List of U.S. cities with large Polish American populations


List of U.S. cities with large Polish American populations

U.S. cities and communities with large Polish American populations are largely concentrated in the Upper Midwestern United States,Chicago Metropolitan area and the New York metropolitan area, with Wisconsin accounting for the largest number of communities with large Polish populations.

Ranked by population

The following cities and municipalities are among those that have 10,000 or more residents who are of Polish ancestry (in descending order by Polish population):
* New York City - 213,447 (2.7%). [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFIteratedFacts?_event=Search&geo_id=16000US2622000&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US26%7C16000US2622000&_street=&_county=new+york+city&_cityTown=new+york+city&_state=04000US36&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=160&_submenuId=factsheet_2&ds_name=DEC_2000_SAFF&_ci_nbr=551&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160%3A551&_keyword=&_industry= New York city, New York: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed June 24, 2007.]
* Chicago, Illinois - 210,421 (7.3%). [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFIteratedFacts?_event=&geo_id=16000US1714000&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US17%7C16000US1714000&_street=&_county=chicago&_cityTown=chicago&_state=04000US17&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=160&_submenuId=factsheet_2&ds_name=DEC_2000_SAFF&_ci_nbr=551&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160%3A551&_keyword=&_industry= Chicago city, Illinois: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed June 24, 2007.]
* Milwaukee, Wisconsin - 57,485 (9.6%). [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFIteratedFacts?_event=ChangeGeoContext&geo_id=16000US5553000&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US36%7C16000US3651000&_street=&_county=milwaukee&_cityTown=milwaukee&_state=04000US55&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=010&_submenuId=factsheet_2&ds_name=DEC_2000_SAFF&_ci_nbr=551&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160%3A551&_keyword=&_industry= Milwaukee city, Wisconsin: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed June 24, 2007.]
* Cheektowaga (town), New York - 37,560 (39.9%). [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFIteratedFacts?_event=ChangeGeoContext&geo_id=06000US3602915011&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US39%7C16000US3977000&_street=&_county=Cheektowaga&_cityTown=Cheektowaga&_state=04000US36&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=010&_submenuId=factsheet_2&ds_name=DEC_2000_SAFF&_ci_nbr=551&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160%3A551&_keyword=&_industry= Cheektowaga town, Erie County, New York: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed June 24, 2007.]
* Buffalo, New York - 34,254 (11.7%). [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFIteratedFacts?_event=Search&geo_id=16000US5553000&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US55%7C16000US5553000&_street=&_county=buffalo&_cityTown=buffalo&_state=04000US36&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=160&_submenuId=factsheet_2&ds_name=DEC_2000_SAFF&_ci_nbr=551&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160%3A551&_keyword=&_industry= Buffalo city, New York: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed June 24, 2007.]
* Toledo, Ohio - 31,792 (10.1%). [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFIteratedFacts?_event=Search&geo_id=16000US1871000&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US18%7C16000US1871000&_street=&_county=toledo&_cityTown=toledo&_state=04000US39&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=160&_submenuId=factsheet_2&ds_name=DEC_2000_SAFF&_ci_nbr=551&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160%3A551&_keyword=&_industry= Toledo city, Ohio: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed June 24, 2007.]
* Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania - 28,178 (8.4%). [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFIteratedFacts?_event=ChangeGeoContext&geo_id=16000US4261000&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US26%7C16000US2634000&_street=&_county=Pittsburgh&_cityTown=Pittsburgh&_state=04000US42&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=010&_submenuId=factsheet_2&ds_name=DEC_2000_SAFF&_ci_nbr=551&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160%3A551&_keyword=&_industry= Pittsburgh city, Pennsylvania: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed June 24, 2007.]
* Cleveland, Ohio - 22,978 (4.8%). [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFIteratedFacts?_event=ChangeGeoContext&geo_id=16000US3916000&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US36%7C16000US3611000&_street=&_county=cleveland&_cityTown=cleveland&_state=04000US39&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=010&_submenuId=factsheet_2&ds_name=DEC_2000_SAFF&_ci_nbr=551&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160%3A551&_keyword=&_industry= Cleveland city, Ohio: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed June 24, 2007.]
* Detroit, Michigan - 18,992 (2.0%). [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFIteratedFacts?_event=ChangeGeoContext&geo_id=16000US2622000&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US36%7C16000US3651000&_street=&_county=detroit&_cityTown=detroit&_state=04000US26&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=010&_submenuId=factsheet_2&ds_name=DEC_2000_SAFF&_ci_nbr=551&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160%3A551&_keyword=&_industry= Detroit city, Michigan: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed June 24, 2007.]
* Omaha, Nebraska - 18,447. [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFIteratedFacts?_event=&geo_id=16000US3137000&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US31%7C16000US3137000&_street=&_county=Omaha&_cityTown=Omaha&_state=04000US31&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=160&_submenuId=factsheet_2&ds_name=DEC_2000_SAFF&_ci_nbr=551&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160%3A551&_keyword=&_industry= Omaha city, Nebraska: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)"] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed May 8, 2008.]
* Grand Rapids, Michigan - 15,442 (7.8%). [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFIteratedFacts?_event=ChangeGeoContext&geo_id=16000US2634000&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US39%7C16000US3916000&_street=&_county=grand+rapids&_cityTown=grand+rapids&_state=04000US26&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=010&_submenuId=factsheet_2&ds_name=DEC_2000_SAFF&_ci_nbr=551&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160%3A551&_keyword=&_industry= Grand Rapids city, Michigan: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed June 24, 2007.]
* New Britain, Connecticut - 14,257 (19.9%). [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/DTTable?_bm=y&-context=dt&-reg=DEC_2000_SF4_U_PCT001:001|551&-ds_name=DEC_2000_SF4_U&-TABLE_NAMEX=&-ci_type=A&-CONTEXT=dt&-mt_name=DEC_2000_SF4_U_PCT001&-tree_id=404&-redoLog=false&-all_geo_types=N&-geo_id=06000US0900350440&-search_results=01000US&-format=&-_lang=en&-SubjectID=14598223 New Britain town, Connecticut: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed June 24, 2007.]
* South Bend, Indiana - 11,417 (10.7%). [ [http://factfinder.census.gov/servlet/SAFFIteratedFacts?_event=Search&geo_id=16000US4261000&_geoContext=01000US%7C04000US42%7C16000US4261000&_street=&_county=South+Bend&_cityTown=South+Bend&_state=04000US18&_zip=&_lang=en&_sse=on&ActiveGeoDiv=geoSelect&_useEV=&pctxt=fph&pgsl=160&_submenuId=factsheet_2&ds_name=DEC_2000_SAFF&_ci_nbr=551&qr_name=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160&reg=DEC_2000_SAFF_A1160%3A551&_keyword=&_industry= South Bend city, Indiana: Selected Population Group: Polish (142-143)] , United States Census, 2000. Accessed June 24, 2007.]

Ranked by percentage

The following communities have more than 30% of the population as being of Polish ancestry, based on data extracted from the United States Census, 2000, for communities with more than 1,000 individuals identifying their ancestry (in descending order by percentage of population): [ [http://www.epodunk.com/ancestry/Polish.html Polish communities] , Epodunk. Accessed June 23, 2007.]
*Posen, Michigan 61.3%
*Sharon, Wisconsin 53.7%
*Bevent, Wisconsin 52.7%
*Sloan, New York 46.8%
*Dupont, Pennsylvania 46.6%
*Dewey, Wisconsin 46.1%
*Wallington, New Jersey 45.5%
*Alban, Wisconsin 44.7%
*Independence, Wisconsin 43.7%
*Linwood, Wisconsin 43.1%
*Stockton, Wisconsin 42.9%
*Swan River, Minnesota 41.5%
*Nanticoke, Pennsylvania 41.2%
*Alberta, Minnesota 39.8%
*Newport, Pennsylvania 37.1%
*Reid, Wisconsin 37.0%
*Arcadia, Wisconsin 36.7%
*Lincoln, Michigan 36.2%
*Glen Lyon, Pennsylvania 35.1%
*Hull, Wisconsin 34.4%
*Bingham, Michigan 34.1%
*Maple Grove, Wisconsin 33.8%
*Carson, Wisconsin 33.7%
*Duryea, Pennsylvania 32.8%
*Dickson City, Pennsylvania 32.6%
*Shenandoah, Pennsylvania 32.6%
*Harwood Heights, Illinois 32.5%
*Dwight, Michigan 32.1%
*Kulpmont, Pennsylvania 32.1%
*Loup City, Nebraska 31.8%
*Pulaski, Wisconsin 31.7%
*Cheektowaga, New York 31.6%
*Depew, New York 31.2%
*Holding, Minnesota 30.9%
*Filer, Michigan 30.8%
*Angelica, Wisconsin 30.7%
*Whiting, Wisconsin 30.7%
*Pike Creek, Minnesota 30.6%
*Buena Vista, Wisconsin 30.3%
*Burbank, Illinois 30.3%
*New York Mills, New York 30.3%
*Rietbrock, Wisconsin 30.2%
*Arcadia, Wisconsin 30.0%

ee also

* Lists of U.S. cities with large ethnic population
* Poles in Omaha

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