Ancestry Maps


Armenian ancestry map The ePodunk map shows U.S. cities with the highest percentages of people of ancestry. Learn about cities with genealogy and find in-depth community information about the ancestry cities.


The major wave of Armenian immigration to America occurred in the late 19th and early 20th century.

In the 2000 census, 308,488 people in the U.S. claimed Armenian ancestry.

ePodunk mapped the top communities by percentage of population. The map and the following list show communities in which 1,000 or more people listed an ancestry group, and in which at least 1 percent of those people said they were of Armenian ancestry.

The links at left lead to information on other races and ethnicities.

Community Place type% Armenian
Glendale, CAcity26.2
Burbank, CAcity7.3
Watertown, MAcity7.2
Altadena, CApopulated place4.6
Montebello, CAcity4.6
Belmont, MAtown4.1
Cliffside Park, NJborough3.6
Englewood Cliffs, NJborough3.4
Whitinsville, MApopulated place3.3
Pasadena, CAcity3.1
Oradell, NJborough3.1
Galatia, ILtownship3.0
La Canada Flintridge , CAcity2.7
Tipton, PApopulated place2.7
La Habra Heights, CAcity2.5
Ridgefield, NJborough2.4
Munsey Park, NYvillage2.4
Fairview, NJborough2.4
Demarest, NJborough2.3
Emerson, NJborough2.2
Lexington, KStownship2.2
Northbridge, MAtown2.0
Duarte, CAcity2.0
Rosemont, CApopulated place1.9
Covelo, CApopulated place1.9
Plandome Manor, NYvillage1.9
Plandome Heights, NYvillage1.9
Southborough, MAtown1.9
New Milford, NJborough1.9
Napavine, WAcity1.8
Palisades Park, NJborough1.8
Wind Point, WIvillage1.8
Old Tappan, NJborough1.8
Baldwinville, MApopulated place1.8
Los Angeles, CAcity1.8
Murrieta Hot Springs, CApopulated place1.8
Cranston, RIcity1.7
Alpine, NJborough1.7
Sierra Madre, CAcity1.7
Rockville, INtown1.7
Allendale, NJborough1.7
Waltham, MAcity1.6
Leicester, MAtown1.6
Paxton, MAtown1.6
Fort Lee, NJborough1.6
Rancho Cordova, CAcity1.6
Tenafly, NJborough1.5
Washington, NJtownship1.5
Paramus, NJborough1.5
Arlington, MAtown1.5
Burlington, MAtown1.4
Fresno, CAcity1.4
Saddle River, NJborough1.4
Winchester, MAtown1.4
Old Brookville, NYvillage1.3
Lexington, MAtown1.3
Weldon, CApopulated place1.3
Newtown, PAtownship1.3
Upton, MAtown1.3
West Boylston, MAtown1.3
Mohnton, PAborough1.3
Atkinson, NHtown1.2
North Providence, RItown1.2
Fowler, CAcity1.2
Alamo, CApopulated place1.2
Old Bethpage, NYpopulated place1.2
Littlerock, CApopulated place1.2
Closter, NJborough1.2
Kenilworth, ILvillage1.2
La Verne, CAcity1.2
Leonia, NJborough1.1
Edgmont, PAtownship1.1
Kingsburg, CAcity1.1
Brooklyn, MIvillage1.1
Avon, MAtown1.1
Bellerose Terrace, NYpopulated place1.1
Fort Washington, PApopulated place1.1
River Edge, NJborough1.1
Paris, OHtownship1.1
San Marino, CAcity1.1
Bandon, ORcity1.1
Harrington Park, NJborough1.1
Marion, MItownship1.1
Louisville, NYtown1.1
Laurel, DEtown1.1
Westwood, NJborough1.1
Bingham Farms, MIvillage1.0
Boxborough, MAtown1.0
Greenville, RIpopulated place1.0
Washington, OHtownship1.0
Farmington Hills, MIcity1.0
South Hampton, NHtown1.0
Rochelle Park, NJtownship1.0
Lake Mary, FLcity1.0
Montgomery, PAtownship1.0
Woodcliff Lake, NJborough1.0

Sources: 2000 Census, U.S. Census Bureau; Harvard Encyclopedia of American Ethnic Groups, ed. Stephan Thernstrom; Ancestry: 2000, U.S. Census Bureau (June 2004); ePodunk

Mapping by Daniel Shorter

-- October 2005

Other Armenian resources:

· Armenia Genealogy Forum
· Armenian Apostolic Church Library
· Armenian Church of America
· Armenian Genealogical Society
· Ethnic group message boards
· Immigration & ship records

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