Luxembourg Americans

Luxembourg Americans

About Luxembourg Americans

Luxembourgian Americans, also known as Luxembourg Americans, are citizens of the United States of Luxembourgian ancestry. According to the United States' 2000 Census, there are 45,139 Americans of full or partial Luxembourgian descent. However, demographers regard this as an undercount, as the index of inconsistency is high, and many, if not most, people from Luxembourgian ancestry have a tendency to identify simply as Americans or, if of mixed European ancestry, nominate a more recent and differentiated ethnic group. In 1940 the number of Americans with Luxembourgian ancestry was around 100.000. Luxembourg Americans are overwhelmingly concentrated in the Midwest, where most originally settled in the nineteenth century. At the 2000 Census, the...'

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