German of North America


People Group Info

Total Population: 1,631,375

ROP3 Code: 103305
IMB Affinity Group: European Peoples
Affinity Bloc: Eurasian Peoples
People Cluster: Germanic
Language: German - (deu)
Religion: Christianity - Protestant
Country of Origin: Germany

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By Tatian Meusel

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Majority Located Where

  Toronto (Mississauga, Brampton), ON - 262,830

  Vancouver (Surrey), BC - 211,410

  Edmonton, AB - 204,890

  Calgary, AB - 185,995

  Winnipeg, MB - 121,470

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Brief Profile

North America has a rich German heritage. The achievements and contributions of Germans in North America have had a profound effect on making North America as it is today.

Although many people of German ancestral background have assimilated into mainstream North America, a remnant of people who adhere to German culture and language still exists in North America.

On the whole, the use of the German language has declined dramatically, but certain German religious groups practice language maintenance and continue to use German in everyday communication, using English as a second language.

A large majority of German people are Roman Catholic or Lutheran. German evangelical presence is not strong.

Prayer Points

  • Pray for the church to reach out to the German people with a gospel witness.
  • Pray for Germans to have gospel centered relationships with evangelical Christians.
  • Pray for Christians to take German classes and eat at German restaurants in order to build relationship with the German.

Resources

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Global Recordings Network
Bible - German
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Country City Metro Area Name State / Prov. Baseline Population
United StatesColumbusColumbusOH5,138
United StatesCorpus ChristiCorpus ChristiTX1,087
United StatesDallasDallas-Fort Worth-ArlingtonTX15,400
United StatesDaytonDaytonOH1,208
United StatesLittletonDenver-Aurora-LakewoodCO6,051
United StatesDes MoinesDes Moines-West Des MoinesIA842
United StatesBloomfield HillsDetroit-Warren-DearbornMI11,111
United StatesEl PasoEl PasoTX2,650
United StatesFresnoFresnoCA1,097
United StatesKentwoodGrand Rapids-WyomingMI1,288
United StatesGreensboroGreensboro-High PointNC838
United StatesGreenvilleGreenville-Anderson-MauldinSC1,440
United StatesHarrisburgHarrisburg-CarlislePA864
United StatesManchesterHartford-West Hartford-East HartfordCT3,352
United StatesHonoluluHonoluluHI1,892
United StatesHoustonHouston-The Woodlands-Sugar LandTX7,600
United StatesIndianapolisIndianapolis-Carmel-AndersonIN1,866
United StatesJacksonJacksonMS281
United StatesJacksonvilleJacksonvilleFL2,994
United StatesKCMOKansas CityMO1,497
United StatesKnoxvilleKnoxvilleTN1,028
United StatesLakelandLakeland-Winter HavenFL1,377
United StatesLancasterLancasterPA706
United StatesLas VegasLas Vegas-Henderson-ParadiseNV4,543
United StatesLittle RockLittle Rock-North Little Rock-ConwayAR810
United StatesLongviewLongview-TylerTX651
United StatesSanta MonicaLos Angeles-Long Beach-AnaheimCA34,044
United StatesLouisvilleLouisville/Jefferson CountyKY1,606
United StatesMadisonMadisonWI1,159
United StatesWeslacoMcAllen-Edinburg-Mission-BrownsvilleTX650