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Per capita income in the United States by ancestry

This is a list of per capita income for U.S. citizens, organized by ancestry. For a list for foreign-born citizens organized by country of origin see Per capita income in the United States by country of birth.

Rank Ancestry Population (2000) Per capita income (1999 US$)
1 Russian 2,652,214 40,145
2 Austrian 735,128 38,697
3 Lithuanian 659,992 34,078
4 British (not otherwise specified) 1,085,718 33,891
5 Israeli 106,839 33,242
6 Romanian 367,278 32,993
7 Czechoslovakian 441,403 32,437
8 Scottish 4,890,581 32,228
9 Hungarian 1,398,702 30,980
10 Welsh 1,753,794 30,867
11 Swiss 911,502 30,612
12 Iranian 338,266 30,143
13 Japanese 795,051 30,075
14 Slovene 176,691 29,336
15 Canadian 647,276 29,182
16 English 24,514,199 28,854
17 Croatian 374,241 28,841
18 Lebanese 440,279 28,685
19 Slavic 127,136 28,465
20 Ukrainian 892,922 28,422
21 Syrian 142,897 28,396
22 Belgian 360,642 28,367
23 Scotch Irish 4,319,232 27,968
24 Danish 143,0897 27,648
25 Turkish 117,575 27,554
26 Asian Indian 1,645,510 27,514
27 Greek 1,153,295 27,401
28 Serbian 140,337 27,340
29 Swedish 3,998,310 27,187
30 Czech 1,262,249 26,762
32 Polish 8,977,235 26,418
33 Slovak 797,764 26,357
34 Argentine 107,275 26,121
35 Taiwanese 122,751 25,890
36 Armenian 385,488 25,847
37 German 42,884,825 25,463
38 Norwegian 4,477,725 25,454
39 French Canadian 2,349,684 25,359
40 Irish 30,528,470 25,053
41 Italian 15,723,406 24,961
42 Finnish 623,559 24,876
43 Egyptian 142,832 24,604
44 Dutch 4,541,770 24,591
45 Scandinavian 425,099 24,542
46 Arab 1,189,731 24,061
47 French (except Basque) 8,309,666 23,904
48 Chinese (mainland) 2,300,219 23,642
49 Spaniard 112,999 23,046
50 Yugoslavian 328,547 22,901
51 Portuguese 1,176,615 22,368
52 Filipino 1,864,120 21,267
53 Pennsylvania German 255,807 21,031
54 Cuban 1,249,820 20,451
55 Trinidadian and Tobagonian 164,738 20,075
56 Guyanese 162,425 19,289
57 Jamaican 736,513 19,111
58 Thai 110,851 19,066
59 West Indian 147,222 18,885
60 Nigerian 164,691 18,838
61 Korean 1,072,682 18,805
62 Pakistani 155,909 18,096
63 Native Hawaiian 139,495 17,697
64 South American 1,419,979 17,645
65 West Indian (excluding Hispanic origin groups) 1,852,874 17,641
66 Peruvian 247,601 17,366
67 Albanian 113,661 17,287
68 Colombian 496,748 16,428
69 Subsaharan African 1,779,462 16,129
70 Brazilian 181,076 16,115
71 Arab/Arabic 205,822 15,858
72 Vietnamese 1,110,207 15,655
73 Ecuadorian 273,013 15,042
74 Polynesian 262,360 14,955
75 Nicaraguan 194,493 14,194
76 Puerto Rican 3,403,510 13,518
77 Haitian 548,199 13,210
78 American Indian 1,895,160 12,923
79 Salvadoran 708,741 12,349
80 Guatemalan 407,127 12,083
81 Laotian 167,792 11,830
82 Dominican (Dominican Republic) 79,9768 11,773
83 Honduran 237,431 11,629
84 Mexican 20,900,102 10,918
85 Cambodian 178,043 10,366
86 Hmong 170,049 6,600

Notes

^ includes Egyptian, Iraqi, Jordanian, Lebanese, Moroccan, Palestinian, Syrian, "Arab"/"Arabic", and smaller Arab ancestries. "Arab"/"Arabic" refers to responses of "Arab" or "Arabic", rather than a particular Arab group.
^ includes Bahamian, Barbadian, Belizean, British West Indian, Dutch West Indian, Haitian, Jamaican, Trinidadian and Tobagonian, "West Indian", and smaller West Indian or Caribbean non-Hispanic ancestries.
^ includes Cape Verdean, Ethiopian, Ghanian, Nigerian, South African, African, and smaller Subsaharan African groups.

See also

External links

  • Census site
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