Angolan American - Demography

Demography

Currently, most Americans that are descent of Angolans that emigrated to United States since the 20th century speak Portuguese and English. Despite of that in Angola are mostly large families, most Angolan immigrants in United States are single men or small family groups. Angolan communities tend to have, in cities as Chicago, holiday festivals, Angolan music or newspapers on news events that occur in Angola. The main communities are concentrated in the Philadelphia, St. Louis, Phoenix and Chicago cities. Meanwhile, the states with the largest Angolan American communities are Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, Connecticut and Nueva Jersey. According to estimates by 2000 there were only 1.642 people descended from Angolan Americans of immigrants origin in the U.S. Moreover, according to the same census, lived in United States this year 4,365 people born in Angola, of which 1,885 were white, 1,635 of blacks, 15 of Asian race, 620 racially mixed and other 210 unspecified race.

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