Salvadoran' ancestry (%):
0.02%0.37%0.71%1.06%1.41%1.76%

South American Ancestry by State#22

Percentage of the population reporting ' South American' ancestry (%):
0.15%0.34%0.53%0.71%0.90%1.09%

Guatemalan Ancestry by State#23

Percentage of the population reporting ' Guatemalan' ancestry (%):
0.02%0.22%0.42%0.62%0.82%1.03%

Filipino Ancestry by State#24

Percentage of the population reporting 'Filipino' ancestry (%):
0.1%3.0%5.8%8.7%11.5%14.4%

Chinese Ancestry by State#25

Percentage of the population reporting 'Chinese' ancestry (%):
0.1%0.9%1.7%2.5%3.2%4.1%

Vietnamese Ancestry by State#26

Percentage of the population reporting 'Vietnamese' ancestry (%):
0.02%0.34%0.66%0.98%1.30%1.62%

Indian Ancestry by State#27

Percentage of the population reporting 'Indian' ancestry (%):
0.05%0.34%0.63%0.92%1.20%1.49%

Korean Ancestry by State#28

Percentage of the population reporting 'Korean' ancestry (%):
0.08%0.39%0.70%1.01%1.32%1.64%
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Ancestry by Place in the West

There are 5,630 places in the West. This section compares the 50 most populous of those to each other, the West, and the United States. The least populous of the compared places has a population of 177,366.

German Ancestry by Place#29

Percentage of the total population.
Scope: population of the West, selected places in the West, and entities that contain the West
0% 5% 10% 15% 20% Count # Spokane Colorado Springs Colorado Spgs Scottsdale Gilbert Portland Chandler Boise City Anchorage Mesa Tacoma Seattle Henderson Huntington Beach Huntington Bch United States of America United States Denver Glendale Aurora Reno Santa Clarita West Tucson Phoenix Salt Lake City Salt Lk City Modesto Albuquerque Paradise Las Vegas San Diego Spring Valley Riverside Sacramento San Francisco Bakersfield Irvine Fresno North Las Vegas N Las Vegas Sunrise Manor Long Beach Fremont San Jose Anaheim Stockton Oakland Glendale Chula Vista San Bernardino Moreno Valley Los Angeles Urban Honolulu Oxnard Fontana Santa Ana 22.513581% 22.513581% 22.5% 47,161 47.2k 1 22.162257% 22.162257% 22.2% 94,368 94.4k 2 19.775581% 19.775581% 19.8% 43,760 43.8k 3 18.260132% 18.260132% 18.3% 39,384 39.4k 4 18.134245% 18.134245% 18.1% 107,842 108k 5 17.947208% 17.947208% 17.9% 43,270 43.3k 6 17.719310% 17.719310% 17.7% 37,162 37.2k 7 17.023273% 17.023273% 17.0% 50,259 50.3k 8 16.605742% 16.605742% 16.6% 74,228 74.2k 9 16.368162% 16.368162% 16.4% 32,882 32.9k 10 16.342101% 16.342101% 16.3% 102,086 102k 11 16.025394% 16.025394% 16.0% 41,979 42.0k 12 15.442269% 15.442269% 15.4% 29,834 29.8k 13 15.316166% 15.316166% 15.3% 47,715,461 47.7M 14.613667% 14.613667% 14.6% 90,502 90.5k 14 14.258825% 14.258825% 14.3% 32,802 32.8k 15 14.056848% 14.056848% 14.1% 46,784 46.8k 16 13.852094% 13.852094% 13.9% 31,644 31.6k 17 12.815308% 12.815308% 12.8% 22,730 22.7k 18 12.677825% 12.677825% 12.7% 9,230,550 9.23M 12.628278% 12.628278% 12.6% 66,081 66.1k 19 12.182292% 12.182292% 12.2% 179,523 180k 20 11.259109% 11.259109% 11.3% 21,183 21.2k 21 10.752163% 10.752163% 10.8% 21,787 21.8k 22 10.640182% 10.640182% 10.6% 58,501 58.5k 23 10.620471% 10.620471% 10.6% 23,539 23.5k 24 10.326359% 10.326359% 10.3% 61,080 61.1k 25 9.827961% 9.827961% 9.8% 130,008 130k 26 9.519440% 9.519440% 9.5% 17,428 17.4k 27 8.552806% 8.552806% 8.6% 26,441 26.4k 28 8.486734% 8.486734% 8.5% 40,013 40.0k 29 8.173079% 8.173079% 8.2% 66,815 66.8k 30 8.161953% 8.161953% 8.2% 28,805 28.8k 31 7.909033% 7.909033% 7.9% 17,500 17.5k 32 7.780056% 7.780056% 7.8% 38,964 39.0k 33 7.710547% 7.710547% 7.7% 16,942 16.9k 34 7.647201% 7.647201% 7.6% 14,254 14.3k 35 6.870509% 6.870509% 6.9% 31,977 32.0k 36 6.581505% 6.581505% 6.6% 14,359 14.4k 37 6.244794% 6.244794% 6.2% 60,506 60.5k 38 5.925353% 5.925353% 5.9% 20,151 20.2k 39 5.691800% 5.691800% 5.7% 16,757 16.8k 40 5.434610% 5.434610% 5.4% 21,576 21.6k 41 5.031518% 5.031518% 5.0% 9,730 42 4.947026% 4.947026% 4.9% 12,271 12.3k 43 4.868386% 4.868386% 4.9% 10,298 10.3k 44 4.742297% 4.742297% 4.7% 9,306 45 4.523470% 4.523470% 4.5% 173,125 173k 46 4.271971% 4.271971% 4.3% 14,552 14.6k 47 3.747983% 3.747983% 3.7% 7,480 48 3.611117% 3.611117% 3.6% 7,175 49 1.863598% 1.863598% 1.9% 6,126 50