Monday, August 9, 2010

United States Linguistic Background Map

Ancestry of the U.S. Population from the 2000 census.

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The Ridger, FCD said...

What does "American" mean on that map? (The pale yellow)

Laura Payne said...

Good question The Ridger, FCD.
My best guess is that it is the category on the census that people mark when they don"t know their ancestry.

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