Education: Heritage Discovery Center

Johnstown Area Heritage Association
Charts and Statistics

Ancestry of the USA and Pennsylvania, 2000

In the 2000 census, people all over the United States reported where most of their ancestors came from. Below are the percentages for the United States and just for Pennsylvania. Example: 15 out of 100 Americans have a German ancestor, but 26 out of 100 Pennsylvanians have a German ancestor.

US Ancestry by Region, 2000

Bar graph showing percentages of the USA population with ancestors from each region

Pennsylvania Ancestry by Region, 2000

Bar graph showing percentages of the PA population with ancestors from each region

Compare the Graphs

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