Vermont Ancestry and Population Demographic Data

On this page, you'll find details on the largest ethnic ancestries in Vermont, with links to ancestry pages to research more data.

Below, we'll show you the full list of different ancestries reported in Vermont for the past 6 years. These start from the latest figures from the Census Bureau for 2020, back to 2015.

To make the surfacing of this data easier, we've listed it in descending order based on the most recent year of data available, which means that past years may not be in the correct descending order.

All ancestry labels below are the grouping terms used by the U.S. Census Bureau and are not labels that Name Census has provided.

Vermont Ancestry Data

Ancestry 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020
White 594,443 592,965 590,499 589,546 587,883 584,360
American 45,932 45,440 45,487 45,143 44,028 42,650
English 37,065 35,445 34,396 33,697 31,363 33,460
Irish 31,228 30,159 28,323 27,414 27,165 25,937
French Canadian 28,558 27,619 26,879 26,938 26,325 25,772
French 25,070 23,315 22,260 20,325 18,542 17,263
German 14,967 14,134 14,064 13,106 11,900 12,108
Italian 14,009 13,664 13,663 13,351 12,612 12,939
European 13,545 11,826 11,642 9,965 9,968 10,020
Hispanic or Latino 10,691 10,900 11,183 11,677 12,038 12,518
Asian 8,774 9,212 9,680 10,579 10,461 10,126
Scottish 7,071 7,351 6,996 6,891 6,714 6,784
African American 6,949 7,404 7,921 8,058 8,502 7,964
Polish 6,504 6,718 6,311 6,145 5,566 5,247
Canadian 3,298 3,020 2,934 3,077 2,756 2,346
Mexican 3,101 3,480 3,418 3,335 3,969 3,739
Puerto Rican 2,963 2,807 2,591 2,648 2,283 2,458
Scotch-Irish 2,603 2,392 2,480 2,271 2,463 2,292
British 2,420 2,170 2,303 2,440 2,634 2,856
Russian 2,079 2,088 1,850 1,543 1,713 1,520
Swedish 2,049 2,161 2,122 2,088 2,059 1,915
Some Other Race 2,002 2,309 2,197 2,426 2,410 2,677
Subsaharan African 1,957 2,196 2,523 2,185 2,647 2,736
Dutch 1,913 1,785 1,808 1,792 1,571 1,725
Chinese 1,903 2,100 2,462 2,740 2,999 2,701
Welsh 1,516 1,509 1,514 1,527 1,446 1,190
Norwegian 1,492 1,347 1,449 1,476 1,352 1,155
Northern European 1,304 1,328 1,367 1,660 1,825 1,873
Total Arab 1,276 1,379 1,537 1,391 1,334 936
Asian Indian 1,192 1,402 1,640 1,514 1,476 1,706
Yugoslavian 1,183 1,236 1,192 1,096 1,111 814
Eastern European 1,169 1,231 1,220 1,427 1,577 1,648
American Indian 1,140 1,216 1,324 1,392 1,407 1,204
Korean 1,117 1,057 947 1,070 1,118 1,137
Greek 969 978 1,004 945 717 719
Hungarian 882 878 852 852 718 546
Spaniard 796 720 875 910 886 840
Filipino 715 689 694 696 744 764
Colombian 706 545 510 555 551 615
Ukrainian 703 760 771 850 724 758
Nepalese 690 717 1,288 1,545 1,453 1,187
African 662 591 635 806 645 301
Finnish 658 685 647 465 505 427
Portuguese 637 608 603 565 644 598
Lithuanian 556 433 453 481 456 407
Bhutanese 555 687 722 796 541 706
West Indian (except Hispanic groups) 541 559 620 755 807 675
Other Subsaharan African 529 626 905 613 826 1,075
Lebanese 515 476 651 658 545 385
Danish 502 504 463 465 472 438
Scandinavian 496 508 609 709 718 818
Czech 478 456 468 432 333 278
Cuban 444 576 704 819 793 815
Austrian 419 481 392 417 424 373
All other Hispanic or Latino 418 509 590 635 808 1,024
Swiss 405 496 453 360 336 313
Romanian 390 426 476 366 359 271
Armenian 341 283 240 252 286 211
Spanish 335 261 289 215 184 319
Slovak 309 228 268 236 255 293
Japanese 305 385 364 512 440 363
Somali 270 372 321 165 525 609
Peruvian 264 297 406 492 385 352
Laotian 252 291 116 122 110 24
Iraqi 251 321 338 302 289 134
Guatemalan 250 233 180 200 166 175
Native Hawaiian and Other Pacific Islander 249 206 206 184 325 205
Jamaican 232 253 289 466 514 441
Thai 231 177 128 154 132 142
Dominican 226 314 308 367 541 519
Burmese 201 158 30 80 287 341
Indonesian 184 143 40 52 4 7
Belgian 160 176 98 67 51 80
Brazilian 159 90 85 69 63 171
Czechoslovakian 159 166 168 129 123 120
Argentinean 155 133 180 164 228 284
Celtic 145 133 133 122 84 108
Palestinian 134 110 29 23 22 4
Egyptian 132 208 137 138 149 84
Haitian 131 161 189 189 156 144
Nicaraguan 128 116 119 195 193 134
Serbian 128 73 95 119 176 136
Two or more Asian 125 134 90 169 172 211
Ghanaian 125 86 93 25 67 79
Salvadoran 117 147 172 288 236 275
Other Arab 116 120 148 151 164 176
Latvian 116 116 131 148 136 52
Ethiopian 114 136 113 92 79 57
Honduran 108 119 125 141 61 73
Pennsylvania German 108 104 70 80 59 20
Sudanese 108 124 184 203 179 41
Chilean 107 117 114 84 71 87
Ecuadorian 106 128 126 87 89 101
Slovene 104 64 87 85 58 77
Guyanese 102 157 200 221 14 22
Iranian 101 122 183 168 149 246
Turkish 100 104 97 136 94 111
Bolivian 98 92 117 115 119 98
Venezuelan 98 54 56 151 239 263
Other Asian, not specified 92 94 74 85 42 28
Australian 91 103 101 102 103 46
Paraguayan 88 66 91 87 76 32
Arab 88 84 163 91 104 101
Taiwanese 86 67 71 70 109 57
Cambodian 73 92 115 148 111 134
Trinidadian and Tobagonian 72 61 61 27 53 42
Slavic 67 145 148 178 133 121
Croatian 66 56 63 103 120 103
Pakistani 61 70 52 63 32 24
Albanian 56 55 127 119 170 116
Costa Rican 55 52 91 81 83 157
Nigerian 53 58 62 55 114 310
South African 48 55 46 50 60 49
Other South American 45 48 46 22 2 2
Panamanian 44 62 47 59 59 61
Barbadian 41 28 20 27 40 9
Cape Verdean 36 123 154 131 99 149
United States Virgin Islander 34 25 17 0 0 0
Israeli 30 27 28 14 16 16
Jordanian 26 28 36 0 36 28
West Indian 26 20 20 24 2 1
Spanish American 20 20 24 23 0 0
Bulgarian 20 32 34 34 24 20
Alaska Native tribes 19 19 21 38 18 27
Uruguayan 19 4 4 4 16 95
Basque 19 14 18 17 16 2
Estonian 14 28 19 26 32 34
Maltese 14 30 28 29 26 19
Cypriot 13 16 15 0 0 0
Assyrian/Chaldean/Syriac 12 13 12 0 0 0
Macedonian 12 3 3 14 14 26
Ugandan 12 16 0 0 0 0
Cajun 11 36 42 39 60 54
Moroccan 10 11 10 10 14 3
Alsatian 9 8 17 22 19 17
Bangladeshi 7 9 0 0 0 0
Malaysian 5 17 18 62 46 36
Syrian 4 21 25 18 11 21
New Zealander 4 15 14 29 27 47
Bermudan 3 2 3 0 0 0
British West Indian 2 9 15 15 34 30

Data Source(s)

All of the data on this page is sourced from the latest American Community Survey (ACS) 5-year estimates, from the United States Census Bureau. The latest year for the ACS is currently 2020.

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