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The 50 U.S. cities with the most Italian Americans

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* * All figures based on the United States Census 1990. See www.census.gov. Compiled by the Research Department of the National Italian American Foundation. * *    

(These figures reflect the greater metropolitan area, including suburbs, for each city.)

RANK CITY ITALIAN POPULATION
1 New York, NY 1,882,396
2 Philadelphia, PA 497,721
3 Chicago, IL 492,158
4 Boston, MA 485,761
5 Pittsburgh, PA 316,351
6 Los Angeles/Long Beach, CA 308,409
7 Detroit, MI 280,051
8 Cleveland, OH 179,733
9 Rochester,NY 170,910
10 Washington, D.C. 163,440
11 Tampa/St. Petersburg, FL 161,234
12 Providence, RI 157,143
13 Albany/Troy, NY 151,810
14 Buffalo, NY 149,003
15 Baltimore, MD 144,394
16 Ft. Lauderdale, FL 140,204
17 New Haven, CT 137,261
18 San Francisco, CA 123,041
19 San Diego, CA 122,516
20 Scranton, PA 122,102
21 Hartford, CT 114,574
22 New Orleans, LA 111,234
23 Phoenix, AZ 108,066
24 San Jose, CA 102,333
25 Syracuse, NY 102,271
26 St. Louis, MO 93,946
27 Seattle, WA 93,298
28 Bridgeport, CT 87,399
29 Houston, TX 86,807
30 Sacramento, CA 83,411
31 Youngstown, OH 82,215
32 Denver, CO 81,028
33 West Palm Beach, FL 78,050
34 Atlanta, GA 69,819
35 Columbus, OH 68,168
36 Utica, NY 63,156
37 Allentown, PA 62,265
38 Milwaukee, WI 61,997
39 Minneapolis, MN 61,126
40 Atlantic City, NJ 60,318
41 Waterbury, CT 58,940
42 Dallas, TX 57,554
43 Springfield, MA 57,466
44 Akron, OH 56,612
45 Las Vegas, NV 56,6l0
46 Miami, FL 55,754
47 Worcester, MA 55,262
48 Cincinnati, OH 44,264
49 Lawrence, MA 43,067
50 Wilmington, DE 40,204