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Norwegian Americans

Total population
1.5% of the US population
Regions with significant populations
Midwest 2,273,683
West 1,552,462
South 545,699
Northeast 266,881
 Minnesota 868,361
 Wisconsin 466,469
 California 412,177
 Washington 410,818
 North Dakota 199,154
 Iowa 173,640
 Illinois 171,745
 Oregon 164,676
 Texas 129,081
 Arizona 124,618
 Colorado 119,164
 Florida 117,444
 South Dakota 113,543
 New York 92,796
 Montana 90,425
English, Norwegian
Christianity (predominantly Evangelical Lutheran Church in America, Lutheran Church–Missouri Synod, Catholicism) Judaism (predominantly Orthodox Judaism and Reform Judaism), Atheism
Related ethnic groups
Norwegians, Norwegian Canadians, Scandinavian Americans, Danish Americans, Swedish Americans, Norwegian Australians, Norwegian New Zealanders, other

Norwegian Americans (Bokmål: Norskamerikanere, Nynorsk: Norskamerikanarar) are Americans with ancestral roots in Norway. Norwegian immigrants went to the United States mostly in the latter half of the 19th century and the first few decades of the 20th century.

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Kids robot.svg In Spanish: Inmigración noruega en los Estados Unidos para niños

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