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Moldovan Americans
Total population
7,859 (Moldovan ancestry, 2000 US Census)
47,156 (Moldovan-born, 2017 American Community Survey)
Regions with significant populations
Asheville (North Carolina), New York and Washington, D.C.
Romanian, American English, Russian
Eastern Orthodoxy, Protestantism, Judaism
Related ethnic groups
Romanian, Ukrainian, Russian

Moldovan Americans are Americans who are from Moldova or are descended from Moldovans. According to the U.S. 2000 census, there were 7,859 Moldovan Americans in the United States. However, the American Community Survey indicated that the number of Moldovan immigrants greatly increased over the years, and in 2014 exceeded 40,000 people in the United States. Most Moldovan Americans are Eastern Orthodox.

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