People Group Info
Total Population: 824,643ROP3 Code: 103059
IMB Affinity Group: European Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: French
Language: French - (fra)
Religion: Christianity - Roman Catholic
Country of Origin: France
New York-Newark-Jersey City, NY - 105,276
Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim, CA - 45,130
Boston-Cambridge-Quincy, MA - 43,815
Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell, GA - 30,457
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French history in North America is long and immense. They migrated in three waves, the last being the biggest, taking place after the French Revolution in 1793. One migrate city in the United States of French peoples was the present metro area of Louisville, Kentucky, which received its namesake from King Louis VXI of France. Although at a slower rate, French people continue to migrate for employment or school.
Over time French influence has decreased as assimilation has increased. However, French enclaves still exist with French being the dominant language. Many places in Canada are enclaves of French speakers. In the United States, although New Orleans prides itself in its French Quarters, those who claim to speak French at home are relatively few numbering a little over ten thousand.
Though the French people have a history of Christianity and Catholicism, most French today are secularist or at best culturally non0-religious. Evangelical French worldwide are fewer than 1%.
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|Country||City||Metro Area Name||State / Prov.||Baseline Population|
|United States||NY||New York-Newark-Jersey City||NY||105,276|
|United States||Lauderdale Lakes||Miami-Fort Lauderdale-West Palm Beach||FL||51,455|
|United States||LA||Los Angeles-Long Beach-Anaheim||CA||45,130|
|United States||Kennesaw||Atlanta-Sandy Springs-Roswell||GA||30,457|
|United States||Houston||Houston-The Woodlands-Sugar Land||TX||19,200|
|United States||Bedford||Dallas-Fort Worth-Arlington||TX||16,550|
|United States||Windsor||Hartford-West Hartford-East Hartford||CT||15,974|
|United States||West Bloomfield Township||Detroit-Warren-Dearborn||MI||13,974|
|United States||Palm Harbor||Tampa-St. Petersburg-Clearwater||FL||13,200|
|United States||North Providence||Providence-Warwick||RI||11,991|
|United States||New Orleans||New Orleans-Metairie||LA||10,615|
|United States||Carlsbad||San Diego-Carlsbad-San Marcos||CA||9,690|
|United States||Los Altos||San Jose-Sunnyvale-Santa Clara||CA||9,439|
|United States||Baton Rouge||Baton Rouge||LA||8,951|
|United States||Rancho Cucamonga||Riverside-San Bernardino-Ontario||CA||8,202|
|United States||St Louis||St. Louis||MO||6,807|
|United States||Norfolk||Virginia Beach-Norfolk-Newport News||VA||6,770|
|United States||Las Vegas||Las Vegas-Henderson-Paradise||NV||5,135|