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    Pacific Islander Americans (also known as Oceanian Americans) are Americans who are of Pacific Islander ancestry (or are descendants of the indigenous peoples of Oceania or of Austronesian descent). For its purposes, the United States Census also counts Indigenous Australians as part of this group.
  • Bangladeshi Americans
    Bangladeshi Americans Americans of Bangladeshi birth or descent
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    Bangladeshi Americans (Bengali: বাংলাদেশী মার্কিনী) are Americans of Bangladeshi descent. The majority of Bangladeshi Americans are Bengalis and form the largest group of Bengali Americans. Bangladeshi immigrants have arrived in the United States in large numbers since the early 1970s to become among the fastest growing ethnic communities since that decade. New York City; Paterson, New Jersey; Atlantic City, New Jersey; as well as Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, Los Angeles, Boston, Atlanta, San Francisco, Detroit, Chicago, Florida, Dallas, Houston, Charlotte, Austin and Hamtramck, Michigan are home to notable Bangladeshi communities.
  • Hispanos of New Mexico
    Hispanos of New Mexico Ethnic group native to New Mexico
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    The Hispanos of New Mexico (Spanish: Neomexicano) are an ethnic group primarily residing in the U.S. state of New Mexico, particularly Santa Fe, Taos, Española, and throughout Northern New Mexico, likewise the Albuquerque metro and basin, in mountain ranges like the Sangre de Cristo, Sandia–Manzano, Mogollon, and Jemez, so too along river valleys statewide such as Mimbres, San Juan, and Mesilla, as well as the southern portion of the U.S. state Colorado. They are typically variously of Iberian, Criollo Spaniard, Mestizo, and Genízaro heritage, and are descended from Spanish-speaking settlers of the historical region of Santa Fe de Nuevo México, which makes up the present day U.S. states of New Mexico (Nuevo México), southern Colorado, and parts of Arizona, Texas, and Utah. Neomexicanos speak New Mexican English, Neomexicano Spanish, or both bilingually, and identify with the culture of New Mexico displaying patriotism in regional Americana, pride for various cities and towns such as Albuquerque or Santa Fe, and expressing through New Mexican cuisine and New Mexico music, as well as in Ranchero and U.S. Route 66 cruising lifestyles. Alongside Californios and Tejanos, they are part of the larger Hispano communities of the United States, which have lived in the American Southwest since the 16th century. The descendants of the settlers make up an ethnic community of more than 340,000 in New Mexico, with others in southern Colorado.
  • Anglo-Americans
    Anglo-Americans English-speaking people in parts of North America where English culture and language are dominant
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    Anglo-Americans are people who are English-speaking inhabitants of Anglo-America. It typically refers to the nations and ethnic groups in the Americas that speak English as a native language who comprise the majority of people who speak English as a first language. This usage originated in the discussion of the history of English-speaking people of the United States and the Spanish-speaking people residing in the western United States during the Mexican–American War.
  • Hmong Americans Americans of Hmong birth or descent
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    Hmong Americans are Americans of Hmong or Miao, descendants of people originally from southern China, home to over 90 percent of the current and loosely related Hmong/Miao groups and subgroups in the world. Hmong/Miao are one of the top 6th largest, recognized minority groups in China, being around 10M. However, over 99% of the Hmong in the United States, Canada, France, Australia, and other Western countries were originally from northern Laos, having emigrated there the last 200 years from southern China. Most having sided with the CIA/Americans during the Vietnam War, over half of the original [of around 500,000] Laotian Hmong population left Laos, or tried to leave, in 1975, at the culmination of the War. About 90% of those who made it to refugee camps in Thailand were ultimately resettled in the US. The rest, about 8 to 10%, resettled in Canada, France, the Netherlands, Australia, and other Western nations, for a whole host of refugee resettlement program requirements and/or purposes.
  • Bahamian Americans Americans of Bahamian birth or descent
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    Bahamian Americans are an ethnic group of Caribbean Americans of Bahamian ancestry. There are an estimated 56,498 people of Bahamian ancestry living in the US as of 2015.
  • Melungeon
    Melungeon Any of numerous mixed-raced groups of the Southeastern United States
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    Melungeon (mə-LUN-jən) is a term traditionally applied to one of numerous "tri-racial isolate" groups of the Southeastern United States. Historically, Melungeons were associated with the Cumberland Gap area of central Appalachia, which includes portions of East Tennessee, Southwest Virginia, and eastern Kentucky. Tri-racial describes populations thought to be of mixed European, African and Native American ancestry. Although there is no consensus on how many such groups exist, estimates range as high as 200.
  • American upper class Social class in the United States
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    The American upper class is a social group within the United States consisting of people who have the highest social rank, primarily due to economic wealth. The American upper class is distinguished from the rest of the population due to the fact that its primary source of income consists of assets, investments, and capital gains rather than wages and salaries. The American upper class is estimated to include one to two percent of the population.
  • Arab Americans Ethnic group
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    Arab Americans (Arabic: عَرَبٌ أَمْرِيكِيُّونَ‎ or أمريكيون عرب) are Americans of either Arab ethnic or cultural and linguistic heritage or identity, who identify themselves as Arab. Arab Americans trace ancestry to any of the various waves of immigrants of the countries comprising the Arab World.
  • Australian Americans
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    Australian Americans are Americans who have Australian ancestry.
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