Ancestry in America: A Comparative Guide to Over 200 Ethnic Backgrounds, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1592372406
  • ISBN-13: 9781592372409
  • DDC: 305.800973
  • Grade Level Range: 9th Grade - College Senior
  • 1500 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2003 | Published/Released October 2007
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2003

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This important reference work pulls together thousands of comparative statistics on the ethnic backgrounds of over 20,000 populated places in the United States. Never before has this kind of information been reported in a single volume.

Ancestry in America is divided into two sections: Statistics by Place and Comparative Rankings. Section One: Statistics by Place lists all 20,000 populated places alphabetically by state and lists the population and percent of the total population for each ethnic background for each place. This informative section allows users to quickly and easily pinpoint the ethnic makeup of a particular place.

Next, in the Comparative Rankings section, the populated places are listed in ranked order by percent for each ethnicity. Using this easy-to-navigate section, users can immediately find out which populated place has the highest and lowest percentage of each ancestry.

This brand new, information-packed resource will serve a wide-range or research requests for demographics, population characteristics, relocation information and much more. Ancestry in America: A Comparative Guide to Over 200 Ethnic Backgrounds will be an important acquisition to all reference collections.


"This statistical survey of American ethnicity should be of interest to both public and academic libraries." --April 2004

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