34

No.

AREA AND POPULATION

1940

29.-POPULA.'l'ION, FOREIGN-Bolm -WHITE, BY MOTIIJilR TONGUE,
TINENTAL UNI'l'ED STATES: 1920 AND 1930

CON-

NOTE.-Figures lor 1920 have boon adjusted by deducting frolll the tolal! I1nrllrom Spanish mother tongue,
the estimated number of parsons who would have heeu classIfied as Mexican in 1030

NlIMBER

r'ERCltNT
D1STItlDU-

'fION

MOTHER TONGUE

Per·
cont
01 in-

1------;----- - - - - - Ci~~~'
1020
1930
1920 1930 1930 I

'·EMAT.I~

MALE

---------_ --______
1920

1930

1020

1930

---------- ------------- ------------------~-TotaL__________ l3,266,38" 13,3<1a,4Q1 100.() 100.0
O. B 7,269,191 7, 103, 70a 5, 9BS, 203 S, 212, S~B
------------------------------English and Celtic____ 3,007,032 3, 097, 021

22. '1

23.2

3. 0 1, 464, 067 1,483, 3G3 1, 552, 905

1,613, 658

Gormanic:
German __________ 2, 267,123
Dutc!l____________ 136,540
Flemlsh__________
45,690

17.1
1.0
• <I

16.4
1. 0
•B

-3.5 1,209,610 1,153,415 1,057, .118
-2. B
78, 243
77, 409
58,297
-7. 5
26,620
23,707
19,076

1, 034,591

4.9
2.7
1,4

4.6
2.6
1.3

12.3
3.5

13.5
3.9

~,188,

006
133,142
42,263

60, 733
18, 550

SCAn dina vian:

Swcdish ______ .. __

043,203

Norwegian .. ___ __

362,1~9

Icelandio ________ _

187,162
2,369

Danish _____ .. __ __

015,465
345, 1i22
178,944
2,71,j

-4.3

-ttl

-4.4
14.6

354,830
201,778
113,150
1,161

344,403
105,131
109,550
1,339

288,373
100,421
74,012
1,208

271,062
150, 301
69,394
1,375

067,394 1,053,056
240,400
262,446
65,804
80,358
GO,279
64,306
38,841
33,111
142,477
138,780

657,004
226,556
32,887
45,610
23,495

755,233
260,851
45,930
45,891
23,853
50,286

Latin and Greek:

Itallan_ .. _________ 1, 624, \)% 1,808,289
French - _-________ 466, OliO
523,297
SDnnlsh__________ OB,751 128,288
Portuguese.______ 105,895
liD, 107
Rumanian________
62,33t1
lifi,064
Greek .. __________ 174,658
180,Ooa

SlaVic and Lettic:
Polish ____________ 1,077, 3Q2
Czech____________ 234,504
Slovak____________ 271, 948
Russian__________ 392,049
Ruth!lnian .. ______ } 55 lin

\lGn,SIl\)
201,138
240,196
315,721
~,8oo

Ukrmnian________
'
{ 58,635
Slovenian_________ '80,437
77,671
Croatian__________
Serbian___________

85,175
40,609
Bulgarian________ 12,853
Wendlsh_________
32,039
Lith!lanian _______ } 182 227

Lettlsh___________

'

.7
.8
.5
1.3

8.1

1.8
2.1
3.0

.9

.8
.4
1.4
7.2
1.5
1.8
2.4

11.3
12.1
27. \l
4.1
-8.0

8.2

-10. 3
-11.3
-12.(1

-19.5

} .4{:!}23.0
.6 .6 -3.4

79,802
.6
.6
30,121
.3
.2
12,128
.1
.1
1,372 ------ ______
165,053
{
~
7,590 } 1.4

e:

-6. 3
-25.9
-5.0
-32.7

}-5.3

Unclassified:
Yid.dish __________ 1,001,820 1,222,658
8.2
0.112.0
Magyar __________ '200,419
250,393
2.2
1.0 -13.8
Flnnlsh___________ 132,543
124,994
1,0
.f)
-5,7
Estonian _________
1,024
2,809
174.3
Armeniau_ _______
07, \\47
51,741 ---~:i ---:4" 37.4
Arabic____________
57,557
07,830
.4
.5
17.8
.1
Turkish_ _________
- 6, 627
1\},457 ______
57.8
.1
Albanian_________
5,515
7,585 ______
37.6
All othIlL________
1,228
3,352 ---- -- -_____ 173.0
Unknown ___________ _
7,166
42,23a
.1
.3 480.4

614,876
524,243
121,482
101,425
lGO,617
129,357
232,168
181,215
33,254 { 5,350
32,312
50,781
40,089
61,42'1
51,OU8
29,086
21,076
11,828
9,670

32, 1~1

441, GoO
09,713
110,830

29,656
23,751
11,583
1,025
078

1,061
072
112,557 { 90,104 } 69,670
4,383
1i70, 030
161,140
75,588
742
26,023
35,492
6,253
4,818
90\1

021,809
129,775
07,790
1,920
30,295
39,978
0,911
2,3tlO

521,700
129,279
56,955
282
11,624
22t 065
1,374
697
319

4,448

22,348

2,718

5.604

134,500
4,450
26,373
30,082
28,134
9,045
2,452
700
68,880
{
3,207

600,840
120,618
57,108
8S9

21,446
27,852
3,546
1,082
983
19,885

A minus SigB (-) denotes a decrerulO.
, Corrected figures.
• Repented as" Slavic, not specified" in 1920 but practically ull Wendish.
I

Source: Dopartment of (',omm~'l"ce, BUroan olthe Census; Fifteenth Census Reports, Population, Vol. II.

1941

38

AREA AND POPULATION

No.

36.--POPULATION, FOREIGN-BoRN WHI'rlil, BY MOTHER
TINENTAL UNITED STATES: 1920 AND 1930

TONGUE,

CON-

NOTE.-Figures for 1920 have been adjusted by deducting from the total! and from Spanish mother tongue,
tho estimated number of persons who would have been class fied as MexICan in 1930.

-

NUMDER
MOTHER TONGUE

~I~
TotaL. __________

PERCENT

DISTRIBUTION
1920

1930

Percent
of Increase,
19201930 1

MALE

1920

FEMALE

1930

1920

1930

13,255,394 13,366,407

100.0 100.0
0.8 7,269, 191 7, 153,709 5,986,203
- - -- - - ---- - - - - - - -- - - -6,212,6£8
--

English and Celtic____ 3,007,932 3,097,021

22. 7

23.2

3.0 1,454,907 1,483,303 1,552,905

1,613,058

Germanic:
German __________
Dutch ____________ 2,267,128 2,188,006 17.1
133,142
1.0
Flemish __________ 136,540
42,263
45,696
.8

16.4
1.0
.3

-3.5 1,209,610 1,153,415 1,057,518
-2.5
78,243
77,409
58,207
-7.5
26,620
23,707
10,076

1,034,501
55,733
18,556

SCllndlnavlan:
Swedish __________
Norwegian _______
Danish ___________
Icelandlo _________

643,203
362,199
187,162
2,369

615,465
345,522
178,044
2,714

Latin
and ____________
Greek:
Italian
1,624,008 1,808,289
French ___________ 466,956 523,297
Spanish __________
98,751
120,288
Portuguese _______ 105,895 110,107
Rumanlan ________
02,336
60,964
Greek ____________
174,658

180,066

4.9
2.7
1.4

4.6
2.6
1.3

-4.3
-4.6
-4.4
14. 6

354,830
201,778
113,150
1,161

344,403
105,131
100,550
1,339

288,373
160,421
74,012
1,208

271,062
150,391
69,394
1,375

12.3
3.5
.7
.S
,5
1.3

13.5
3.9
.9
.8
.4
1.4

11.3
12.1
27.0
4.1
-8.6
8.2

067,304 1,053,056
240,460
262,446
65,804
80,358
60,279
64,300
38,841
33,111
142,477
138,780

657,604
226,550
32,887
45,610
23,405
32,181

755,233
260,851
45,03o
45,89 1
23,85 3
50,286

614,876
524, 243
121,482
101, 425
160,617
129,357
232,108
181, 215
5,350}
33,254 { 32,
312
50,781
40, 989
61,424
51,668
20,086
21, 076
11,828
9,670
1,061
672
06,104
112,557
4,383

462, 516
113, 082
114,331
159,881

441,65 o
00,71 3
110,839
134,506
4,45o
26,37 3
30,08 2
28,13 4
0,04 5
2,45 2
700
68,889
3,207

12.0
-13.8
-5.7
174.3
37.4
17.8
57.8
37.6
173.0

570,030
161,140
75,588
742
26,023
35,492
5,253
4,81S
900

621, SOO
120,775
07,796
1,920
30,295
39,078
6,911
5,604
2,309

521,790
129,270
56,055
282
11,624
22,065
1,374
697
319

489.4

4,448

22,348

2,71S

------ ------

Siavio
and____________
Lettie:
Pollsh
8.1
065,800
7.2 -10.3
____________ 1,077,392
Siovak ____________ 234,504 201,138 1.8 1.5 -14.3
274,948
240,196
2.1
1.8 -12.6
Russian __________ 392,040 315,721 3.0 2.4
-19.5
Ruthenlan ________
.1
9,800
Ukralnian ________ } 55,072 { 58,685
.4
.4 } 28.0
Slovenian _________ '80,437
77,671
.6
.0 -3.4
Oroatian__________
85,175
79,802
.0
.0 -6.3
Serhian___________
,3
40,669
30,121
.2 -25.0
Bulgarian ________
12,853
12.128
.1
.1 -5.6
Wendish _________ '2,039
1,372 ------ ------ -32.7
Li~huanian _______
{
165,053
{
1.2
Lettish ___________ } 182,227
} 1.4
}-5.3
O~ech

}

{

7,590

Uno~assified:
iddish __________

.1

1,001,820 1,222,658
8.2
0.1
250,393
2.2
1.0
124,004
1.0
.9
2,800 ------ -----51,741
.3
.4
67,830
.4
.5
10,457 -_ .. _-.1
7,586 -----.1
3,352 ------ - .... ---

Magyar. _________ , 290,419
Finnish ___________ 132,643
Estonian _________
1.024
Armenian ________
37,647
Arablc ____________
57,557
Turkish __________
6,627
Albanlan _________
5,515
All other _________
1,228
Unknown ____________
1 A minus sign (-)
S Corrected figures.

7,106

42,233

,I

.3

{

}

22, 418
29, 656
23,751
11, 583
1,025
978
69,670

{

{

600, S49
120,61S
57,198
88o
21,44 6
27,85 2
3,546
1,982
98 3
10,S8

denotes a decrease.

, Reported as "Slavic, not speolfied" in 1920 but practically all Wendish.
Source: Departmen t of Commoroe, Bureau of tho Census; Fifteenth CenSus Reports, Population, Vol. II.

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