Icelandic Americans - Census Information

Embassy of Iceland - Updated July 2000

The figures below are from the U.S. Department of Commerce 1990 Census of Population, representing ancestry. They include Icelandic-Americans and Icelandic nationals (which total 3.362).

 

Total United States:
40.529
Northwest:
Midwest:
South:
West:
4.140
10.904
5.594
19.891
Top Ten States:
1. California
2. Washington
3. Minnesota
4. North Dakota
5. Utah
6. New York
7. Florida
8. Oregon
9. Texas
10. Illinois
6,512
5,976
3,165
3,161
2,970
1,427
1,348
1,200
1,147
981
States:
Alabama
Alaska
Arizona
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
D.C.
Delaware
Florida
Georgia
Hawaii
Idaho
Illinois
Indiana
Iowa
Kansas
Kentucky
Louisiana
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Mississippi
Missouri
Montana
Nebraska
Nevada
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New Mexico
New York
North Carolina
North Dakota
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
South Dakota
Tennessee
Texas
Utah
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
West Virginia
Wisconsin
Wyoming
210
131
759
95
6.512
939
444
91
29
1.348
353
127
408
981
224
310
169
108
81
110
425
719
756
3.165
84
304
334
226
342
166
522
149
1.427
245
3.161
590
155
1.200
523
185
127
209
176
1.147
2.970
44
814
5.976
106
809
44

Number of persons in the United States born in Iceland

 

Born in Iceland
Naturalized citizens
Icelandic
Total
Northeast
Midwest
South
West
5.071
1.383
790
1.564
1.334
1.709
399
226
522
562
3.362
984
564
1.042
772




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