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Jamaican Americans
Total population
1,091,482 0.3% of the U.S. population (2013)
Regions with significant populations
Majority in New York, Florida, Connecticut, Georgia, Pennsylvania and New Jersey
Smaller numbers in other parts of the country, including North Carolina, Virginia, Maryland, Delaware, Massachusetts, Ohio, Illinois, Texas and California
English (American English, Jamaican English), Jamaican Patois
Predominantly Protestantism. Some adherents of Catholicism, Islam and other faiths.
Related ethnic groups
Jamaican British, Jamaican Canadians, Chinese Jamaicans, Jamaicans of African ancestry, Indo-Jamaicans, Jamaican Australians, Afro Americans, Hakka Americans, West Africans

Jamaican American or Jamerican are an ethnic group of Caribbean Americans who have full or partial Jamaican ancestry.

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